Our Team

It’s All About People

…and it starts with our own team. Read below to meet our team of human resources professionals.

Executive Leadership

MICHAEL TRACY – Owner/Managing Principal

Owner/Managing PrincipalMr. Tracy has over 25 years of professional human resources management experience with well-respected organizations such as Dayton Hudson Corporation, KFC-PepsiCo, and Culinary Concepts Ltd, a subsidiary of Hallmark Corporation. His passion to help organizations build and manage great teams led to him creating OMNI in 1998.

Michael served as the 2017 Chairman of the Board for the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he is actively involved with professional and civic organizations in Kansas City, and serves on several nonprofit boards and advisory groups. He completed his SPHR in 1994 and has enjoyed being an adjunct faculty member at Friends University in Lenexa, KS. His favorite hobbies are traveling, running and cooking. He is the proud father of three terrific grown kids, and the grandfather of four fantastic granddaughters.

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Melissa WatkinsMELISSA SHRIVER – Vice President

With 25 years of client services and search experience, Ms. Shriver has a wealth of diverse human resource expertise. In addition to serving as the lead consultant on hundreds of searches within banking, healthcare, manufacturing and high growth start-ups, she has provided guidance to multiple human resource departments in the development of their own talent acquisition teams and practices. Melissa also serves as Senior Consultant for several of our high growth client companies; leading clients through the startup phase into the mergers & acquisitions stage. She enjoys her role as a “trusted advisor” and business partner with her clients, many of whom she has worked with for 10+ years.

Currently, Melissa is a member of Central Exchange and has previously served on civic and educational committees within the Shawnee Mission School District. She has a BS degree from Kansas State University and cheers for University of Arkansas and Miami of Ohio where her twins are attending college.

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HR Consulting & Outsourcing

Sonja Ambur, Senior ConsultantSONJA AMBUR – Operations Director, Employee Services

Ms. Ambur is an accomplished Human Resources leader with over 30 years of experience. Her background includes human resources and leadership roles with Embarq, Sprint, and Twentieth Century Investors. Recently, Ms. Ambur has been promoted to the position of Operations Director, Employee Services. In this new role she uses her extensive experience as a Senior Consultant to manage additional responsibilities including day-to-day management of OMNI’s growing Employee Services group, and provides leadership and guidance to all areas related to payroll, benefits administration, HRIS and all HR operational processes. Ms. Ambur has an M.S. in Human Resources Management from the American University in Washington, D.C., and an undergraduate degree from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D. On her days off, Sonja enjoys spending time with her son and dog.

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JON BINDER – Senior Consultant & Compensation Practice LeaderJon Binder

Mr. Binder provides our clients with expert support with employee relations, compensation, leadership development and related areas. Jon is a senior level executive with 25 years of human resources experience and more than 15 years of compensation design and consulting experience. Prior to joining OMNI, Jon enjoyed a successful career in finance and as a human resources executive with Sprint. In addition to his role at OMNI, he has been functioning as an independent consultant since 2009. Jon has a BBA in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati and earned his MBA from Rockhurst University in Kansas City.

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SCOTT MCTAGUE – Senior Consultant, Professional Development Practice Leader

Mr. McTague brings more than 20 years of expertise in a multitude of HR industry areas, including learning and development, management training, talent management, and employee engagement. As Senior Consultant and Professional Development Practice Leader, Scott serves as the company’s resident professional development and training expert, further expanding the consulting branch of the business. In addition, he offers expertise in talent selection and development, adding depth to OMNI’s Talent Acquisition team. Scott holds a BA from University of Kansas in Psychology and a Master’s degree from University of North Texas in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Outside of work, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, playing with his dog, cooking, golfing, and landscaping.

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TERESA TOAL – Senior Consultant

Ms. Toal is a trusted advisor and problem solver with over 20 years of experience as both an external and internal consultant across multiple Human Resources disciplines. Teresa provides solutions in the areas of employee relations, leadership development, compensation, performance and talent management opportunities. She has a M.S. in Human Resources Business Administration from University of Kansas and a B.A. in Industrial Relations from Rockhurst University. Outside of work, Teresa enjoys coaching and cheering on her boys in sports and activities, spending time with family and friends, volunteering, traveling and pursuing a healthy lifestyle. 

