trey hugley

trey
hugley

president

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ryan behmanesh

ryan
behmanesh

svp, partner

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yemi branaman

yemi
branaman

svp, operations

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After graduating college from Texas A&M University, Trey found his home in Executive Search. Working in the industry, he sought to build a brand that recognizes the importance of building partnerships with both clients and candidates to establish trusting and long-lasting relationships. Out of this desire, Trey founded Genesis Resources - where he operates as the President/CEO to this day.

"Building Genesis has been a group effort. I wouldn't be here without the outstanding people I get to work with every day, clients, candidates, and employees alike."

Ryan joined the Genesis team in September 2013, as an Insurance Recruiter after working for Dallas Baptist University's baseball program - a program in which he was a part of as a student athlete. He worked on a myriad of key accounts then became the point-person on executive-level searches, particularly those that involve Underwriting Leadership. His own leadership elevated him to Senior Vice President of Insurance Recruiting and he is also a Partner in the company. He currently oversees much of the Executive Search team and also challenges himself to work on the toughest searches for Genesis' elite clients.

"I love how everybody here is willing to help, but also hungry to learn.There's no hierarchy and it doesn't matter how long you've been here at Genesis or how long you've been in the business. Everybody can learn from everybody and the entire team embraces that."

After working for a few different firms as either operations or recruiting, Yemi married the two roles and joined Genesis in 2013 as the Operations Manager. Her skills in management elevated her to Vice President of Operations in September 2018. Yemi takes on a variety of Operations projects in her new position and has helped Genesis further grow and develop.

"My favorite thing is the family atmosphere at Genesis. Everyone works together, supports each other, and learns from each other. I personally love learning from Trey and helping him grow Genesis to where he wants it to be."

randall hedlund

randall
hedlund

chief consulting officer

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beau poston

beau
poston

vice president

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john lambert

john
lambert

vice president

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randall hedlund

chief consulting officer

rhedlund@genesisresources.com

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After many professional accomplishments including implementing cultural changes to large, successful organizations to drive organic growth and elevate employee performance as well as becoming the Subject Matter Expert in a variety of insurance programs such as Property, Inland Marine, General Liability, Director's and Officer's, Excess and Surplus Lines, etc., Randy joined Genesis in 2021. Randy currently operates as the Chief Consulting Officer on best business and operational practices and drives Genesis to elevate their customers, clients, and candidates to a higher level of success.

"My favorite thing about being a Chief Consulting/Operations Officer at Genesis is that I get involved with a lot of different things. I get to help guide the business while working with a lot of great people. It's an opportunity to be creative and put ideas to work to make things even better."

Beau graduated from Emporia State University with his Bachelor's degree in May 2012 where he also played NCAA baseball. Beau joined Genesis in November 2017 as an Insurance Recruiter after spending several years building and growing a Firestone operation. Beau's quick success and his ability to adapt to Genesis' style of recruitment earned him the title of Vice President. He is a leader in the industry and remains at the forefront of our senior and executive level search efforts.

"My favorite thing about being an executive recruiter is having a positive impact on people's personal/professional lives."

John, after graduating from Centenary College of Louisiana with a Bachelor's in Political Science, began his career as a successful Medical Sales Executive. Beginning in November 2017, John switched to Insurance Recruiting when he joined the Genesis team. Currently, John works directly with carrier clients as well as national brokerages on a variety of niched searches within the Insurance Industry. Due to John's engagement with senior management across the industry, he earned the title of Vice President and looks forward to continuing to be a primary point of contact for executives in the insurance industry.

"My favorite thing about being a recruiter at Genesis Resources is the variety I have on a daily basis. Working on both the broker and carrier side in different parts of the country allows me to learn about different skills sets and speak with a variety of different candidates and clients."

melissa feste

melissa
feste

assistant vice president

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chris haney

chris
haney

assistant vice president

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keith price

keith
price

senior recruiter

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melissa feste

assistant vice president

mfeste@genesisresources.com

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Melissa joined Genesis in October 2015 as an Insurance Recruiter. She came into recruiting naturally and demonstrated the ability work well with clients and candidates to facilitate a productive collaboration. Melissa currently supports some of our clients' more strategic projects while continuing to excel at filling middle and upper management level roles.

"I love recruiting at Genesis because of the opportunity to match great job seekers with great clients."

chris haney

assistant vice president

chaney@genesisresources.com

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Chris graduated from Dallas Baptist University in 2012 and joined Genesis Resources in the Summer of 2022 after spending the past 10 years in minor-league baseball and public education. After an initial whirlwind of success, Chris was elevated to an assistant vice president title shortly thereafter.

"The best part about being a recruiter is the relationships we build through the process. Your clients come to you in search of the perfect addition to their team, and the candidate is looking for the next big step in their career. Being able to work with and connect the two is incredibly satisfying.

Keith graduated from the University of Arkansas in May 2016 with a Bachelor's in Journalism. He joined the Project Recruitment Team initially in November 2018 then transitioned to the Executive Search Team as a Senior Recruiter in 2019. Keith works directly with a variety of our P&C clients on both managing their accounts while acting as Senior Recruiter for their positions.

"My favorite thing about being a Senior Recruiter at Genesis is the opportunity I have to make an impact. Not only through helping candidates find better opportunities but being able to form a partnership with clients and help them save time and money."

jesus hernandez

jesus
hernandez

recruiter

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kenny hatcher

kenny
hatcher

recruiter

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scott simonsen

scott
simonsen

recruiter

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Jesus began his recruitment career when he joined the Project Recruitment Team at Genesis in 2021. On the Project Recruitment Team, he focuses on recruiting for a variety of manufacturing roles and clients. With his ability to speak both Spanish and English, Jesus is able to provide clients and candidates a more customized recruitment experience.

