Maureen Mackey

Maureen Mackey

President

Maureen Mackey has been in the staffing industry for over 33 years specializing in the areas of Human Resources, Office Administration, Marketing and Accounting. In 2002 she co-founded Mackey & Guasco Staffing (MGS) in Darien, CT and prior to that she was a Partner and Co- Founder at Impact Personnel in Norwalk, CT.  Maureen has held a number of Board positions for the Southern Connecticut Chapter of The Society of Human Resources Management (SOCT SHRM) since 1997 including President for two terms. Currently, Maureen sis a member of The CEO Roundtable.  She also served on the Board of Directors as Vice President of Programs with the National Human Resources Association (NHRA).  Maureen has been affiliated with both The Connecticut Association of Personnel Services (CAPS) and the American Staffing Association (ASA) since 1989. She earned her BA from Pace University.

Maureen is best known for her innate ability to read and expertly match candidates to a variety of corporate cultures. In addition, Maureen has mastered the art of networking while maintaining an empathetic personal approach to both job seekers and businesses alike.

Maureen’s passion:

Maureen enjoys traveling, is an avid foodie and loves to cook --- she believes she was a superstar on the Food Network in another life! Maureen loves to entertain -- making people feel welcome in her home and life. 

Maureen can be contacted at: Maureen@mackeystaffing.com.

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Nancy Marino

Nancy Marino

VP of Recruitment

Nancy joined Mackey Staffing & Co in 2010 as Director of Recruitment with 20+ years’ Staffing Industry experience and 13 years of Corporate HR experience.  Her HR experience includes Recruiting, Benefits, Employee Relations, Onboarding and RIFs.  As the VP of Recruitment, Nancy is responsible for Recruiting Direct-Hire placements and focuses on driving Sales activities for their rapidly growing Recruiting team. Nancy has been nominated for the 2016 Fairchester Recruiting Summit Awards in the category of 'Top Recruiter in an Employment Agency or Search Firm'.

Nancy’s passion:

Nancy is a supporter of animal causes, enjoys travel and spending time with friends and family.

Nancy can be contacted at: Nancy@mackeystaffing.com.

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Nicole Zezima

Nicole Zezima

Director of Operations

Nicole Zezima was promoted in January 2019 to Director of Operations from her role as Operational Recruitment Manager.   Nicole joined Mackey Staffing & Co as a Recruiting Coordinator in 2016 with over 20 years prior experience in Office Management coupled with an extensive background in client relations and office support.

Nicole’s passion:

Nicole enjoys getting outdoors for a long hike, playing golf and traveling.  She took a big step toward conquering her fear of heights when she went zip lining in the Costa Rican rainforest!

Nicole can be contacted at: Nicole@mackeystaffing.com.

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Donna Frate

Donna Frate

Manager of Accounting

Donna joined Mackey Staffing & Co in 2008 with 10+ years’ of accounting and banking experience. Her expertise includes general accounting, collections, financial analysis, insurance and monitoring budgets and profitability.

Donna’s passion:

Donna loves animals, especially cats, and baking.  Her free time is spent with family and friends.

Donna can be contacted at: Donna@mackeystaffing.com.

Luisa Guasco

Luisa Guasco

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant - Former Co-Founder of Mackey & Guasco Staffing

Luisa can be contacted at: Luisa@mackeystaffing.com.

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