Our Team

All of the employee-owners at ProSearch are proud of the work we do. You can count on us to connect the right people to the right opportunity.

Better Teamwork

Meet our team of employee-owners. Recruiters committed to the idea that finding a good match can be life-changing for a candidate and mission-critical for our employers.

Edward S. McKersie, CPC

Founder and President

Edward S. McKersie, CPC

Founder and President

Ed Mckersie is the Founder and President of ProSearch. He is also the Founder and an Advisory Board Member of Live and Work in Maine, a statewide initiative launched in November 2015 to increase awareness around career opportunities here in Maine. Ed is a former President of the Humane Resources Association of Southern Maine. He also served on the Maine Society of Human Resources Management Council, where he was charged with establishing the Best Places to Work in Maine program. Ed was inducted into the SHRM Maine HR Hall of Fame in 2012. He currently serves on the Boards of Martin’s Point Healthcare, Rippleffect, and various private-sector startups, and is on the leadership team of FocusMaine. Ed was named to the Maine Business Hall of Fame by Junior Acheivent of Maine in 2019.  He graduated from Bentley University in 1983 and moved to Maine in 1989.

Dave Vasconcelos

Director, Client Success

Dave Vasconcelos

Director, Client Success

Dave is responsible for account management, new business development, and ensuring we exceed our clients’ expectations every day. Dave has spent his professional career assisting companies throughout Maine and joined ProSearch 2009. Dave serves on the state board of Junior Achievement of Maine, the Maine State Human Resources Council, as well s on the Board of ProSeach as the employee representative of the firm’s ESOP.

Outside of work, Dave, his wife Jen, and their three 20-something children enjoy spending as much time as they can boating and fishing on Casco Bay or exploring the backroads of Maine with the top off of their Jeep.

Mary Warren Libby, CPC

Director, Recruiting Services

Mary Warren Libby, CPC

Director, Recruiting Services

Mary is a Maine native joining the ProSearch team in 2004. She currently leads the Recruiting Services Team. Acting as a trusted consultant for her clients, Mary works to recruit at all levels to meet her clients’ staffing needs searching locally and nationally for top talent. She previously worked for UNUM and built her foundation in recruiting as a Corporate Recruiter. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire.

Outside of work, Mary enjoys spending time enjoying the Lakes Region of Maine with her husband, kids, pups, and large local family.

Rhiana Lippold Leavitt, CPC, CTS

Director, Temporary Staffing Services

Rhiana Lippold Leavitt, CPC, CTS

Director, Temporary Staffing Services

Rhiana is a Portland native, with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from St. Bonaventure University in New York. She previously worked at Pierce Promotions as Manager of the Recruitment Department and at Wright Express (now WEX) as a Human Resource Specialist. At ProSearch, Rhiana is responsible for managing the Temporary Staffing Services Team and works closely with employer partners to match and place temporary and temp-to-hire candidates on their team. Rhiana is the co-chair of the executive board at St. Brigid School in Portland, as well as an active volunteer.

In her spare time, she loves rooting for the Buffalo Bills with her family and playing with her pup, Beasley. Rhiana has been a ProSearcher since 2003.

Todd Chamberlain

Director, IT Contract Staffing Services

Todd Chamberlain

Director, IT Contract Staffing Services

A Maine native, Todd graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington and has been in the recruiting industry since 2003. Todd is the Founder and President of B.A.S.S.A (Beaver Alum Supporting Student-Athletes), a nonprofit formed to provide scholarships for UMF student-athletes and financial support to athletic programs. Actively involved since 2007, Todd has been the Chair of USM Corporate Partners, is on the USM Foundation Board, and is also the founder of the IT Contractor Networking Group of Maine. Todd lives in Cumberland with his wife, two sons, and their dogs Josie and Dozer.  Todd has been a ProSearcher since 2005.

