Marathon Staffing

About Marathon

Marathon was founded to help people achieve. For over 30 years, we have been working to reimagine the job search experience. We believe that finding a job should be fast and easy. Many of our Team Members find a job in less than 24 hours. We also believe in the power of the community. Achievement often takes more than just finding a job, which is why Marathon works with a panel of amazing partners. Whether you are new to the workforce, reentering or looking to make a career switch, let Marathon help you to take your next step.

Leadership Team

Chris Panagiotopoulos

CEO and Founder

Chris Panagiotopoulos

CEO and Founder

Chris founded Marathon in 1987 to help people achieve. For over 30 years, Chris has passionately worked with our team members to live better lives. He believes in a painless job search that is fast and transparent. He is a community leader, team member advocate and avid Patriots fan. Graduate/Undergraduate Studies in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, M.I.T., SMU/ University of Massachusetts.

Tina Panagiotakos

Vice President of Operations

Tina Panagiotakos

Vice President of Operations

Tina joined Marathon in 1995 compelled to make a difference in the communities we serve. In her role as VP of operations, she oversees all payroll, administrative and HR related functions for Marathon as well as manages large national employer relationships. Tina is an administrative guru who is obsessively passionate about making our team members feel great at every interaction. Undergraduate Studies in Accounting and Human Resources, Northeastern University.

Kendra Strickland

Chief Operating Officer

Kendra Strickland

Chief Operating Officer

Kendra believes in Marathon’s mission of community achievement and works closely with our field leaders to make this mission a reality. Active within her community and church family, Kendra believes in the power of people who share a common mission to serve others and in developing deep community relationships. She started her career as a frontline recruiter for an international staffing firm before moving to Marathon and has never looked back. Undergraduate Studies in Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts.

Christopher Panagiotopoulos

Team Member Innovation

Christopher Panagiotopoulos

Team Member Innovation

Christopher leads our innovation and community outreach team that follows user centered design principles to enhance our team member’s experience. Constantly questioning industry norms and perpetuality challenging the place of a staffing firm in the value chain, Chris believes that staffing firms should offer more opportunity than just job. Graduate Studies: MBA University of Chicago; MS Eng. Management, Duke University Undergraduate Studies: Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Colleen Foye

Human Resource Manager

Colleen Foye

Human Resource Manager

Colleen is Marathon’s chief team member advocate. She works to ensure our policies, processes and procedures are in line with regulatory standards and our vision to help people to achieve. Colleen partners with our staff and employer clients to assist team members and build sustainable workplace practices. Colleen studied English at University of Massachusetts - Lowell.

Suzanne Deshler

Accounting and Tax Compliance Manager

Suzanne Deshler

Accounting and Tax Compliance Manager

As Accounting and Tax Compliance Manager, she brings over 25 years of experience in all aspects of accounting with a specialty in payroll tax compliance, accounts receivable, cash reconciliations, quarterly and year-end tax reporting. She is dedicated to helping our team members achieve by helping ensuring Marathon is compliant with the ever changing maze of regulations and technologies. Undergraduate Studies in Accounting from Providence College.

Shelly Tousignant

Risk Manager

Shelly Tousignant

Risk Manager

Winnie Carrillo

Corporate Compliance

Winnie Carrillo

Corporate Compliance

Winnie supports Marathon’s Compliance program, and has more than 14 years of experience in a broad range of HR functions including: recruiting, recruiting, payroll, audits, investigation, training, HR policies, and compliance with labor and employment regulations. She enjoys reading and serving the community. Graduate Studies in Labor Relations - Interamerican University, Undergraduate Studies in Political Science - U.P.R., Certificate in Human Resources Management - NCC. SHRM Certification in California Law HR Specialty.

David Hawkins

Strategy and Implementation Director

David Hawkins

Strategy and Implementation Director

David joined Marathon Staffing in 2011 and has more than 20 years experience in Human Resources, 15 of which has been in the Staffing Industry and Client Management. He is dedicated and passionate to ensure others have the opportunity to succeed and improve the quality of their lives while ensuring our clients connect with the best possible talent. He is an active member in the American Staffing Association and is a home chef. Undergraduate studies – Georgia State University System. Certified Staffing Professional by the ASA.

Milton Makris

Chief Technical Officer

Milton Makris

Chief Technical Officer

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