Our Team

Aliina Sconiers

Aliina Sconiers

Account Manager

Hi, I’m Aliina, an Account Manager at IT Motives. My strengths lie in making long-lasting connections, motivation, and helping others reach their goals.  When I’m not working, I love cooking, reading, and hanging out with my favorite person, my son. At IT Motives, we make a point of learning about our clients and really seeing how we can be of assistance. Please contact me if you have any needs or just want to talk about the tech scene.

aliina@itmotives.com 

Jackie Newgard

Jackie Newgard

Technical Recruiter

Hi, I’m Jackie! I am a Technical Recruiter here at IT Motives and what I love most about my job is connecting with people and fostering long term professional relationships. Each person is unique, and it gives me great joy to learn about you so that I can match you with your next wonderful opportunity. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, doing amateur phone photography, eating, taking the occasional nap, and racing our dachshund (Gunther) at the Oktoberfest’s. He just so happens to be a former PNW Wiener Dog Race Champion. Let’s connect!

jackie@itmotives.com 

Tony Seminary

Tony Seminary

Founder & CEO

Hi, I’m Tony, and the founder and CEO of IT Motives. I’m passionate about building long-term relationships, helping people grow, and making career connections. That’s my “why.” What’s yours? I’d love to hear your story and get to know you better, so please don’t hesitate to reach out. When I’m not working, I love to travel, camp, kayak, and attend Powwows. I’m super proud of my daughter Angelina, and love spending time with her.

tony@itmotives.com  

Kirk Baillie

Kirk Baillie

Operations Manager & Salesforce Admin

Hi, I’m Kirk, and I am our Operations Manager and Salesforce Admin. I help make our process and applicant tracking system work so our team can do great things. When I’m not working, you can usually find me cooking or spending time with my family.

kirk@itmotives.com  

Blake Brooks

Blake Brooks

Technical Recruiter

Hello I’m Blake, Technical Recruiter at IT Motives! I’m here to build long-term, meaningful relationships and help bring amazing opportunities to amazing people. My goal has always been to make a positive impact on other people’s lives, and never stop striving to learn, grow, and be a little be better than I was yesterday.

blake@itmotives.com  

Kati Dawson

Kati Dawson

Office Manager

Hi! I’m Kati. I’m the Office Manager. I have a love of planning, organizing, problem solving, and learning new things. I truly enjoy using my skills and knowledge to help other people do their jobs more easily and efficiently.

kati@itmotives.com 

Kristal Hyatt

HR Manager

Hi, I’m Kristal, the HR Manager at IT Motives. I have been in HR for nearly 25 years and hold two senior certifications in human resources: SPHR and the SHRM-SCP. I live in Bend with my husband where we help run an educational non-profit. I’m a football fan/coach’s wife and enjoy travelling to explore new places. I love helping employees develop their skills and advance their careers by providing needed resources, as well as setting up company infrastructure for growth.

kristal@itmotives.com  

Gina Veillet

Account Manager

Hi I’m Gina and I’m an Account Manager here at IT Motives. What I enjoy most about my work is simply helping others. Whether It’s helping a company find the perfect fit for their team, or connecting with a person about to take that next step in their career journey; I feel privileged to be there as a supportive partner. I champion efforts of equality & fairness and try to find ways to help make the world a better and more accepting place to be. Outside of work I love spending time with my hilarious family, landscape photography, concerts, true crime mystery podcasts, and traveling. Please reach out if I can help support you in some way or even just to catch up and say hey!

gina@itmotives.com  

Lauren Musante

Technical Recruiter

Hi, I’m Lauren and I’m a Technical Recruiter here at IT Motives. I love working with people, forming connections, and building relationships. Helping others gives me a deep sense of satisfaction and joy. I’d be delighted to get to know you, hear about your career goals, and help you discover your next chapter. Outside of the office, I enjoy gardening, hiking, baking, and spending time with my partner and our two huge dogs Gandalf and Attila. Please reach out when you’re ready to discuss what’s next for you—I can help you find your perfect opportunity.

lauren@itmotives.com  

Angelo Seminary 1966-2019

Angelo Seminary was the Director of Sales at IT Motives from 2013 to 2019, and his presence at our company will never be forgotten. Angelo is on the right in this photo. Angelo was passionate about the tech community and we carry his passion and honor his amazing legacy in all we do. Angelo, your relationships mattered. You are missed as a son, brother, cousin, uncle, nephew, friend, colleague, and partner.