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Meet the Team

Mike Cioffi


As the founder of Tire Talent, Mike Cioffi brings over a decade’s worth of automotive + tire industry knowledge and experience. Mike’s commitment to the Tire industry is his sole focus. This allows him and his team to dive deep into the industry and help business leaders find, develop, and retain top talent. In his free time, Mike is a loving husband and enjoys almost anything that has to do with the great outdoors. Mike Cioffi also has an M.B.A from the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.

Irena Stojanoska

Recruiting/Sourcing Manager

Irena is a creative Recruiting & Sourcing Manager and her mission is to discover and connect with talents in the industry. She believes that building a good relationship is the key to success. While she’s not busy connecting, you will find her cooking or spending time with friends and family.

Jessica Simmons

Recruiting/Sourcing Manager

Jessica has over 20 years of experience in the insurance and healthcare industries and employee benefits. She earned an MBA specializing in Project Management and possesses vast knowledge and experience. She is passionate about helping others and believes in building relationships through direct communication, honesty, and integrity. She wholeheartedly enjoys connecting talented tire people with incredible companies! In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors with her husband and children.

Sara Chancey

Business Partner Relations

Sara has no problems picking up the phones and having discussions with business professionals. She has 20 years in healthcare mastering customer relations. Sara enjoys talking with people and seeing results. In her free time, Sara loves spending time with her family.

Steve Soentgen

Operations Coordinator

Steve ensures the process is followed in day-to-day basis. With a background in emergency medicine he finds himself at home finding solutions for problems both simple and complex. In his free time he enjoys travelling and spending time with his family. 

Meri Gjorgjijoska

Recruiting/Sourcing Specialist

Meri is dedicated Sourcing and Recruiting specialist.
Her favorite part of working is knowing that placing someone at the right job position can have a positive impact on their life.
She likes the challenge of continuously having to learn new strategies to match perfect talent to the right company.
In her spare time she enjoys a night out with friends or a good Netflix series.

Irena Kavalinovska

Recruiting/Sourcing Specialist

Irena is a result focused professional with a solid background of supporting management teams with major strengths in organization and attention to details. She is passionate about helping people in need, and finding them opportunities to exceed.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading philosophy books and travelling all around the world.

Aly Aguilar

Recruiting/Sourcing Specialist

Aly has been in the recruiting/staffing industry for more than five years. She thrive in an environment where she can take on new challenges and finding the right talent is her forte. In her free time, Aly likes to go hiking, camping, or watching feel-good movies.

Joanna Salerno

Recruiting Manager

Joanna Salerno joined Tire Talent as a Candidate Manager when the company was first starting out. Joanna specializes in Executive Search, specifically working within the Tire Industry and recruits for Tier 1 Manufacturers to major wholesalers. Her goal is to connect with amazing tire people and bridge them with amazing companies. In her free time, Joanna is a devoted wife to her husband and loving mother to a beautiful baby girl. She also enjoys photography and interior design.


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