Meet Our Team
The Kaizen HR Solutions team brings more than 100 years of experience to our clients with direct experience across industry sectors. Although hiring may seem transactional, we are motivated by clients success that directly stemming from having the right people in the right roles.
Rose Dorta, Founder
A human resources professional with more than two decades of experience, Rose founded Kaizen HR Solutions in 2018 to leverage her expertise and passion for helping organizations secure high performing candidates to drive growth, transform cultures and meet other critical objectives. Rose oversees each search personally and provides strategic guidance to her search team. She has successfully completed thousands of demanding searches for human resources, operations, finance, information technology, commercial and back-office roles for a diverse set of clients across multiple industry sectors.
Rose brings extensive experience in corporate human resources and global recruiting management experience. She has worked with top business leaders to deeply understand their short and long-term goals as well as key position requirements to successfully drive growth and organizational change. She takes a business partner approach with clients and acts as an extension to their team. She is efficient, delivers quality over numbers, adds value-added growth, and provides exceptional customer service to her clients.
Prior to establishing Kaizen HR, Rose held multiple HR leadership roles across innovative growth organizations. In addition, she spent 10 years of her HR career working in fast-paced, metrics, and quality-driven private equity-owned portfolio companies. She has a track record supporting these organizations at various points in the investment cycle by providing high touch turnkey recruiting services to accelerate return on their investment. Rose earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Human Resources as well as her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation.
Client Services Representative
Clarissa Palumbo, Client Services
As the Client Services Representative, Clarissa works directly with clients to understand their business needs. Serving as the liaison between new clients and the Practice Leaders, Clarissa coordinates the next steps to ensure a seamless transition.
Prior to joining the Kaizen HR team, Clarissa worked in the Hospitality Industry, primarily specializing in the planning and execution of corporate events. Leveraging her past experience, Clarissa brings a “client first” attitude to every situation and works to anticipate client needs before they arise.
Clarissa is a proud graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. When she is not working, Clarissa loves trying out new eats, exploring her creative side through crafting, and growing her vinyl record collection.
Talent Acquisition Partner
Kristi Boyd, Talent Acquisition Partner
Kristi serves as the Talent Acquisition Partner for Kaizen HR. She has a passion for providing high-touch customer service to build long-lasting relationships. She partners with clients to present qualified candidates, from associate to leadership, in manufacturing, plastics, packaging, healthcare, construction, and more.
Prior to joining Kaizen HR, Kristi held human resources and corporate recruitment level roles where she partnered with internal and external clients to drive the company strategy forward.
Kristi earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets.
Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Sara Holing, Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Sara serves as the Talent Acquisition Coordinator for Kaizen HR. She partners with internal and external team members to execute recruiting strategy initiatives. In addition to this, he manages the operations of the firm.
Prior to joining Kaizen HR, she worked in the educational/health care sector where she recruited, onboarded, and managed a team of clinical and support staff.
Sara earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social Work. When she is not working, she enjoys the outdoors with her family.