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HEIDI STIGERS – Business ManagerHeidi Stigers 

Ms. Stigers is responsible for the business and administrative functions of OMNI. Additionally, she handles technology deployment and new client setup for the Outsourcing team. Heidi previously spent nine years as the Business Manager with the Central Exchange. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Northeast Missouri University and a Master’s degree in International Management from University of Denver. Heidi enjoys cooking and gardening, as well as spending time with family and friends.

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CRISTI DINKEL – Human Resources ConsultantCristi Dinkel

Ms. Dinkel has enjoyed over 15 successful years working in the HR industry. In her role, Cristi provides guidance and support to clients in the areas of employee relations, payroll, benefits, policies/procedures, recruiting and onboarding. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and her Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota in Counseling and Psychology. Additionally, Cristi earned her SPHR designation in 2001. Outside of work, Cristi enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

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SHERRY MARKO, PHR – SHRM-CP – Human Resources Consultant Sherry Marko

Ms. Marko is responsible for all client business process functions associated with payroll, benefits administrations, client employee services and compliance. Sherry previously spent several years with organizations including Hewitt Associates and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Ms. Marko has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Finance from the University of Iowa. Additionally, she acquired her PHR in 2010 and SHRM-CP in 2015. Outside of work, Sherry enjoys spending time on the lake with friends and family.

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JACOB ESKINA – Employee Services ConsultantJacob Eskina

Mr. Eskina supports our clients with new hire processing and pre-employment services. His favorite aspect of his role is working directly with each of our clients and learning from his coworkers’ wealth of human resources experience. Jacob earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with concentrations in Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship, from the University of Kansas. Outside of work, Jacob enjoys watching baseball and spending time with family and friends.

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ALICIA MORRISON – Employee Services Consultant

Ms. Morrison is responsible for all HR administration and process management support within designated client groups. Alicia has more than five years of experience in human resources operations and strong knowledge of the HRIS environment in which OMNI operates. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from Park University, has her SHRM-CP certification, and is an active member of SHRM-KC. Currently, Ms. Morrison is working towards her Master’s degree at Tulane University, School of Law, in the Masters of Jurisprudence Labor and Employment Law program. Outside of work, Alicia loves to spend time with her husband, son, and dog and enjoys taking vacations to Disney with her family.

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SARA FLOODBERG – Employee Services Consultant

Ms. Floodberg supports OMNI’s Outsourcing clients in HR administration and payroll and benefits support. Sara has more than 5 years of experience in Human Resources and received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Human Resources Management. Ms. Floodberg is currently pursuing an MBA. Sara enjos HR and especially Outsourcing because she gets to help a variety of employees every day. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling and outdoor activities with her husband and two children and volunteering in the community.

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Talent Acquisition Practice

MICHELLE ANDERSON – Senior Search Consultant & Non-profit Practice Leader

Michelle Anderson

Ms. Anderson adds a wealth of experience to OMNI’s Talent Acquisition team. Ms. Anderson’s focus as Senior Search Consultant is working exclusively on C-level and senior management engagements within a variety of industries to include banking/financial services, healthcare and non-profit. Her outstanding performance at OMNI has assisted the significant growth of our recruitment practice. She joined OMNI in 2006, after a successful seven year stint as a Senior Consultant with a boutique retainer search firm representing clients such as Applebee’s, Tension Envelope, and First National Nebraska. Michelle has a vast network of strategic contacts that she has cultivated both as a consultant and during her years as Recruitment Manager for Inacom, an Inc. 500 firm. 

