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.


Steve Goldberg

Manager, Accounting

Linda Wingerter

Payroll Specialist

Jacob Orrison

Director, Advisory Services

Sweeney Rose

Chief Happiness Officer

Kim Moore

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Kendra Kruse

Resource Manager, Recruiting & Staffing

Nusrat Malek

Manager, Human Resources

Abdullah (Abby) Parker

Director, Technical Services

Kenzie Boone

Senior Resource Manager, Recruiting & Staffing

Justin Secrist

Senior Resource Manager, Recruiting & Staffing

Cody Evans

Manager, Technical Services

Candis Crain

Office Manager

Stacey Hack

Senior Account Executive

Nicole Mauer

HR Coordinator