Our Leadership Team

Jon
Purizhansky

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Founder of Joblio and a New York lawyer with years of international experience focused on leveraging technology to bring transparency and efficiency into otherwise non-transparent global ecosystems.

David
Arkless

Non-Executive Chairman of the Advisory Board, Former Global President of the Manpower Group

Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in consulting and the staffing/recruitment industry. Former President at ManpowerGroup. Advisory Board Member UNHCR. Advisory Board Member IOM.

Mark
Tower

Chief Operating Officer

Mark has been a leader in the human capital management industry for more than two decades. Mark is an MBA Graduate.  Mark is inspired and motivated by his family which includes his wife Joanne, his two children and soon to be grandchild.

Mark
Reimann

US Country Manager & VP of Government Affairs

Mark Reimann is a highly decorated former Special Agent with the United States Department of Homeland Security who brings nearly 30 years of extensive experience in the field of immigration, human smuggling detection, human trafficking, and predatory labor fraud. A leading investigator in cases involving terrorism, narcotics, money laundering, and other transnational activity, Mr. Reimann has earned top awards from non-government organizations as well as from multiple federal agencies within the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice.

Yana
Gajim

VP of Talent Acquisition & Global Director of the ACE Program

Yana is an entrepreneur, lawyer and a dedicated human rights activist. She is currently the VP of Talent Acquisition and Global Director of the ACE Program at JOBLIO, INC.

Gord
Bretsen

Client Relationship Manager

Gord brings over 16 years’ experience as both manager and sales leader, and has been responsible for sales and operations of multiple branches, strategic hiring, team building and P&L management of some of the largest HR companies in the world.

Gord is leveraging a diverse range of conceptualization, presentation, group leadership and organizational planning skills to activate effective Recruitment practices. He has an outstanding track record in HR operations, business leadership, innovative thinking, planning and sales make Gord an interactive team player capable of defining and resolving staff development and growth issues.

Franklin
Crocker

Business Development USA

Franklin Crocker is a dynamic and accomplished professional, renowned for his remarkable 15+ year tenure in various Automotive management roles within Fortune 500 companies. With a career spanning multiple industries, Franklin’s expertise in leadership, strategy, and innovation has left an indelible mark on the corporate landscape. Beyond his stellar management credentials, he has also distinguished himself as a prominent figure in the realm of digital marketing, as well as an engaging radio personality and podcast host.

Mark
Van Dinther

Business Development Canada

Mark has 25 years of Human Resources experience, specializing in recruitment, selection, coaching and leadership. He is passionate about helping people and has guided many, including military veterans, international students, and entrepreneurs in the pursuit to achieving their career goals.  In collaboration with organizations throughout the country, Mark has implemented targeted initiatives to ease the transition for many into the Canadian workforce.

Jack
Ponte

Business Development Canada

Jack Ponte is the co-founder, partner and operations manager of Found People Inc. With over 20 years of experience in business and marketing, Jack has always been driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a unique ability to motivate others. From a young age, Jack ran a successful property management service; then went ahead to earn a degree in

International Business and Marketing from George Brown College. After graduating, Jack worked as a technical recruiter for a year and a half until he founded his own consultancy firm, Bullseye! Human Capital Solutions. Jack has 23 years of providing human capital solutions to Canadian companies

Joblio Advisors

Dennis
Vacco

Joblio Advisor
New York, USA

Mr. Vacco served as the Attorney General of the State of New York from 1995 to 1998. Previously, he was appointed by President Reagan as Chief Federal Prosecutor (US Attorney) for the Western District of New York. Currently, Mr. Vacco is a Partner with a US-based law firm Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP.

Lori
Procher

Joblio Advisor
Ontario, Canada

Lori Procher is the Former President of Manpower Canada. Currently, she is a highly engaged and innovative Chief People Office for the FGF Group of Companies, where she has helped support building a great company culture, while developing their best assets – the people who make it happen.  Lori has been with FGF, an innovative North American Food Processing company for over 10 years, and is passionate about building a great team and dedicated to supporting the organization’s work toward its vision of “Becoming the World’s Greatest Baker”

Michael
Lustig

Joblio Advisor
New York, USA

Michael Lustig is Adjunct Professor of Finance at NYU | Stern School of Business, and a Lecturer at several other academic institutions, teaching fulltime elective courses for MBAs in Fixed Income, Capital Markets, and Impact Finance. He retired after a 25-year career on Wall Street, mostly at the asset management firm BlackRock, where he was Managing Director overseeing Structured Mortgage & Derivative Products trading and acted as advisor/portfolio manager for the Federal Reserve’s Global Financial Crisis-related managed assets.
Michael is a Board Member/Trustee of: The Baron de Hirsch Fund, Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, American Friends of Ogen, Israeli Forum for Impact Economy, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of NY, among other nonprofit engagements. He serves on the Board of GigaWatt Global (the Israel-based solar energy company that built the first large-scale grid-connected fields in East Africa [with more in-process!]), and Nature Growth (a new AgriTech Incubator in Sderot, Israel), as well as maintaining several other corporate Advisory & Board positions through his Impact and Technology-focused investments.
Michael is a 1986 graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University, with a degree in Applied Math/Computer Science and a Concentration in Art History. He has curated a number of exhibits at The Society of Illustrators and is a Licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide. Michael lives in Manhattan with his wife Rachel, and their three wonderful children.

