Leadership Team

Providing an A-Team Roster to Assist in Developing Yours

DirectEmployers Association is staffed with a team of knowledgeable individuals who not only manage the day-to-day operations of the Association, but who work diligently to develop the industry-leading products and services that we are known for.

Meet the DirectEmployers Leadership Team

Click on the photos below to learn more about the DirectEmployers leadership team.

Staff photo of Candee Chambers

Candee Chambers

Executive Director AA/EEO Compliance

Staff photo of Hal Cooper

Hal Cooper

VP of Product Development


Deanna Cross

HR Director

Staff photo of Tom Eckhart

Tom Eckhart

VP of Membership Development Online Recruiting

Staff Hoffman Heather

Heather Hoffman

VP of Digital Strategy Digital Strategy

Staff Holland Nancy

Nancy Holland

VP of Marketing Marketing & Social Media

Staff photo of Dan Jordan

Dan Jordan

Chief Counsel & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Staff Polcer Jennifer

Jennifer Polcer

VP of Compliance AA/EEO Compliance

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