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Meet the team — then, if you feel so inclined, drop us a line.

  • Pat Phelan | CEO

    Pat is an entrepreneur, visionary and strategic thinker in the world of hospitality. He has raised more than $50M in private equity for various hospitality projects, supplied and manufactured more than $40M in hospitality furniture and recruited hundreds of talented people for some of the top food and beverage brands. Pat received his Bachelor's in Business from the University of Missouri- Columbia and his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. Pat was named as one of the National Restaurant News 2018 top 75 Power CEO's in hospitality. Leap was recently named one of Kansas City's top 100 growing companies in 2018 by Ingram's Magazine.

  • Chris Wunder | Partner | Executive Search

    Chris joined Leap Co in 2016 as a Director, Executive Recruitment. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from William Paterson University and an Associate's Degree in Psychology. He has an extensive background as a professional in recruitment, talent acquisition, sales and management with a focus on strategic planning and project deployment.

  • Jamie Vaters | VP of Client Services

    Jamie is a genuine and passionate trusted advisor, that has over 10 years of experience in the professional services & staffing industries among numerous verticals and industries nationwide. Her entrepreneurial spirit and genuine nature has allowed her to develop entire divisions within multiple “startup” organizations (to include her own) from conception to launch stages. Jamie’s passion is ignited by creating long lasting relationships that have allowed her to make a difference in the life of a candidate and the success of a business.

  • Jon Bremer | Sr. Business Development Manager FF&E

    A true service professional with years of experience, Jon works directly with our customers from the first day of a project to the last. After spending just a little time with him, you’ll know that he’ll do anything to ensure that your timeline and your expectations are in good hands.

  • Mark Milazzo | Sr. Business Development Manager FF&E

    Mark brings close to 30 years of business development, sales & management experience in a variety of markets, Contract & Hospitality, as well as retail. Working with factories from Vietnam, China, Europe and North America with a greater emphasis on furniture. His attention to the “customer/client” and their needs is unwavering.

Let’s Connect

We’d love to chat about how we can make your pad feel more like home for your customers.

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