WE MAKE DREAMS HAPPEN.
We work with incredible professionals that unite teams and empower companies to make dreams happen. We are over 600+ people globally and offer Interim, Direct Hire, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Global Growth Services offered across all major industries and countries. Stop in to talk to us. We’d love know what you’re doing now. And what you want to do next.
We are part of the Global Upside Family
We are part of the Global Upside group, the world’s leading provider of HR, Payroll, Accounting, Finance and Compliance services in 170+ countries. Combined with our sister companies, we offer the most diverse range of global solutions that simplify complexity and help Clients operate better and grow faster.
We’ve got more than two decades experience in the industry and in that time we’ve acquired and grown our way to becoming a talent acquisition leader. Our rebranding from Global Upside to Gava Talent Solutions reflects our exponential growth and gets us one step closer to our long term ambitions.
Help companies and professionals make their dreams a reality
To create the Ultimate Client Experience
Impossible is not in our Vocabulary
MEET OUR TEAM
Ragu Bhargava CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Ragu oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Gava Talent Solutions with a strong focus on increasing our global footprint and making our Clients successful – no matter where they do business. His mantra: “Impossible is not in my vocabulary.”
Gita Bhargava CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Gita is focused on the people who matter most to us – our clients and our employees. Gita’s team works to continuously improve our solutions, and client service experience. As a co-founder, she also continues to work closely with Human Resources on initiatives that make Gava Talent Solutions a great place to work.
Bill Armstrong President
Bill Armstrong oversees the strategic direction, expansion, and operations of all our solutions. Under Bill's leadership Gava Talent Solutions has expanded to providing services for all major industries and countries and has built one of the largest candidate networks in the industry.
Adam Sheffield Chief Revenue Officer
Adam Sheffield, Chief Revenue Officer, brings more than 15 years of experience leading sales organizations in the HCM and Professional Services market. He currently oversees the global sales organization and operations for all companies under the Global Upside umbrella.
Roy Avondet CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Roy manages the financial strategy and operations of Gava Talent Solutions with a focus on strategic long-range planning, budgeting, and ensuring we have a balance portfolio of growth initiatives. Roy was previously a partner at Deloitte & Touche, serving the firm for 34 years.
Nandita Verma Vice President, Marketing
Nandita manages our worldwide marketing, corporate communications and public relations. She is responsible for creating integrated global marketing plans that engage our Clients and help grow demand for our solutions. Her mantra is to create conversations that build brands while engaging employees.
Paul Court VICE PRESIDENT, STAFFING
Paul manages global talent acquisition operations in the US, Philippines and India, supporting clients in 100+ countries. With over 20 years of experience, Paul has a proven track record in executing talent acquisition strategies and building world class teams
Preeti Lokagariwar DIRECTOR, TALENT & RPO SOLUTIONS
Preeti’s forte in global talent acquisition lies in areas such as finance & accounting, IT, engineering, sales and operations. With over 15 years of global talent delivery experience, she is known for her ability to find innovative solutions to challenging situations.
Pam Clawson DIRECTOR, TALENT SOLUTIONS
Pam Clawson has worked as a recruiter in the San Francisco Bay Area and Utah. Pam loves connecting with people and developing long lasting relationships. Through her extensive network, she finds the best talent for Accounting and Finance, HR, Marketing, and Executive level positions. Pam has gained respect from peers and clients by always bringing a friendly, professional attitude to each engagement.
Jeremy Walker Talent Solutions Manager
Jeremy’s commitment to finding the right candidate and “turning over every rock” is second to none. His 13 years of HR and Recruiting experience, has helped him become a true champion in assisting you with your accounting and finance, human resources and sales needs.
Charles Hansen Talent Solutions Manager
Charles has a great passion for finding the ‘nearly impossible to find’ candidate. With 7 years’ experience in recruiting, he has specialized in marketing, business development, accounting and finance, and engineering roles.
Danielle Helberg Talent Solutions Manager
Danielle’s best days at work are when she is talking to candidates and connecting her clients with top talent. With over 10 years of Accounting and Finance industry experience her passions are rooted in her knowledge of the profession and adding value through providing both distinctive client service and a meaningful candidate experience.
Teri Slaugh Business Development Manager
Teri joins Gava Talent with over 20 years of account management experience. She specializes in building partnerships in the staffing and recruiting world. Teri is the Chair of the SSL Chamber Women in Business Committee and spends her free time supporting the Salt Lake City community and youth projects.
Anastasia Tohmé Talent Acquisition Manager, International
Anastasia has nearly 10 years of experience in recruiting top talent from the EMEA region across different sectors. She specializes in supporting growing companies as they expand their businesses across borders and into new markets. Currently based out of Madrid, she oversees international talent acquisition for GTS. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
Stacey Holscher Talent Solutions Manager
Stacey has 16 years’ experience working in HR. She is PHR certified and has been focused on talent acquisition & building exceptional workgroups. In addition to her work with the South Salt Lake Chamber Women in Business, she also serves as a Planning Commissioner for the city of South Salt Lake. Stacey has a MBA with a background in Exercise Physiology.
Edmee Lloyd Senior Manager, Talent Solutions
Edmee’s strong leadership background in finance, marketing, and talent acquisition lends insight to her ability to solve business challenges. She is a tenacious leader and her history of success can be traced to her deep understanding of clients’ needs. Edmee goes the extra mile to generate collaborative and valuable solutions for everyone involved, building trusted partnerships that last.