"My favorite thing about being a recruiter for the Industries Team is being able to talk to and help such a diverse group of people looking for better opportunities in the industry. Another thing I also enjoy is being able to learn what people look for in jobs so I can better help them."

Kenny graduated from Dallas Baptist University and began his recruitment career at Genesis Resources in February of 2023. Kenny recruits for a variety of Underwriting positions throughout the United States.

"My favorite thing about being a recruiter at Genesis Resources is connecting with people at all different stages in their careers and helping them find the opportunities they are looking for."

 

 

Scott began his recruitment career at Genesis Resources in January 2023 after 20 years in the golf business. Scott recruits for a variety of insurance positions including Construction, Casualty, and Underwriters roles.

"My favorite thing about being a recruiter at Genesis Resources is making new connections, learning more about the candidate, and helping them with the next phase of their career."

 

 

jordan mckernan

jordan
mckernan

recruiter

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justin hukill

justin
hukill

recruiter

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brandon simpson

brandon
simpson

recruiter

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Jordan is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and joined Genesis Resources in the spring of 2023. She specializes in accounting and underwriting positions for our insurance clients.

"My favorite thing about being a recruiter at Genesis Resources is that I have the opportunity to impact someone's life in a positive way. I enjoy connecting with candidates, hearing about what they are truly looking for in their careers, and helping them find that. I am grateful to have the opportunity and resources within my career to helping others find roles that they will be excited about and enjoy being in for years to come!" 

Justin graduated from York University in 2017 and began a teaching career shortly after graduation. After changing young lives through teaching, Justin transitioned to changing professional lives through executive recruitment when he joined Genesis in August, 2023. Currently, he's enjoying the impact he makes in recruiting for actuary and claims positions in the insurance industry.

"I love establishing connections with individuals on both the candidate and client sides to facilitate the achievement of their goals. My driving force is the satisfaction gained from assisting people in making significant and positive career moves. This sense of purpose is the cornerstone of my passion as a recruiter."

Brandon graduated from Texas Tech University and found a career in teaching immediately after graduation. While coaching alongside teaching, he transitioned his career from helping accelerate young athletic careers to professional careers when he joined Genesis in August, 2023. Currently, Brandon enjoys making an impact on underwriting careers and accounting careers within the insurance industry.

"Working at Genesis and having the opportunity to assist individuals in transforming their current situations is something that never loses its appeal. What I find most gratifying about my job is the ability to connect with both candidates and clients on a personal level, building relationships. Witnessing the joy in people when they attain their career goals is what really makes my job enjoyable."

tricia hugley

tricia
hugley

senior research analyst

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caitlyn wilcoxson

caitlyn
wilcoxson

research analyst

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katie dyo

katie
dyo

data analyst

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tricia hugley

senior research analyst

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Tricia graduated from Texas A&M University and officially joined Genesis in 2014 as a Research Recruiter. She spends the majority of her work assisting both the Project Recruitment Team and Executive Search Team by researching necessary recruitment information. Her skills elevated her to Senior Research Recruiter, and she has even coached other Research Recruiters and Data Analysts on data management best practices.

"My favorite thing about being a Researcher at Genesis is helping the great team we have obtain information in order to connect and discuss possible new opportunities with people."

Caitlyn graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler in December and joined Genesis Resources in 2023. She assists with the planning of events as well as managing a database for the recruitment team.

"My favorite part about being a Researcher is that my job is pretty much a bunch of puzzles that I get to solve each time I find a new piece of information."

Katie joined Genesis in 2021 as a Data Analyst and works alongside obtaining her Master's degree at the University of Texas at Dallas. Much of her work involves individual data-oriented projects and managing a large database for the recruitment team. 

"I really love puzzles so my favorite thing about being a Data Analyst is finding the information the recruiters need to help piece together complete records. Hopefully, the more information I am able to provide the recruiters, the easier it is for them to make valuable connections with other people or companies."

kahli santoyo

kahli
santoyo

marketing manager

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jordan bennett

jordan
bennett

executive assistant

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kahli santoyo

marketing manager

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Kahli joined the Genesis team in summer of 2018 after graduating with a Neuroscience degree from Texas Christian University. After successful work as a Recruiter, she transitioned into working behind the scenes as a Marketing Assistant and eventually as a Marketing Manager. Her work is showcased on all of our platforms, handouts, and much more!

"I greatly enjoy supporting the business and helping others achieve all their career goals through my creative designs and market research. It's exciting to have a heavy hand in all things Marketing around Genesis and seeing us grow at such an exponential rate!"

jordan bennett

executive assistant

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Jordan joined Genesis in 2023 as an Executive Assistant and organizes the day to day of our President, Trey, as well as coordinates the majority of company activities, meetings, goal-setting, and keeps up to date on current market trends. Her organization allows for our recruiters to find solid ground and continue to change lives for the better. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Event Management and Hospitality.

"What I enjoy most about being part of Genesis Resources is the vibrant community of individuals I interact with daily—be it colleagues, candidates, or clients. The environment has many opportunities that extend far beyond career growth. It's a place that encourages the enrichment of knowledge across diverse industries, fosters the development of leadership skills, and provides a platform to learn from exceptional executive leaders."