At Elite Executive Partners we believe that it isn’t just about finding work; it’s about finding out what works. Because of that belief, we do more than just place people with employers. We take the time necessary to understand the needs and potential of every job opening we post and every candidate we meet.

We know from years of experience that a solid, working relationship between a candidate and a company is based on honest expectations, personality matching, and articulated end goals. After all, we cannot be successful if our candidates are not successful, so we’ve perfected the art of asking the right questions and knowing the right answers.

Our knowledgeable team of industry and local business experts can help you make the best decisions for both your short and long term career goals. We realize it is hard to take a first step when you are not sure where you are going, and we’re here to provide professional guidance and resources as well as job opportunities to help you continue on your chosen path.



Chris Ferry


Prior to Elite Staffing, Chris was President and CEO of a local staffing agency. During her time there, she started a successful executive search firm with an office in Chicago. There she developed strong skills in all areas of worker’s compensation. Along with Elite Staffing, Chris is a partner at IBC Insurance. Chris is licensed in Property & Casualty for both personal and commercial insurance. Throughout her career, she has been a trusted partner and advisor to her clients in both insurance and staffing.

Stuart Lee


Stuart has over 25 years of leadership, entrepreneurial and business experience. Stuart is Owner of Innovative Benefits and  a  partner at IBC Insurance. His strong community ties and involvement has made him a trusted business adviser. He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and has been honored with the Golden Eagle award on 5 different occasions, an award only given to the top health insurance writers in the country.

Chris Namanny


Chris is highly regarded as an expert in the Human Resources field and has twenty-plus years of experience in providing high level HR expertise to numerous corporations with employee numbers ranging from 10 to 500. She partners with owners on EEOC, employee turnover, safety compliance, OSHA, DOT, EPA, workers compensation, and unemployment issues. Chris is an extension to her clients staff, offering support in all areas of growth and challenges.

Lexi Morgan

Director, Talent Acquisition | Medical Division

I take time to understand the needs of every opportunity and match that to the potential of every candidate. Because of this, I believe it isn't about just filling open positions; it's about finding the right position for YOU. Whether you are just beginning your career or are a seasoned medical professional, I'm here to find the role that best fits your career goals. I know from years of experience that a solid, working relationship between a candidate and a facility is based on honest expectations, personality matching, and articulated end goals. After all, I cannot be successful if you are not, so I've perfected the art of asking the right questions to help you achieve your best career outcome. The Elite Executive Partners medical division recruits high-performing physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and CRNAs in high-demand specialties.

Phil Krone

Executive Recruiter

Phil brings a wealth of business experience to Elite Staffing. He has been a managing partner in several businesses in Iowa and understands the importance of hiring and retaining top talent. Phil has developed relationships with many regional companies during his business career. He also managed several executive recruiters in the Midwest that found top talent for companies in engineering, finance and supply chain along with all C-level executive positions.

Genelle Teska

Talent Acquisition, Supervisor

If a client is working with our Staffing Supervisor, G Teska, all apprehensions they may have had initially about staffing companies subside. G runs her desk not unlike how she ran her probation officer desk - working with everyone's best interest in mind, listening to what they need, and lead in confidence and professionalism. G brings a unique interpretation of interviewing to our team with her background in investigative interviewing. As a Staffing Supervisor, G partners with clients to form a staffing and labor plan for clerical and industrial roles. She actively recruits and grows the talent pool in all administrative, skilled labor, and industrial positions and oversees the employees while onsite at our clients. G knows the hard work has paid off when she sees her employees succeeding and thriving in their new roles. 

Kim Luze

HR Consultant

Human Resources Consultant is an all-encompassing title that can be intimidating to employees. Kim does an exceptional job making HR a positive experience for our clients and their employees. She Partners with our clients and provides them with the proper tools and resources to create an engaging environment that promotes success. Conducting onsite training, compliance work, fact-findings, and handbook development are just a few of the many duties Kim performs. Along with overseeing many HR duties, Kim is also responsible for payroll for our staffing clients.

Before Elite Executive Partners, Kim held numerous management roles in the banking and assisted living industries. Kim enjoys working at Elite because she learns something new every day, and her role has provided her with exceptional professional development growth. She enjoys working with clients and training them on how to protect their organizations. "To train a manager or business owner and then see them successfully using those tools in a real-life situation is very rewarding. We know we made a difference."

Dani Lucchesi

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Dani Lucchesi's goal is to not only find a job that makes you happy but provide you with the knowledge and resources to ensure you are making a smart career move. With a deep understanding of our client's culture and environment, she can share insight into a role otherwise that you may not find.

Before Elite Executive Partners, Dani obtained her Bachelor's degree in International Business from Briar Cliff University. With this field of study, she gained exposure to human resources coursework that piqued her interest and helped her land an internship in the HR department at BCU. Dani played college volleyball and coaches at a local volleyball club. With her coaching background, Dani has the unique ability to help bring out the best of someone's skill set and showcase their strength; this plays well for Dani both on and off the court. Home to Dani is the warmth of Rio de Janeiro, and we are beyond excited she is now calling Siouxland home.

Mike Schmidt

Director, Medical Sales

For Mike, it is all about open and honest communication. To best understand the needs of his clients, Mike has perfected the skill of asking the right questions. Mike partners with healthcare facilities to evaluate their staffing challenges and propose workforce solutions to meet staffing demands. With 32 years in healthcare, Mike has a deep understanding of local and regional healthcare challenges. He looks forward to furthering the success of our partnering healthcare facilities. Prior to Elite Executive Partners, Mike was the Director of Business Health, Physical Therapy, and the Sleep Lab at UnityPoint Health in Sioux City. Mike also held a Business Development & Physician Relationship role at a large new multifaceted surgery center in South Sioux City, Nebraska.

Mike believes the most significant way to make an impact is to be risk vision-driven, set new standards and trends in the workplace, and you must not be afraid to fail.