Sarah Davies, CPC

Recruiting Manager, IT Direct Hire

Sarah Davies, CPC

Recruiting Manager, IT Direct Hire

Sarah works with local and national candidates to find the right resource for our clients. She develops innovative strategies using research in the latest recruitment trends to provide recommendations to management on how to optimize and integrate these trends into daily practice, resulting in high-quality service to both our candidates and clients. Sarah has been an IT Recruiter for more than 24 years in Connecticut and Maine, servicing clients such as CIGNA, Fleet Financial, IDEXX Laboratories, ING, L.L.Bean, Maine Medical Center, MassMutual, Pfizer, Puritan Medical Products, State of Connecticut, State of Maine, Unum, and Wex among many others. She is successful in making placements at all levels from Helpdesk Support to CIO.

A Maine native, Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford. She is an active volunteer with Junior Achievement. Sarah has been a ProSearcher since 2004.

Brenon Rainville

Recruiting Manager, IT Consulting

Brenon Rainville

Recruiting Manager, IT Consulting

Brenon joined our team in 2019, and currently leads the IT Consulting recruiting team. Brenon brought a wealth of experience and a career-long background in the IT Staffing Industry to ProSearch. After graduating from the University of Vermont as a VT native, Brenon started his career in 2011 with a start-up IT staffing firm. He quickly established himself as a top-producing individual contributor and went on to manage and lead efforts for the IT Contract division.

With family ties to Maine and a love for the ocean, Brenon and his growing family have recently moved to Maine and reside in Kennebunk.

Dana Woodbury

Senior Recruiter

Dana Woodbury

Senior Recruiter

Dana joined ProSearch in 2013 as a recruiter and handles a wide range of local, regional, and national search assignments. Prior to joining our team, Dana spent time as a Corporate Recruiter for a fast-growing advertising agency and as a Recruiter-Researcher for a prominent Maine-based recruiting firm. Dana graduated from Keene State College and has been a ProSearcher since 2013.

Chelsea Cushman

Candidate Engagement Manager

Chelsea Cushman

Candidate Engagement Manager

Chelsea joined the ProSearch team in 2019 working with the various divisions of ProSearch to report and determine how to better engage our candidates and managing our social media. Before coming to ProSearch, Chelsea has a strong background in ensuring customer satisfaction and process improvement. She holds a BS degree from the University of Maine.

Outside of work, you can find Chelsea adventuring around Maine spending time at the beach or at her cabin in Rangeley.

Tim Hoey

Senior Recruiter, IT Consulting

Tim Hoey

Senior Recruiter, IT Consulting

Tim joined our team to recruit IT Contract talent on a national basis for our clients in 2018. A graduate of Plymouth State University in New Hampshire and Massachusetts native, Tim has worked in the staffing industry since 2013.

Tim and his wife stay active by raising their two boys and enjoying the great outdoors here in Maine!

Andrew Lyngstad

Candidate Sourcing Specialist

Andrew Lyngstad

Candidate Sourcing Specialist

Andrew leads sourcing projects for all three teams at ProSearch, researching internal and external sources to identify and engage with job seekers for our clients. Prior to joining our team, he spent four years as a Talent Sourcing Specialist for a national staffing firm.  A graduate of Western Michigan University, Andrew has been a ProSearcher since 2021.

When he isn’t sourcing candidates, Andrew’s favorite activities include spending time with family, watching the Detroit Pistons, and bicycling. He also enjoys Maine lobster… just ask his coworkers!

Maranda Taylor

Staffing Assistant

Maranda Taylor

Staffing Assistant

Maranda is responsible for supporting our staffing efforts and handles all office support functions for our team.  She also manages our payroll and employee onboarding.  Maranda holds a BS from the University of Vermont and has several years of related office support and database management experience in fast-paced, customer-focused environments.  ProSearcher since 2019!

When not juggling all the balls that we throw at her at ProSearch, Maranda enjoys exploring the outdoors with her family!

ProSearch Consultants

Rebecca Bernard: rebecca@prosearchmaine.com

Liz Gallagher: liz@prosearchmaine.com

Matt Klepinger: matt@prosearchmaine.com

Accounting Contact

Jackie Smith: jackie@prosearchmaine.com