Rebecca Katz

Rebecca Katz

Finance and Accounting Administrator

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ph 518.689.0708

  • Sector Focus

    Finance
    Accounting

  • Years of Experience

    10

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science - Accounting

Bio

Rebecca Katz is Finance and Accounting Administrator at Alaant Workforce Solutions. In that role, she has responsibility for all aspects of payroll processing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, forecasting, and end of month/year financial reporting. She is committed to providing exceptional customer service while assisting clients and temporary employees with payroll, benefits or billing questions, and on ensuring accuracy, organization and compliance with all financial matters.

Rebecca’s career path started in sales, where she spent ten years serving customers in the communications and banking industries. In 2017, she discovered her passion for accounting, taking on roles in accounts payable, accounts receivable, and as a staff accountant and finance manager in the higher education, high tech, construction and nonprofit sectors. In 2020, she returned to college, earning her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, where she graduated magna cum laude.

In her off time, you’re likely to find Rebecca hanging out with her family and fur babies: a German shepherd and a very determined cat. She also enjoys competitive gaming, including Hearthstone, Valorant, and World of Warcraft, working in her garden, and taking on home improvement projects wherever she can find them.

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Ila Kochan

Ila Kochan

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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ph 518.689.0716

  • Sector Focus

    Light-Medium Industrial
    Customer Service
    Administrative Support

  • Years of Experience

    1+

  • Education

    Bryant & Stratton College – Business & Human Resources Specialist

Bio

Ila Kochan is a Talent Acquisition Specialist who is part of the Talent Acquisition Partnership (TAP) team at Alaant Workforce Solutions. Whether assisting clients in attracting and hiring top talent, or working with candidates to find and secure exciting career opportunities, she is thrilled to make mutually beneficial connections between great organizations and motivated professionals.

Ila is experienced in full-cycle staffing, having filled positions for companies in multiple industries, including technology, management, light/medium industrial, warehousing, customer service, and administrative support. She is also adept at guiding candidates through each step of the recruitment process, from phone screenings and interviewing to background and reference checks.

While earning her associate’s degree in business and human resources from Bryant & Stratton College, Ila worked full-time as a title clerk at a prominent Capital Region auto dealership, where she honed her skills in communication, project management, and attention to detail. When she’s not working, you’ll find her entertaining family and friends, tending to her garden, or chasing her lab mix and husky across her 9-acre property.

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Dhavena Kadar

Talent Acquisition Manager

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ph 518.689.3159

  • Sector Focus

    Light-Medium Industrial
    Semiconductor

  • Years of Experience

    5

  • Education

    AAS in HR Management from Bryant & Stratton College

Bio

Dhavena Kadar is a Talent Acquisition Manager who is part of the Talent Acquisition Partnership (TAP) team at Alaant Workforce Solutions. She is passionate about helping employers recruit top talent to fill vital roles within their organizations, and dedicated to assisting individuals in finding and pursuing career opportunities that advance their personal and professional goals.

Dhavena has nearly 5 years of HR experience, including sourcing, vetting and hiring employees at all levels; developing, cultivating and managing relationships with business partners and hiring managers; and creating talent pools and pipelines to proactively address future recruiting needs. At Alaant, she is focused on assisting companies in the semiconductor industry with attracting and acquiring elite employees.

Born and raised in Guyana, South America Dhavena earned her associate’s degree in human resources management from Bryant & Stratton College in Albany. When she’s not working, she enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking; loves shopping, listening to music, and spending time with her family; and is always up for a fun game of cricket.

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Alex Cosmer

Alex Cosmer

Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

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ph 518.689.0714

  • Sector Focus

    Finance
    Engineering
    Human Resources
    Project Management

  • Years of Experience

    11

  • Education

    Bachelor of Arts, Economics from Stonehill College

Bio

Alex Cosmer is a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager with Alaant Workforce Solutions. Having spent more than a decade in recruiting and HR tech, and with demonstrated expertise in HR best practices and candidate experience, he is recognized as an industry expert in sourcing and hiring elite professionals for positions in finance, engineering, human resources, and project management.

Throughout his career, Alex has worked with a variety of organizations, from local firms and startups to Fortune 500 companies, helping them to hire top talent and build high-performing teams. From his start in recruiting project managers for pharmaceutical industry clients across the Tri-State area, he transitioned into HR tech, where he spent 10 years in sales positions for predictive analytics and behavioral testing companies. In those roles, he developed a unique ability to take a data-driven approach to client partnerships, delivering ROI by increasing the quality of new hires. 

Alex earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Stonehill College. In his off time, he enjoys traveling, playing golf, and spending time outdoors, where during the summer months, you’re likely to see him enjoying Lake George with his wife, family and friends. 

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