Denise Kruse

CEO / Owner

Denise is the CEO and owner of AdamsGabbert (AG), bringing nearly 30 years of corporate general management experience, entrepreneurial leadership and a passion for making a difference in the Kansas City community. Her experience in consulting, developing business, building and managing a $400M+ division of a Fortune 100 company will ensure that AG continues to create business solutions for her clients. Committed to helping her clients realize success, Denise has benchmarked her reputation most notably on transparency, honesty and partnership.

Stacy Rose


Joining AdamsGabbert (AG) in 2013, Stacy is the Chief Operating Officer and is a key part of the driving force behind the explosive growth AG has experienced since 2013. She has set the vision for the strategic direction of client relationships, talent management and AG’s operational excellence.

First serving as the Office Manager in 2013, she created and grew into the role of Client Relationship Manager in 2013. In March of 2014, Stacy was promoted to Director of Operations and Client Services where she took on the task of growing AG from 20 employees to over 150 over a two year period. Her entrepreneurial spirit continues to drive her, making her feel right at home at AG.

Dave Templeman

Director, Recruiting & Staffing

Dave is the Director of Staffing & Recruiting, bringing nearly 20 years of helping candidates through career transitions and helping companies find the right fit for their team. He’s a true recruiting expert when it comes to understanding the needs of each client and using his vast knowledge and network to deliver highly qualified candidates. In an industry where resumes and interviews are handled like a transaction, and resumes are puffed and job descriptions inaccurate, Dave prides himself on peeling away at the surface to get to the heart of what really matters: the people.

Jacob Orrison

Director, Advisory & Technology Services

With more than 15 years of experience in process improvement, project management, business analysis and development, Jacob is well-versed in supporting businesses needs and developing tools to provide executive insight into operational processes. As the Director of Advisory & Technology Services at AG, he works as a bridge between the business and IT sides of an organization by leading project initiatives and system implementations through new corporate initiatives, institutional changes and seasonal flux. Jacob has expertise across a variety of industries – including health care, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, manufacturing, insurance and finance – and has a reputation for quickly identifying business and process improvements that lead to greater success for our clients.


Steve Goldberg

Manager, Accounting

Linda Wingerter

Payroll Specialist

Kim Moore

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Kendra Kruse

Resource Manager, Recruiting & Staffing

Nusrat Malek

Manager, Human Resources

Kenzie Boone

Account Executive Recruiting & Staffing

Justin Secrist

Senior Resource Manager, Recruiting & Staffing

Will Moulthrop

Senior Resource Manager

Stacey Hack

Senior Account Executive

Ray Fowler

Senior Consultant

Cody Evans

Manager, Technical Services

Becky Replogle-Wilkes

Senior Consultant

Candis Crain

HR Specialist

Sean Ferrell

Technical Support Specialist

Alec Alvarez

Business Development Specialist

Zach Wagner

Office Manager

Marah Penn

Resource Manager

Emma Rose


Sweeney Rose

Chief Happiness