Kansas City Team
In Kansas City, we have the very best IT staffing experts available for our clients – experts who we've screened to make certain they can deliver the expertise, close service and responsiveness that's been a hallmark of Adaptive Solutions Group.
Dave Grace – Account Manager
Dave Grace joined Adaptive Solutions Group in 2012 as an Account Manager. He has been in the staffing and technology space in the Kansas City market since 1995. Dave's experience dates back to the days of recruiting from a handful of resumes and tracking information in a three ring binder. "This industry has seen countless number of changes throughout the years. The one constant has been the people. Whether it is candidates or clients, people have to know you hear them, that you are working to support them and that you will provide direct and honest information."
A graduate from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Business Administration, Dave returns to Manhattan as much as possible to support the Wildcats. Other interests outside of the office include, working on home improvement projects with his wife, and spending time with family and friends usually watching some type of sporting event.
Kevin Stone – Account Manager
Kevin Stone was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from Rockhurst High School and Avila University. When asked what one trait he is most proud of, Kevin says, "my work ethic." As an account manager with Adaptive Solutions Group, Kevin puts that work ethic to the test and is only satisfied when his clients are.
In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife Libby, daughters Ila and Lena, son Oliver, and dog Penny.
Matt Hinck - Account Manager
Matt grew up in Leawood, Kansas and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Business Administration and Marketing degree in May of 2014. Matt loves the opportunity to meet new people and help them fulfill their career aspirations. Matt prides himself on his reputation of being a trustworthy and dependable person.
In college Matt was involved with the Missouri Homecoming planning, Camp Kesem - A camp for children whose parents suffer from cancer, and his fraternity. He is a passionate Kansas City and Missouri Tiger sports fan. He loves to play basketball and spend time with his three brothers.
Krystal Dozier - Sr. Technical Recruiter
Krystal joined Adaptive Solutions Group in 2017 with four years of IT recruiting experience. Krystal attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and studied Business Administration and Communication. Krystal is thrilled to work with a team that focuses on understanding their consultant’s goals and career aspirations. She enjoys building relationships with consultants and is excited to get to know all her coworkers.
Outside of the office Krystal loves spending time with her nieces and nephews and supporting the Kansas City Royals.
Kierston Howerton - Technical Recruiter
Kierston been in the recruiting field for almost three years. Her motto in recruiting is simple, it goes back to the days when we were all young and our mothers taught us "to treat people as you would want to be treated". Adaptive Solutions Group is the perfect fit for her as the motto here is to treat people as people and not as commodities. Kierston loves building long-term relationships with the individuals she represents. She believes she was destined to be in the recruiting field because she’s a competitive, hard-working individual and it’s certainly a passion of hers to help individuals find that perfect position.
In her free time, Kierston enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also loves to travel and has been out of the country three times and will continue to travel a few times a year. She’s a huge sports fan and really enjoys following the Kansas City teams. Kierston played college basketball and continues to compete in sand volleyball leagues as well as softball leagues every summer. A future goal of hers is to coach youth leagues or coach at her old high school.
Tyler Maneth - Technical Recruiter
Tyler joined the Adaptive Solutions Group team in 2015. Tyler grew up in Wichita, KS and graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Marketing with an emphasis in Sales. He enjoys the opportunity to build relationships with new people and helping them achieve the career and life goals.
Outside of the office Tyler enjoys spending time with his fiancée and their dog, Osage. He also likes spending his time outdoors and cheering on the ‘Cats and Kansas City sports.
Abby Tryon - Office Administrator
Abby joined Adaptive Solutions Group in 2015 as an Office Administrator. Prior to ASG, she managed a small office supply business where her main goal was prioritizing people. This is exactly why she loves working at ASG. “Being able to work with a great group of professionals that are dedicated to helping people achieve their career goals makes the job exciting and just adds to the great atmosphere!”
Abby graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science. She enjoys watching football, especially the Wildcats and her Green Bay Packers! Abby also loves spending time with her husband, Tyler, and daughter, Isabella, whether it’s at home or out enjoying the fun things Kansas City has to offer.
Alyssa Kueker - Special Projects
Alyssa has been with Adaptive since 2011. She worked in Human Resources for two years, but now supports the back office with auditing and projects. She came to Adaptive with a Master's Degree in Business Administration.
When not working Alyssa enjoys dance parties with her children, running with her husband, and rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals.