Craig Brown - Agilus Work Solutions








Craig Brown - CEO

With more than 20 years of experience in the recruitment and retail industries, our CEO brings a dynamic leadership style to our organization.

Craig is known for his ability to build strong teams that deliver exceptional results, as well as his in-depth knowledge of both permanent and contingent staffing markets, Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Managed Service Programs. Craig is a clear communicator with a combination of strategic and creative talent for integrating existing business lines and executing strategic vision.

Holding an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Calgary and a B.Sc. from the University of British Columbia, Craig has lived in four provinces and considers himself as Canadian as they come. In his spare time, Craig plays competitive tennis and basketball and sits on the board of various youth sports organizations. His multi-faceted experience brings a welcome perspective to Agilus’ vision.


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Stephane Frechette - CFO

Stephane brings over 20 years of progressive financial leadership experience to the company.

Stephane leads the finance & accounting, information technology, safety & quality and corporate project teams. Stephane is also involved in the development of corporate and strategic goals, risk management, financial sustainability and corporate planning. Prior to joining Agilus, he held senior financial leadership positions in a number of international companies operating in a variety of industries, most recently in a multi-billion dollar publicly traded engineering, design, and construction company. Stephane is a CPA, CMA and has led and assembled high-performing teams through a high-level of trust, alignment of values, and accountability.

Outside of work, Stephane enjoys playing hockey and golf as well as spending time with family and friends.


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Diana De Melo - Chief Operating Officer

Diana De Melo, formerly President, Technology is now Agilus' Chief Operating Officer and  will be responsible for our operating specialties with a focus on client acquisition, aligning sales process and revenue generation.  Diana joined Agilus through our acquisition of The Delivery Group in 2022 where she was the founder and CEO. Diana has over 18 years of staffing experience leading high growth teams. Under her leadership, The Delivery Group earned a place on the 50 top new growth companies, by Canadian Business and Profit magazine and secured a position as one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada in 2020 by Canadian Business. In 2016, Diana was recognized for her leadership by Canadian Business as one of the W100 top women entrepreneurs in Canada, and in 2021, The Delivery Group was awarded a Women Business Enterprises certification which represents a majority-owned or managed female business group. 

Diana is married and has two children. She aspires to build and drive one of the largest Technology Staffing Companies in Canada as Chief Operating Officer for Agilus Diana is well positioned to achieve this objective.


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Brad Holtkamp - President, Engineering & Technical 

Brad Holtkamp is appointed to the new position of President, Engineering & Technical. Previously Brad was Vice President, Western Canada where he provided leadership to high-achieving workforce solutions teams in Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Victoria. He was responsible for ensuring that Agilus exceeds client and candidate expectations in these important markets and will now focus his expertise and efforts on all recruiting activities related to the engineering and technical sectors. Brad brings 20+ years of Canadian and International staffing industry experience to his new role and recently celebrated his 15-year anniversary with Agilus.

Brad lives in Calgary but spends most of his free time in the mountains – hiking, mountain biking, and skiing with his wife Sophie, daughters Harlow and Sloan, and dog Winnie.


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Joe McIninch - President, Talent Solutions

Joe McIninch, formerly Vice President of Enterprise Sales and Solutions at Agilus, is now President, Professional Recruitment & Integrated Staffing Partnerships (ISP). Joe will be supporting his directors in Western Canada, Eastern Canada, and ISP (which delivers on-site management of the high-volume contingent workforce across Canada) to support the profitable growth and success of our Office Professional teams.

Joe’s recruitment background includes more than a decade designing and executing large scale recruitment projects for Enterprise clients. Culminating in the rollout of the Enterprise functions here with Agilus in 2019. Joe’s passion for recruitment and the critical role it plays in business keeps him dedicated to providing an ever-improving client and candidate experience for everyone who interacts with Agilus.

Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Education in Adult Education from Brock University. When not at work, Joe spends his time playing old boys rugby and with his wife Jenny & children, Mason and Penny.


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Marco Verna, President, Technology & Professional

Marco, formerly our Vice President of Client Services in our Technology team, is now President, Technology. Marco will be responsible for the profitable growth of our Technology specialty.

Marco joined Agilus through our acquisition of The Delivery Group in 2022 where he was the Managing Partner. With over 18 years of experience in the staffing industry, Marco has a proven track record of leading successful operations in technology staffing and solutions.

Marco lives in Oakville, where he enjoys cycling in the community.  At home, Marco is spending time and being active with his wife Lori & children Giuliana and Leo.