IST Management Services:

Talent Acquisition Team

Talent Acquisition Team



    Joseph K. Carroll, SPHR, CMF, is the vice-president, human resources for IST Management Services, Inc. Joe has more than 25 years business experience and is certified as a senior professional in human resources by the Society for Human Resource Management. He is also an internationally certified career management fellow, international speaker and career coach. For the last 25 years he has managed human resources for several facilities management organizations including Amerscribe, Pitney Bowes, Atlanta Legal and IKON. Joe’s publications include articles in the Facility Management Journal, Workforce, Competitive Edge, Office, IHRIM, Legal Management, Business To Business and 301 Great Management Ideas. He has published a book called How To Get a Great Job in 90 Days or Less and has conducted numerous presentations on career management for professional organizations.

    Joe has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Queens College and a master’s degree in business administration from the College of Insurance. He is a certified management trainer. He is also a member of the International Coach Federation and the Association of Career Professionals International. Joe is a native of New York City and lives in Woodstock, Georgia with his wife and son.



    Sydney Ayers is a native Chicagoan and has been with IST since she was hired as the first corporate recruiter for the Chicagoland area. She graduated Cum Laude from DePaul University in 2013, finishing a year early and majoring in Sociology and Organizational Communication. Prior to working for IST, she completed an internship at the Safer Foundation, helping recently incarcerated induvial learn the job search process and find employment. She was promoted into the role of National Director of Talent Acquisition and now manages recruiting and onboarding efforts nationwide—earning  best hiring percentage for 2016. She leads by example and greatly values working with her team each day. In her free time, Sydney enjoys attending small venue concerts and comedy shows around the city, and finding new Mediterranean restaurants.


    cell: 910.551.5764

    office: 678.537.6800

    Stephanie Salazar Cardozo is a Talent Acquisition Manager for IST Management Services, spearheading recruitment efforts primarily on the West Coast, as well as supporting accounts across the nation. Stephanie graduated summa cum laude from Meredith College with a BA in Psychology, and is grateful for the opportunity to have studied abroad in Italy, England, Switzerland, and Belize. She is published in the Journal of Individual Psychology.

    Stephanie works remotely from Washington, and excels at navigating different time zones that best fit varying schedules and availability. She takes pride in being a trusted and reliable resource for candidates, colleagues, and hiring managers nationwide.

    In her spare time, she enjoys Netflix, every holiday, pizza, parasailing, candlelit dinners, bowling, sushi, kittens, traveling, Disney World, and learning piano.



    Lindsey Foster has been with IST since 2014 and is the Texas Regional Talent Acquisition Manager. Lindsey lives in Rosenberg, TX with my Husband and dog named Ace. She graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in PR/ Communications. Lindsey is a fun outgoing person who loves to meet new people wherever she go. Some may say she has a great sense of humor and can always make the room laugh and smile. The things Lindsey loves the most, are spending good quality time with my family and friends.



    As a Talent Acquisition Manager for IST Management, Holly Johnson is in charge of recruiting candidates for our clients nationwide. Holly received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Union University where she was elected President of the Student Government Association. She has also served and completed a stream of leadership studies with C3 Church Global in New York City. During her time in college, Holly had many experiential learning opportunities in Paris, London, and Washington D.C. as a Congressional Intern.

    In addition to her work at IST, Holly performs freelance marketing strategy for her clients across the Southeast. She is also a signed actress with BMG Global Talent Agency. Holly enjoys serving through ministry, empowering others through health education, and taking trips back to her hometown in Oceanside, California.



    Alyssa Lemay is a Talent Acquisition Manager for IST Management Services, overseeing recruitment efforts for Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, and Ohio areas. Alyssa entered IST’s recruitment department with a background in real estate customer service and office management. Passionate about helping others, Alyssa has been tied to numerous organizations and volunteering communities, including Children’s Miracle Network, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Alzheimer’s Association, and her local Optimist Club’s efforts to help low income families in need during the holiday seasons. Alyssa resides in Tyrone, Georgia with her husband, Sean, and dog, Bentley. Fun fact about Alyssa: Bentley saved Alyssa’s life in 2015, when she suffered from an acute stroke.


    cell: 347.561.0943

    office: 678.571.2036

    Hailey Martin is one of the first employees hired for the Talent Acquisition Team at IST.  As a talent acquisition manager, Hailey is in charge of recruiting candidates for our sites in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. She has her Bachelor’s in Psychology and her minor in Sociology. After graduation, Hailey worked as a Match Maker at a Match Making Company in Atlanta and New York City. She managed over 200 clients through date coordination, follow up meetings and daily interactions with high net worth clients.  Upon completing two years of relationship guidance services, Hailey found this opportunity in providing job guidance and support through a corporate recruiting role. In almost three years with IST, Hailey has managed over four cities, created advertisements for positions and has sent the most candidates in the entire nation. Hailey promotes physical activity and staying healthy for not only her body but her state of mind.



    David Moreno is a Talent Acquisitions Manger for IST Management Services, recruiting candidates nationwide. For the last 2 years, David has served as an IST Associate in Chicago, maintaining a friendly and inviting atmosphere for multi-million dollar client meetings. As a lifelong entrepreneur, David came to own his first business at the age of 19, though he manages a separate one today. His musical repertoire, spanning over close to 20 years, includes playing the piano, guitar, and digital music production. In September 2015 he became a certified Sound Engineer through the RRFC Connection School in Los Angeles. In his spare time David enjoys exercising, reading, following world news, and watching sports.


    cell: 678.787.8291

    office: 678.537.6825

    Andrea Paiva is a Talent Acquisitions Manager handling recruiting efforts In the DC, MD, VA market as well as nationwide. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Kennesaw State University. While in college, Andrea was a published writer for the school newspaper, The Sentinel. As a native-born Venezuelan with Italian roots, Andrea loves arepas, salsa dancing and pasta Alfredo.  On her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, reading, writing and going on new adventures. Andrea is passionate about serving others, especially women and teens. She currently serves as a Young Life leader, ministering and serving young adults in the metro-Atlanta area.


    cell: 678.360.4801

    office: 678.537.6797

    Vanessa Sandoval is a Talent Acquisitions Manager handling recruiting efforts in FL, LA, KT and GA, as well as nationwide. She is a graduate of Kennesaw State University with a degree in Biotechnology. Vanessa is currently pursuing her Master’s in Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta. Her passion is to educate the underserved community about oral health and prevention. In her leisure time, she serves her local church as a youth minister and worship leader. Traveling and spending time with her family are both very close to her heart. As a native-born Columbian, Vanessa enjoys dancing, the theatre, and comedic novelas.

IST Management Services: Talent Acquisition Team

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