Rich CarotenutiManaging Partner
Co-founded the company in 2001 and brings over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, staffing and solutions consulting, management, marketing and sales. Rich specializes in dealing with complex business problems to deliver cost-effective, quality results by integrating leadership, vision, communication, teamwork and relevant experience.
Shane KokorudaManaging Partner
Shane Kokoruda is a senior technology and business executive and founder of SBS. Prior to founding SBS in 2001, Shane worked as a Senior Utility Consultant and Practice Leader for a large top tier consulting firm. He worked with numerous utility and energy companies and worked with senior management to design, build, and implement value added solutions.
Lisa DrewDirector of Recruiting
Joined SBS in 2012 and has extensive experience recruiting for multiple levels of IT professionals across industries including healthcare, insurance, utilities, retail and manufacturing. Lisa has been trained as an AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter and prides herself on developing longstanding professional relationships that have resulted in successfully pairing people with the positions that not only match their experience but their overall career objectives.
Michelle HuntSenior Account Manager
Having worked in the staffing industry for 15+ years, Michelle has extensive experience in sales, management, finance, territory development, and client-agency relationships. Michelle is responsible for new account acquisition, development and account management at Sound Business Solutions. Her consultative approach leads to a thorough understanding of individual needs and results in satisfying placements for candidates and hiring agencies.
Kyra LarsonOffice Manager
All roads at SBS lead to Kyra who has been a critical component of the team since 2004. Whether it is helping candidates with on-boarding paperwork and benefits or ensuring our internal staff has everything we need to do our jobs successfully, she is our go-to person. She is a graduate of URI with a BA in Psychology. Her former position as financial analyst with Zurich Insurance Group provided a sound background in finance management, an integral part of her work at SBS.
Sound Business Solutions aims to establish solid long-term business relationships with our clients by providing proven cost effective, value-added services and solutions; to become trusted advisors to our clients and to help them be successful, distinguish themselves in their respective markets, meet their business goals, increase productivity, and decrease operational costs.
Above all, we want your working relationships to be rewarding.
Who we are
We are a full-service consulting firm that provides a broad range of business and IT consulting services. At SBS, we view our clients not merely as customers, but as partners in business. We work closely with you to continually develop a comprehensive understanding of your business and IT objectives. SBS’ goal is to establish a solid, long-term business relationship with our client partners through our dedication, technical and business expertise, and proven methodologies. We are successful only if you are successful.
You + SBS = TEAM
Once you are registered as a professional in our system, you become part of our team. We work with you and for you to find the job that hits all your criteria.
Personable and professional experience from the point of recruitment through the full lifecycle of the engagement! SBS focuses on delivering real value for both the consultant as well as the client.
I felt supported and aligned with SBS.
— PMO Director
Our Valued Clients
As our client, you will benefit from our wide range of technical and business services, including project based and solutions oriented consulting, provided by SBS’ vertical practice areas and through our strategic business alliances with technology specific solutions providers. SBS employs proven design and delivery methodologies and unique, focused disciplines to deliver performance management solutions. Our team possesses expert skills and a successful track record in designing and delivering critical, business-specific solutions to companies of all sizes, by following a strategic, consultative and relationship based approach to your specific needs.
As our customer you will benefit from our wide range of services, technical and business experience, and our commitment to your success. We realize that every customer is unique, which means your business and IT problems are also unique. That is why SBS is committed to providing services and solutions to meet your specific needs.