Meet Our Team

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Victoria Goulet

HR Practice Director 

Victoria is responsible for growing and developing our HR Practice and providing insights on HR trends to our Global network. While also managing and growing the Practice she focuses on recruiting the best in HR talent across various Executive HR functions and industries. She brings with her years of diverse experience leveraging her organizational and relationship building skills to help recruit premier HR leaders. Prior to joining Paul Bridges Group, Victoria spent 7+ years with Robert Half based in New Jersey specializing in Human Resources, Administrative, Sales/Business Development, Customer Experience, Training & Development, and various other specialties. Victoria has been one of the leading recruiters in the country for her division. She has achieved numerous accolades during her tenure with Robert Half and is a President Club Performer for 2018. A member of SHRM, Victoria is based on the East Coast and is on our Board of Directors.

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Stella Papadopoulos

Business Development Director

Stella  has over 12 years' experience supporting the staffing and recruitment industry. She is a true “Brand Ambassador,” having been recognized as a “Top Producer” in Business Development since 2012. She has experience serving all corporate functions including, Human Resources, Office Support, Finance, Marketing, Creative and Information Technology services.
Consistency is key in this business and Stella has proven that by delivering 70% YOY growth in a forever changing industry. Serving as a key member to the senior leadership team, it is no surprise that Stella has been consecutively promoted throughout her career. Most recently, she served as the Director of Client Development for a boutique-staffing agency in lower Fairfield County CT. Stella brings a consultative and methodical approach to client engagement and thrives in cultivating relationships with C-Suite and Human Resources leaders. The most rewarding aspect of her career has been the personal and long-standing relationships she has built with her clients who she now calls friends.

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John Kofka

Senior Principal

John is a matchmaker and relationship builder. With over 8 years of experience in staffing & recruiting, John’s expertise is finding the right person for your open position. John prides himself in taking the time to find the right person, not the first person for an opening. It is John’s goal to make the hiring process as seamless as possible for both his clients and candidates.

As a Monmouth University Alum, John has a very strong network in the New York/New Jersey area. John has prior experience placing HR Professionals on a permanent  or direct hire basis from his time at Robert Half. He loves to utilize his passion for sports as a means of building professional relationships outside of the office, whether it is on the golf course or attending sporting events.

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Nicole Hagan

Senior Principal

Nicole is an experienced HR professional who not only brings over 8 years of recruiting experience, but also has worked in high level HR roles herself, both as a HR Manager and HR Business Partner supporting C-level executives. Nicole knows the ins and outs of the HR field and understands the crucial role of human resources in an organization. Nicole has worked on both the agency side during her time at Robert Half and on the corporate side. She knows firsthand how much time and resources go into onboarding a new hire and knows the importance of getting the right fit the first time. Nicole is a great person to partner with to identify who to hire to perfectly round out your team.


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Christina Slocum

Senior Principal

Tina Slocum has spent the last eight years working in the staffing industry where she has been able to build strong candidate and client relationships in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.


After spending almost 7 years in the insurance industry, she shifted her professional focus to human resources, recruiting and business development. Tina’s first exposure in this field came as a recruiting manager at a small boutique legal recruiting firm in New Haven. Later, she assumed leadership positions at Kforce and Roth Staffing where she not only helped grow her team’s revenue YOY but also gained top notch training and the opportunity to work with multi-talented teams, divisions and leaders. Here, she acquired additional experience in business development, recruiting for both direct hire and contract, training and development staffing for within Finance and Accounting, Administrative, Legal, HR and Customer Service roles.


Tina Slocum takes a targeted and thorough approach to understand the needs of her clients and candidates by asking the right questions and establishing their trust to deliver the best possible outcome to both parties.