The Leadership Team
President and CEO
Gary was fortunate to land in a life-fulfilling career in the recruiting industry right out of college. With over twenty-four years of industry experience, Gary excels in building and maintaining lifetime partnerships with clients. Gary’s recruiting experience includes traditional recruiting solutions as well as larger managed service and vendor management deliveries on both a local and national level. Gary also regularly trains companies on a variety of service, sales and leadership topics. Gary’s community involvement includes serving as a Rotarian, Junior Achievement volunteer, YMCA advisory board member, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce advisory board member, and Wake Education Partnership board member. Gary was born and raised in Raleigh, NC and graduated with honors from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Some of Gary’s recognitions have included Triangle’s Top Entrepreneurs, Impact HR Leader, 40 Under 40 Leadership Award, Rotary Outstanding Service Award, and North Carolina Association of Staffing Professionals Sales/Marketer of the Year.
Cherié Marshall has over sixteen years of experience providing employment solutions as well as overseeing operations within the recruiting and staffing industry. Cherié joined Greene Resources in 2004 to hire, lead and train Greene team members and oversee operations, ensuring Greene’s continued growth and success. Cherié has been recognized as an HR Mover and Shaker and is active with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, the Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter of ALS, and the Women’s Business Enterprise Certification Committee. Cherié graduated from Meredith College with a BA in Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting. Upon graduation, she joined First Union as a financial analyst for four years. She then worked in the non-profit field as a Regional Manager with the American Diabetes Association before entering the recruiting industry.
Dennis Wiener, CPA
VP of Finance
Dennis Wiener is Vice President of Finance, managing the financial strategy and operations of Greene Resources. Dennis graduated from North Carolina State University in 2004 with a dual degree in Political Science and Accounting. Dennis has over a decade of experience in Corporate Finance with a focus on strategic financial planning and management for businesses of varied sizes, and received his CPA in 2009. In 2016, Dennis joined Greene Resources and plays a vital and hands-on role in Greene Resources’ growth and development. In Dennis’ free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters (ages 5, 3, and 1), exploring various parks and nature centers in and around the Triangle, listening to podcasts (some of his favorites are Radiolab, Motley Fool Money, and This American Life), and rooting for the Wolfpack.
VP of Recruiting Solutions
Jason deFreitas is Vice President of Recruiting Solutions supporting the recruiting strategy and leadership for each of the recruiting divisions at Greene Resources. Jason entered the industry over nine years ago, quickly setting contract and direct placement records. He was recognized after his first year by the North Carolina Association of Staffing Professionals as Recruiter of the Year. Jason has experience overseeing large recruiting deliveries at Greene Resources for multiple clients. Jason is a leader in implementing innovative recruiting strategies that include video technology and social media. Prior to entering the staffing industry Jason was a teacher in low-income schools in Maryland and North Carolina. He earned a First Year Teacher of the Year nomination and Maryland Math Teacher of the Year recognition.
Jason is an active volunteer with Tammy Lynn Center and serves as a Board of Advisor for North Carolina Technology Association. Jason earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Elon University and is a Certified Personal Consultant and Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist.
VP of Human Resources
Mikio Anderson began working with Greene Resources in August 2006 shortly after graduating from UNC Chapel Hill. She discovered her passion in Human Resources and achieved multiple certifications in the field: Senior Professional in Human Resources, Professional in Human Resources, Certified Personnel Consultant and Certified Temporary Staffing. Mikio acts as the consultant for the various divisions within Greene Resources while overseeing all aspects of the HR Department. She strives for continuous learning in the ever-evolving HR world and her membership in SHRM helps facilitate that knowledge. In her time outside of work, Mikio enjoys reading mysteries, canoeing, hiking and being a foodie.