Yoel
Razvozov

Joblio Advisor
Israel

Razvozov is an Israeli politician, former Minister of Tourism of the State of Israel, Member of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset). He served as the Chair of the Committee for Immigration, Absorption and the Diaspora in the 19th Knesset. During his tenure as chairperson, he sponsored laws that encourage urban renewal and laws to lower the cost of living. He has promoted the integration of immigrants in the public health system and education system, and sponsored persistence bonuses to immigrant teachers. Razvozov has also promoted assistance for lone soldiers and worked to integrate immigrants in the job market.

Abdullahi
Maikano

Joblio Advisor
Abuja, Nigeria

Former Nigerian Government Regulator – Telecommunications industry. Alumni of Harvard Business School & Bayero University Kano. Abdullahi has decades of experience in the International Telecommunication industry, having led multiple telecommunication agencies in Nigeria.

Tom
Wiley

Joblio Advisor
New York, USA

Tom Wiley is publisher and president of The Buffalo News, the top news, and largest media organization in Western New York. He has been a leader in the media sector for more than 20 years, helping several of the nation’s most respected news brands grow their capabilities to meet changing audience and advertiser needs. Wiley has held leadership positions at Gannett, Tribune Publishing, Digital First Media and Lee Enterprises. While with Digital First Media, he pioneered the field integration of Adtaxi, a Denver-based advertising technology company that crafts sophisticated digital solutions for thousands of businesses across the United States. In addition, he lead the creation of the Vision media tool for Lee, a field facing real time programmatic media campaign program. In 2020, he created Amplified. Buffalo, an integrated marketing unit that combines The Buffalo News’ 80% reach with sophisticated digital marketing tools, creative services, content development, and public relations services. He spent his childhood in Wisconsin and Michigan. Wiley earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising from Michigan State. He is an auto enthusiast and a professionally trained racing driver. He is married with three children.

Halime
Özen Erbaş

Joblio Advisor
Antalya, Turkey

Halime Özen Erbaş is the founder and CEO of Attalia Global Management Consulting. She is Germanand English Sworn Translator and Interpreter. Furthermore, she worked as English and German SwornTranslator and Interpreter for 14 years in Municipality of Antalya,Turkey and also she still works as an Expert Witness in the fields of Economics and Tourism.

Tsvi Kan
Tor

Joblio Advisor
Ramat Gan, Israel

Founding partner of Kan-Tor & Acco – a global corporate relocation law firm. Mr. Kan Tor is a member of the committee of the foreign workers of The Israel Bar Association. He is a member of the Immigration and Nationality Law Committee of The International Bar Association. Mr. Kan Tor has authored several books on Global Mobility.

Dr. Janusz
Fajkowski

Joblio Advisor
Warsaw, Poland

Former Deputy Minister of the Department of Economic Cooperation in Poland. Former Trade Representative of Poland in Canada and Denmark, Trade Representative-Minister Plenipotentiary in China and Russia. Mr. Fajkowski sits on supervisory boards of various major Polish companies. Former Vice President of Polish-Asian Chamber of Commerce and Board Member of Polish Business Club.

Rufat
Novruzov

Joblio Advisor
Baku, Azerbaijan

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan. In 1984 graduated Summa Cum Laude from Moscow Stare University, Department of Economics. In 1987 completed post-graduate courses at the Institute of the USA&Canada studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and continued to work there as a research fellow until 1992. In 1990-92 – Advisor to Prime-Minister of Azerbaijan. In 1992-98 – Economic Counsellor to the Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to the United Nations in New York. After retiring from diplomatic service established business consulting practice in New York City focused on navigating international projects of its corporate clients in a wide variety of sectors of economy – energy, manufacturing, commercial real estate, transportation, health care, finance, etc.

Michael
Rossetti

Joblio Advisor
Washington D.C, USA

Mr. Rossetti is a former federal prosecutor in the United States. He also previosuly served as Personal Councelor to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior of the United States of America. Currently, he is a Partner with the US-based law firm Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP. A lawyer and a lobbyist, Mr. Rossetti served on the US Federal committee in charge with the implementations of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Stephen
Schueler

Joblio Advisor
Denmark

Mr. Schueler is the Chairman of European Maritime Finance, Inerfuel and CEO of Enerjen Capital, one of the world’s leading renewable clean energy companies specializing in the maritime industry. Former Global Head of Sales for Microsoft, Former Head of Retail & Operations for P&G, Former Chief Commercial Officer for Maersk (Denmark).

Paul
Ciminelli

Joblio Advisor
New York, USA

Paul F. Ciminelli is Chief Executive Officer of Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation, a real estate development and investment firm that has offices in New York, Florida, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, serving a portfolio of approximately 26 million SF in seven states.