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Meet Our Team

Mary Leddy, Vice Chairman, COO

Mary is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for both Leddy Group and Work Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. where her primary objective is to establish the strategic direction for the two divisions.

She began her career in the Work Opportunities Unlimited division, assuming responsibility for Direct Service in 1990, and advancing to Director of the Portsmouth, NH office in 1991.

Mary assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 1992, and continued in that role until 1995. At that time she was promoted to Vice President of Operations for Leddy Group. In 2000, Mary became Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from New Hampshire College.

Mary was recently named to Business NH Magazine’s Top Women-Led Companies list.

Patty McGrail, Senior Vice President

Patty began her career with Leddy Group in May 1994 as a Staffing Coordinator for the Manchester, NH office. Once the new team was in place, the office quickly grew and began serving Front Office in addition to Light Industrial clients. In April 1997, she was promoted to Branch Manager and relocated the office to Bedford, NH. Soon after, Patty was promoted to Vice President and became responsible for additional markets.

Patty was promoted to Senior Vice President in June 2007, and is responsible for overseeing the division with offices in NH, ME and VT.

Prior to joining the Leddy Group, Patty spent nine years on the West Coast studying and working as a manager for a large customer service department at a warehouse and distribution company.

Patty is an active member of a number of the Southern NH Chamber of Commerce organizations. She also volunteers at a number of community events.

Becky Fecteau, Regional Vice President

Becky is a Regional Vice President for Leddy Group’s Seacoast, NH office, where she manages operations across the Seacoast market, including Hampton, Portsmouth, Exeter, Dover, Rochester, Somersworth, Amesbury, MA, and Sanford, ME.

Becky is responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Becky started as a part-time recruiter for Work Opportunities Unlimited in 2008. She was hired full time to work for both Leddy Group and Work Opportunities Unlimited in 2010 and became a full time Leddy Group employee in 2011.

Prior to joining the Work Opportunities/Leddy Group team, Becky worked for a Fortune 500 company, Paychex, for over 10 years in various Operations roles, including Senior Payroll Specialist and Operations Team Manager. Her responsibilities included: payroll, taxes, benefits, human resource consulting services and employee relations.

Becky is a Rochester, NH native who spent 15 years living in St. Louis, MO before returning to New Hampshire in 2005. She attended Florissant Valley Community College and Maryville University in St. Louis, and she continues to take online courses in areas that interest her. She is involved with her local community and enjoys business networking.

Kristen Gauthier, Regional Vice President

Kristen is a Regional Vice President in the Bedford office. In this role, Kristen is responsible for managing and assisting in the daily operations of Leddy Group’s Southern New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts markets. In addition, she is responsible for establishing and developing relationships within the community and with local businesses.

Connecting with clients and candidates is extremely rewarding to Kristen. She enjoys helping clients identify and better understand their staffing needs and providing them with customized solutions, and loves helping candidates realize and work towards their short- and long-term career goals. Prior to joining Leddy Group, Kristen worked in a variety of management and customer service positions where she honed her recruiting and training skills, improved efficiency and accuracy in the workplace, and used her leadership abilities to support staff and company goals.

Kristen is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree at Southern New Hampshire University, where she is majoring in business administration and minoring in marketing. She enjoys being outdoors and coaching youth soccer in Manchester in her free time, but her passion is working with animal rescues, where she fosters, rehabilitates, and helps place animals, especially dogs, in their forever homes.

Laura Brunson, Resource Specialist

Laura is a Resource Specialist in Leddy Group’s Dover office. Her responsibilities include interacting with clients, interviewing and hiring candidates, placing candidates in appropriate positions, assigning work and encouraging great performance. She also handles administrative tasks and office operations.

Her favorite part of the job is interacting with different clients and finding qualified and talented candidates to fit their needs. She finds it rewarding to help both parties – clients and candidates – and to provide exceptional customer service every step of the way.

Prior to joining Leddy Group’s team in May, 2013, Laura worked at Eastern Propane & Oil as a Promotion Supervisor for a company-sponsored concert series. In that role, Laura interacted with potential clients, generated sales leads and managed a variety of activities and promotions. She also worked as the Office Manager and Director of Marketing for Flat Rock Bridge Family Resort, a small privately-owned campground in Lebanon, ME, where she managed payroll, scheduling and sales, designed marketing materials, planned events and handled a variety of office functions.

Laura graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2012 with a B.S in Marketing. She is from Rochester NH, and now lives in Dover, NH. A talented musician, she has played the piano for 15 years. Laura also enjoys writing music and reading.

Lisa Byrd, Resource Specialist

Lisa is a Resource Specialist at Leddy Group, working out of the organization’s Bedford, NH office. Her primary responsibilities include interviewing candidates and managing administrative projects. She has been with Leddy Group since 2012.

Her favorite part of her job is helping candidates find work – something she finds very rewarding. She also enjoys working with so many interesting people and managing different projects each day.

