Our People

 

Christopher Patrick Kelly
Founder & President

A Senior executive, entrepreneur and business owner since 1990, offering Human Resource, Payroll and Employee Benefits solutions to clients across varied industries including banking, financial and business professional services, information technology, health and medical services and manufacturing. Chris has extensive knowledge in all facets of the HR outsourcing marketplace, including human resource management system (HRMS) technology, payroll administration, employee benefit products and administration, plus employer insurance products.

MaryAnn Bordas Kelly
Outreach Director

MaryAnn graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Bachelor of Science degree. MaryAnn retired from United Airlines after a 25 year career in 2014. MaryAnn oversees our Community programs and fundraiser activity. MaryAnn’s motto is “she would rather complete than compete!”

 

Bill Cade
Senior Consultant

With a wide range of knowledge in account management, HRMS systems, payroll administration and employee and employer benefit administration, Bill brings significant experience to his client organizations. Bill’s licensure allows him to consult with business leaders to secure both individual and company benefit programs appropriate to satisfy their needs in health, life and property/casualty insurance. Bill earned his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Radford University in Virginia.

Anthony Avallone
Senior Account Executive

Anthony has a background in sales and experience working in a Fortune 500 insurance and financial organization. He possesses licensure and a broad knowledge of life and health insurance products. Anthony is committed to educating clients and building long-term relationships. He listens to customer needs and keeps their best interests in mind when advising them on AssetHR’s products and services. Anthony earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Buffalo, and is currently working on his second degree in Finance.

 

Jean Radeztsky, MA
Leadership Consultant

Jean has worked with small start-up companies and Fortune 500 organizations. She has held strategic HR and OD roles for organizations such as Best Buy, Sheraton, Knott’s Camp Snoopy, Lifetouch, Allianz Life and Medica, to name a few. In addition, Jean serves on the Board of Directors for The Firefly Sisterhood and was an HR Committee Chair for the Brain Injury Alliance of MN. She received her M.A. in Human Resources and Change Leadership from the University of St. Thomas and is certified to administer and interpret the Hogan Assessments and Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Tom Schmidt
Tax Specialist

Tom is a 30-year veteran of the air transportation industry, serving in both financial and operating capacities. He has worked for major airlines as well as regional carriers, including serving as CFO for Sun Country Airlines and Mesaba Aviation, Corporate Controller for Endeavor Air (formerly Pinnacle Airlines), and Assistant Controller for Northwest Airlines. He also has served as Chief Operating Officer for Management Partners & Associates, a Twin Cities based consulting firm, and CFO for Regional One, a regional aircraft distributor located in Miami, FL. Tom currently provides financial consulting services for a variety of companies in the Twin Cities area. He is also active in his church, his neighborhood community, and Precinct 14 for MN congressional district 51B. Tom holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Marquette University.

 

Nancy Stewart, SPHR
Senior Human Resources Consultant

Nancy has a demonstrated track record in successfully developing human resources strategies and programs. She diligently works to help clients improve human resources processes and procedures and, at the same time, helps them to increase employee engagement. Nancy has over 25 years of diverse human resources experience and has a passion for working with start-up companies to help them succeed. In addition to her SPHR certification, she is a member of SHRM and is actively involved in several networking groups in the Twin Cities.

Michele Jiosne
Senior HR Consultant SPHR

Michele is a Human Resources professional with over 30 years of experience in virtually all areas of HR including: employment law, handbook and policy development, process improvement, client/employee satisfaction, job description development, compensation, HRIS, benefits administration, training development and delivery, pension plan administration, reduction in force, onboarding. Michele is a people-oriented, efficient, self-starter with a consistent record for performing beyond expectations with excellent attention to detail and has held the SPHR designation (Senior Professional of Human Resources) since 2002.

 

Cory Cardenas
ID Theft Specialist

Cory has over 21 years of experience as a law enforcement professional. He was a detective who specialized in investigating the multiple forms of identity theft for 10 years. Cory has worked extensively with the U.S. Secret Service, IRS, the U.S. Postal Inspectors Office, the MN Department of Revenue as well as the MN Department of Commerce in successfully investigating this epidemic crime. Cory is proud to have partnered as an Identity Theft Consultant with Chris and the professionals at Asset HR. Together they have provided education and solutions in combating this ever growing problem of identity theft to their wide range of clients in MN and across the country.

Mike Bakken
ID Theft Specialist

Mike is a co-owner of Identity Theft Consultants. He works in the field, meeting with companies and conducting enrollments and Identity Theft Workshops. Prior to Identity Theft Consultants, Mike owned a car dealership and was a real estate investor. He brings over 24 years of corporate business experience to our company. Mike resides in Stillwater, Minnesota, with his wife of 33 years, Mary. Together they raised three children. In his spare time Mike enjoys golfing, riding bike, reading and traveling.

 

Craig Raway
Senior Account Manager

Craig earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Management with an HR Specialization in December of 2014 from Rasmussen College. Craig started with AssetHR the following November of 2015. A majority of Craig’s time is spent implementing new clients onto our HRIS platform and Account Management. He enjoys the opportunity to help a wide variety of clients gain efficiency in what they do with the products and services that AssetHR offers. When Craig isn’t at work, he spends his time on the tennis courts instructing players of a different ages and abilities.

Connor Dudley
Account Manager

Connor is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he earned degrees in both Human Resource Development, and Business and Marketing Education. He also earned minors in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and Leadership. He joined AssetHR in 2017, and enjoys working with clients on a one-on-one basis. He is passionate about helping these clients solve problems facing their business.

 

Joey Kelly
HCM Sales Consultant

Joseph is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree through Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. He has been serving at Asset HR in multiple capacities since 2010. He currently serves as the company’s payroll coordinator. Joseph is extremely detail oriented, and utilizes that character trait in his service of his clients.

Kathleen Bordas
Accountant

A senior executive with over ten years of experience encompassing financial analysis, strategic planning, financial consulting, transaction structuring and marketing of financial products and services, Kathleen has extensive knowledge of the accounting world. Kathleen is a focused, confident and decisive professional, as well as an expert team builder and organizational leader with the ability to generate cooperation among all levels of employees. Kathleen acquired a B.S. degree in Accounting from Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma.

 

Cooper Cade
HCM Specialist

Cooper has a passion for technology and is committed to seeing other people succeed, whether it be by bolstering AssetHR internally or giving his clients the tools they need to successfully navigate the HR environment. He hopes that he can provide a fresh take and implement creative ideas to propel AssetHR to the next level.

Evan Richardson
Sales Intern

Evan Richardson is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business and Technology degree through Concordia University, St. Paul. Studying Business Management with a minor in Sales & Business Development. He is currently a sales intern shadowing Joey and Chris Kelly – cold calling and going out on sales calls. He is very people-oriented and is driven through making and maintaining relationships.

 

James Sievert
Marketing Intern

James is an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he is currently looking to earn a degree in marketing. He joined AssestHR in 2019, as a young intern that is excited to learn and spread youthful ideas throughout the company. Good problem solver and is motivated to better himself and others every day. Handles some of the social media and marketing for AssetHR.