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Phil Gugliotta, 

Founder & President

Phil is an eighteen-year veteran and leader in the staffing industry. Since 2003, Phil has been working within the staffing world, having been VP of Sales for a major staffing leader and owner of Topnotch Staffing Solutions, a regional staffing business in Long Island, New York.  

He started Tech2 in 2009, after moving to NC, and has grown the firm into one of the premier Salesforce.com recruiting and staffing firms in the U.S.  

When he isn't working on making his company the best it can be, you'll find him on the golf course or playing USTA tennis.  Of course spending time with his family ranks quite high on the list as well!!

Nancy Gugliotta, 

VP Operations

Nancy serves as the VP of Operations for Tech2.  She has been with Tech2 since its creation and is responsible for the general management of the office including contracts, accounts receivable/payable, payroll and vendor management.  Before settling in North Carolina, she worked in New York at Topnotch Staffing Solutions, where her role as their Operations Manager was great preparation for her current position.  


Nancy also holds a real estate license in the state of North Carolina and enjoys horseback riding and playing on her tennis team.  

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Jerod Schoenthaler,

Sr. Salesforce Staffing Specialist

Jerod has over 4 years of recruiting/staffing experience and loves the competitive nature of the industry and helping candidates find new opportunities. He has a passion for technology and staying up to date on the latest trends in IT, and now with his new Salesforce specialty! His focus at Tech2 will be on contract placement, which has shown a tremendous amount of growth in 2021.


Outside Tech2, Jerod enjoys being a dad of two young children. He's also a fan of video games, bowling, traveling and going to the beach!



Cassie Barry,

Sourcing Specialist

Cassie has over 2 years of recruiting knowledge and experience in a variety of industries. She loves making connections with candidates and matching them with dream jobs offered by leading companies across the country.


Cassie is a Murray State grad who loves cheering on Racer basketball! In her free time, you can find her playing golf with her husband, discovering new coffee shops or finding her next travel destination!


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Kyle Shields, 

Business Development Representative

Kyle Shields graduated from North Carolina Central University with a B.S. in Psychology and his Master's in Recreation Administration. After pursuing a career in Minor League Baseball and Stadium Operations, he decided to dip is toes into the staffing industry. His resume boasts extensive experience in sales, business development, and building successful, long-term relationships. 

When he's not reaching out to new business partners, Kyle enjoys exercising, watching sports and listening to new music!



Sarah Griffith,

Marketing Specialist

After graduating from East Carolina University in 2018, Sarah has tirelessly pursued a career in Marketing and Communications. She's passionate about developing content and driving growth using a mixture of creativity, technology, and innovation as a vehicle to get there. 


Out of the office, Sarah is an avid beach-goer, amateur photographer and full-time friend. She loves her dog, Bhodie and spends much of her free time exploring new hobbies and playing terrible rounds of golf.


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Patrick Lyons,
Business Development Representative

Patrick graduated from Auburn University in 2017 after studying Business and Communications. He has a proven track record for success with over a year of experience in staffing, particularly focusing on the IT and Cyber space. He truly enjoys working with clients to help them achieve their goals by providing them with the right talent to fit their needs. 

Outside of work, you'll catch Patrick at a Red Rocks concert, hanging out with his pups, or playing a round of golf!


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