Prior to joining Leddy Group, she worked for a Direct TV Marketing Agency, serving as an Administrative Assistant and also supporting the organization’s Human Resources needs.

She attended the University of New Hampshire, where she majored in English with a minor in Business Administration. While at UNH, she worked in the college’s IT department, helping students and faculty troubleshoot their computer issues.

Originally from Nashua, NH, Lisa now lives in Manchester, NH. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling and mini-golf.

Kelly Hinch, Resource Specialist

Kelly is a Resource Specialist in Leddy Group’s Bedford office. In this role, Kelly is responsible for interviewing and acquiring talented candidates, job placement, administrative tasks, and marketing. A recent college graduate, Kelly obtained valuable HR experience while interning in the Town of Merrimack’s Human Resources department. In her previous position, Kelly was responsible for assisting the HR director, interviewing job candidates, updating files and handling other administrative tasks.

A graduate of the University of New Hampshire – Manchester, Kelly resides in Merrimack, NH. She’s a member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), a volunteer for the Merrimack Youth Association and an assistant coach for the Merrimack Cardinals Cheerleading Squad.

Rebecca Laurion, Resource Specialist

Rebecca is a Resource Specialist for Leddy Group’s Dover office. Her primary responsibilities include working with both candidates and client companies to create successful job placements. In addition, she is responsible for recruiting and performs candidate interviews and orientations.

While Rebecca takes great pleasure in meeting new people and the variety each new day brings, the aspects of her job she enjoys most include connecting candidates with their next job opportunities and working with clients to fill their needs.

Prior to working at Leddy Group, Rebecca worked in the Registration Department of Frisbie Memorial Hospital and as the onsite administrator of Granite State Express Care. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Vermont.

Rebecca has called New Hampshire home her whole life. When she isn’t working, Rebecca can be found with her nose in a book, visiting the ocean or forests, dancing, and taking workshops and classes around the Seacoast.

Dawn Mackay, Resource Specialist

Dawn Mackay is a Resource Specialist with Leddy Group in the Rutland, VT office. She is responsible for interviewing and acquiring talented candidates, job placement, administrative tasks, marketing, and client development.

While she enjoys the diverse nature of her responsibilities, Dawn feels the best part of her job is helping both candidates and clients find the perfect match for their needs.

Prior to joining Leddy Group, she spent 15 years with Applebee’s Grill & Bar. She began her career as a server/bartender and was promoted to manager, a position she held for the last ten years with the company. She attended Castleton State College (now Castleton University) where she majored in psychology with a concentration in forensics and a minor in statistics.

With the exception of living in Roanoke, VA for a year, Dawn has called Vermont “home” her entire life. She appreciates VT in all seasons, but especially enjoys hiking, kayaking, and biking in the summer, and snowboarding in the winter. Dawn also takes the opportunity to travel whenever she can, especially if her travels take her past a small craft brewery along the way.

Daynia Langlois, Resource Specialist

Daynia is a Resource Specialist with Leddy Group in the Lebanon, NH office where she processes new job orders, prescreens and interviews talent, provides orientations, and cultivates relationships with area businesses.

Some of the many aspects Daynia loves about her position are meeting new people, being able to place someone in a job they are truly happy in and enjoy going to every day, meeting with different clients, and having the opportunity to work with all of the wonderful businesses throughout the Lebanon area.

With past experience in onboarding and terminating employees, managing employee time allocation and payroll, and assisting HR with required paperwork for new hires, Daynia honed her skills while working as an office manager at an energy company. She also spent several years working in the health care industry in various customer service and caregiving roles.

Outside of the office, Daynia enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and relaxing at the beach.

Sarah Cammett, Recruiting Assistant

Sarah is responsible for greeting clients and candidates when they call or visit Leddy Group’s Dover office. She also prescreens new applicants and performs administrative tasks to help support the rest of the team.

A natural people person, Sarah’s position with Leddy Group allows her to continue meeting new people on a daily basis as she did in a prior role as a cashier at a local supermarket.

Born and raised in New Hampshire, Sarah spends her time away from the office with family and her four dogs. She is always up for a new adventure, exploring new places or camping in the middle of nowhere, and also relaxing with a good book and fun people.

Lindsay Tebbetts, Resource Specialist

Lindsay is a Resource Specialist in Leddy Group’s Dover, NH office where she interacts with clients, recruits and interviews potential candidates, and places candidates in jobs they enjoy and where their skills are put to use.

After getting to know a candidate and their work history, Lindsay uses that knowledge to find the right fit for that person. Assisting others is in Lindsay’s nature; she majored in psychology and education at Wheaton College in Norton, MA and taught school for two years before taking a position at the New Hampshire Humane Society, where she continues to help out on the weekends.

Lindsay calls the Lakes Region home, an ideal location for hiking the snowmobile trails with her dogs. She also spends her free time playing and coaching volleyball and working with animals at an emergency veterinarian facility.