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ANNA ROBINSON – Senior Search Consultant & Practice Leader – Health Care Search

Ms. Robinson joins OMNI as the company officially expands into health care search specialization. Anna brings more than 17 years of experience, most recently including 10 years as the head of clinical recruitment with American Dental Partners and affiliated dental group practices throughout the U.S. Her extensive industry knowledge helps guide clients through the search and selection process to ensure the best fit is selected for organizational needs. Ms. Robinson received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Kansas. Anna enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, traveling and cooking for family and friends.

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TIFFANY FERCHO – Senior Search Consultant

Ms. Fercho has enjoyed over 20 years working as a Human Resources professional. Her background includes HR leadership roles at Sprint, Embarq and most recently International Paper. Ms. Fercho is a true business partner to her clients and their teams, forging trusting partnerships with all levels of employees. In her role at OMNI, Tiffany utilizes her strategic network to create diverse candidate pools for key positions for clients. Ms. Fercho also works with clients to create and deliver training programs that will lead management teams to the next level. Tiffany earned her Business degree from Pittsburg State University. Outside of work, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, dog, extended family and friends. Favorite family hobbies include family celebrations, various sports, yoga, outdoor recreation and traveling the country by RV.

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JULIE ANDERSON – Operations Director, Talent AcquisitionJulie Anderson

Ms. Anderson joined OMNI’s Talent Acquisition team in 2014 and has recently been promoted to Operations Director, Talent Acquisition. Her promotion to this new role is a result of her great work and the growth of the recruitment solutions support OMNI provides its growing client base. After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing at Kansas State University, Julie spent a few years in the transportation industry before moving to Sprint in 1995. Over her 19-year tenure at Sprint she supported recruitment across multiple business functions, and most recently managed the college recruitment effort at Sprint. Outside of work, Julie enjoys cheering on her boys in sports and entertaining friends and family.

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BRIANNA STEINKE – Search ConsultantBrianna Steinke

Ms. Steinke provides recruitment consulting support for OMNI’s Outsourcing clients. Prior to joining OMNI in 2014, Brianna worked in advertising sales and marketing for a variety of Fortune 500 clients. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Minor in History from the University of Kansas. Outside of work, Brianna enjoys traveling, fitness, and spending time with family and friends.

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OLIVIA FITTS – Search Consultant

Ms. Fitts joined OMNI as a Search Consultant in 2017 and brings more than 15 years of business and human resources experience. Previously, Olivia has been on the talent acquisitions teams with both Sprint and AMC. Olivia earned her Bachelor’s degree from NWMSU in Corporate Wellness, Master’s degree from Baker University in Management, and obtained her PHR certification in 2016. When she’s not at the office, Olivia enjoys reading, traveling, pursuing wellness, volunteering, and spending time with friends and family.

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HILARY HARVEY – Search Consultant

Ms. Harvey joined the OMNI search team in 2018, bringing more than 25 years of experience in search and corporate recruitment. Hilary’s background includes an emphasis on search in healthcare, clinical research, finance, and general administration, along with high volume exempt and non-exempt roles. Hilary holds a Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University. Her favorite part of recruiting is being able to help someone find their perfect “home” at work. Outside of the office, Hilary enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking with her Yorkie in tow, shopping for vintage finds, and the arts.

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BRENNA THOMPSON – Recruitment Specialist

Ms. Thompson joins the team as Recruitment Specialist, supporting OMNI’s search consultants and talent acquisition team. Brenna is also the first face to greet visitors who enter the OMNI office. Ms. Thompson recently received her B.A. in Psychology and was an Honor’s Scholar at Baker University. When she’s not at the office, Brenna enjoys spending time outdoors, listening to local music artists, and supporting social causes including animal rights and personal health.

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Marketing

OLIVIA CORAZZIN – Communications Coordinator

Ms. Corazzin supports our team through executive administration, marketing initiatives, events coordination and project support. After earning her B.A. in Political Science at Truman State University, Olivia worked in client relations and marketing at a website design and internet advertising firm. She enjoys getting to know our clients and flexing her creative muscles to make HR concepts more approachable. In her free time, Olivia enjoys working on home improvement projects, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

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