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 has been with IST since she was hired on as the first corporate recruiter for the Chicagoland area in early 2014. 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 individuals 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 spearheaded IST’s digital recruiting initiative and leads by example. She 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: 206.698.8308

    office: 678.537.6800

    Stephanie Salazar Cardozo is a Senior 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, traveling, Disney World, and learning piano.



    Lindsey Foster has been with IST since 2014. As a Senior Talent Acquisition manager, she spearheads recruiting efforts in Texas, as well as providing support to other regions nationwide. Lindsey lives in Rosenberg, TX with her husband and her dog, 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 goes. Some may say she has a great sense of humor and can always make the room laugh and smile. Lindsey loves spending quality time with beloved family and friends.


    cell: 678.360.4801

    office: 678.537.6797

    Vanessa Sandoval is a Senior Talent Acquisition 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 Colombian, Vanessa enjoys dancing, the theatre, and comedic novellas.


    office: 678.537.6782 ext 8962

    Courtney Day is new member of the Talent Acquisition team, but is no stranger to IST Management Services. She began in 2017, as the front desk coordinator for the corporate office in Atlanta and transitioned to the Talent Acquisition team after a year of employment. As a Talent Acquisition Manager, Courtney handles recruiting nationwide with a focus on Illinois and Indiana. Courtney attended Columbus State University and is currently furthering her education as an English major at Kennesaw State University. When she isn't searching for new talent, Courtney is searching for new foods and wines to try. Although she is a Georgia native, Courtney cheers on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturdays. Courtney also enjoys spending time with family and friends and the occasional nap.


    cell: 404.906.1571

    Gloria Beltran is a Talent Acquisition Manager for IST Management Services recruiting in Georgia, Arizona, and Indiana, as well as assisting nationwide. She is currently at Georgia State University finishing her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She currently has her Paralegal certification from Kennesaw State University and aspires to attend law school. She also has a certification with GALEO (Georgia Association of Elected Officials) and has interned with Piedmont Public Affairs whom lobby at the Georgia State Capitol. Gloria is a Colombian native raised in New York and Georgia. In her spare time she loves to play soccer, travel,  and spend time with her family and her dog, Hershey.


    cell: 678.332.4742

    Katie Farmer is a Talent Acquisition Manager for IST Management Services, handling the recruiting efforts in Minnesota, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, as well as assisting nationwide. Katie graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration, Management. She was a part of the Spirit Squad while participating on the Dance Team for one year while attending KSU. She is a national member of Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), along with holding an officer position in the student chapter while attending KSU. She is new to the recruiting world, but is taking it head on. As a Georgia local, Katie enjoys rooting on the Braves in the summer. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, spending time with friends, traveling, and painting.


    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 DC, as well as assisting nationwide. 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. Hailey promotes physical activity and staying healthy for not only her body but her state of mind. She loves long walks with her sweet dog, Gunther.


    office: 404.789.7364

    As a Talent Acquisition Manager for IST Management Services, Raiany Silva handles recruiting candidates nationwide, focusing on our client sites in New York & New Jersey. She is currently enrolled in The NTA (Nutritional Therapy Association) Program, studying to become a trained Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP) to help heal the world one holistic choice at a time. Among her passions for health and wellness, Raiany has practiced and interned under multiple courses, influencers and global movements to further shift the health paradigm towards more holistic and sustainable practices in food and wellness--such as practicing under NGI (Natural Gourmet Institute) Located in New York City to combine her holistic knowledge with plant-based cooking, designed to heal the body through culinary nutrition. When Raiany is not reading up on the latest superfood discovery, she can be found in the kitchen testing new recipes to contribute to her online health blog, looking for the next traveling adventure, or spending time with her loved ones.

IST Management Services: Talent Acquisition Team

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