About MANIFEST Technology

You need MANIFEST Technology.

MANIFEST Technology invites you to the convergence of genius IT and critical business solutions. When you turn to MANIFEST Technology, you receive:

  • Clear vision and laser focus on customized solutions that meet your needs and address your concerns
  • Industry best practices, standards, and legal acumen accessed through membership in the TechServe Alliance, a nationwide collaboration of IT consulting firms
  • Dramatically expanded search success through national recruiting and innovative recruiting processes
  • Dedicated international Off-Shore Delivery Manager and team in Hyderabad, India working collaboratively with MANIFEST’s On-Shore Delivery Manager in the U.S.
  • Proven experience for discernment and wisdom in addressing challenges and providing results
  • Immediacy that your situation demands and the quality you deserve
  • A strong background in complex compliance-driven industries such as healthcare and insurance
  • A company culture that addresses challenges proactively while maintaining an emphasis on sensitivity, tenacity, and outcome
  • Agile, local, veteran-owned and Minnesota-based firm that reflects a Midwest work ethic while maintaining the capabilities of a company with global reach

At MANIFEST Technology, we know that the value of IT increases in direct proportion to the talent of the team. Let us show you how.

Where strategy, technology and innovation converge.

At a time when the marketplace and technology are rapidly evolving, when seamless, ongoing IT systems operations have become complex and essential, when optimizing your success is only possible with exceptionally talented technical consultants possessing superior soft skills, you need an experienced dependable partner to meet your Business and IT Consulting needs.

At MANIFEST Technology, we know that the value of IT increases in direct proportion to the talent of the team. Let us show you how.
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Meet Our Team

MANIFEST Technology is proud of its history as one of the metro’s most reputable and respected Business and IT Consulting Firms. Our team of experienced, reliable, and talented leaders make it their priority to support your success. We encourage you to “meet” our team by reviewing their bios posted below.

John Nesser
John NesserChief Executive Officer
John Nesser has over 25 years of experience locating superior talent within the IT business community at both a local and national level. He brings 10 years of hands-on custom development experience, primarily in the Microsoft windows and web environments. John held the position as Staffing Manager at Systems Group, an Inc500 consulting firm, from start up until the sale of the company. He has worked for both smaller consulting firms as well as national staffing organizations. He has experience staffing within the consulting industry as well as traditional direct hire.

Having been raised in a family where his father was a successful entrepreneur, owning multiple grocery stores and delicatessens, John learned from an early age the concept of hard work and commitment.  Having served with the U.S. Marines, John learned what it truly means to work as a team.

A key perspective that John brings to the table, due to his technical development experience, is a strategic understanding of how the specific roles fit together within an IT environment.

If you believe you can or believe you can’t, you will be right.”
– Henry Ford

Brigitte Nesser
Brigitte NesserExecutive Director, National Sales / Partner
Brigitte O’Brien Nesser has over twenty-five years of experience in the Information Technology industry as a sales executive, manager and INC500 entrepreneur. She founded Systems Group, a Minneapolis based IT consulting firm, where as CEO, she forged strong partnerships with Microsoft, IBM, and Lawson Software and developed preferred vendor relationships with many Fortune 500 corporations. Nesser was a 40 Under Forty honoree and selected to the Coopers and Lybrand Trendsetter Barometer Panel for the Wall Street Journal.

Systems Group was selected to the INC500-fastest growing privately held companies in America-ranked number 93rd. Systems Group executives were included by the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office in a business mission to the Middle East which met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Jordan’s King Hussein and Queen Noor and others. Systems Group was also selected to the Minneapolis City Business’ 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies and Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Hottest New Small Businesses in America and was featured in Money Magazine. A strategic thinker, key perspectives she brings are technical sales expertise/solution selling, relationship building skills, intuition, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn’t go by yourself.”
– Joel A. Barker

Wendy Sader
Wendy SaderDirector Of Recruiting
Wendy began her career in corporate recruiting with global giant, Cargill Corporation, the largest privately held company in the world.
She’s worked in Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls as an HR Manager; and for an RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing),
at Yoh HR Solutions, supporting Syngenta Seeds. She began working in IT Consulting and PM/BA Recruiting and spent eight years with Management
Consulting market leader Hollstadt Consulting in positions with progressively more responsibility. For more than the last ten years she has been
working in the IT Consulting Industry providing hands-on Recruiting and Recruitment Management.

Wendy currently heads up the onshore and offshore Recruiting Practice and team with four-time TechServe Alliance Excellence Award recipient MANIFEST
Technology. She loves the entrepreneurial experience and the opportunity to help chart the destiny of the organization via her leadership. In 2020 for
the first time, this prestigious award was given to specific individuals in the TechServe Alliance for their excellence in inspiring others, lifting team spirits,
responding to challenges with extraordinary creativity and for exceeding expectations in driving their organizations, all during the duress of a global pandemic.
Wendy and her teammates were specifically selected to receive this award for MANIFEST Technology due to their outstanding personal commitment, response, and leadership during a very challenging time.

John Jung
John JungDirector of Sales
John started his career as a recruiter in the Aerospace industry and quickly grew to take on other role key roles (Recruiting Manager, Account Executive and finally VP of Sales) A highly entrepreneurial executive, he left to realize a dream and open his own firm, Incline Professional Services, which he ran and grew over eight years eventually merging with Minnesota’s largest recruiting agency. John ran the Professional division of this firm for the next five years.

Through this intensive professional experience working on national and global accounts, he developed unparalleled expertise in interviewing, hiring, training and managing both sales and recruiting teams having worked for some of Minnesota’s most successful firms. John has worked with a wide range of clients and prospects from under 10 employees to Fortune 100 companies.  John is an expert in building and developing relationships with individuals and organizations focusing on exquisite customer service and doing business based upon trust. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends exercising, spending time outdoors, and traveling the world.

Sasona Nesser
Sasona NesserAssociate Recruiter
Sasona Nesser has been with MANIFEST Technology for nearly three years. She started as an intern working with the accounting department while working on her degree from the University of Minnesota. Upon graduation, Sasona was hired on as an Associate Recruiter and began her work with the recruiting team supporting Fortune 500 clients. Sasona now supports both the recruiting team and the accounting department and works with the consultants additionally, in the quest for excellence.

Sasona graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in Music and took an additional year of accounting and business courses. She worked in customer service positions for the past seven years while in high school and college, prior to her tenure with MANIFEST Technology, and financed most of her college education.  Sasona is a professionally trained harpist and has been a professional entertainer for the past eleven years.  She studied harp under Julliard Conservatory and Oberlin College classically trained harpists utilizing the Suzuki Method at the MacPhail Center for Music and Studio Fidicina in Minneapolis, Minnesota since the age of three.  She is also an accomplished pianist and soloist and performs nationally with her rock band EL CAMINO.  In all her free time, she enjoys playing music, baking, playing with her dogs, and running.

Jim Miller
Jim MillerSenior Accountant
Jim has spent the better part of his career involved in several entrepreneurial and small business ventures.
He typically finds himself immersed in various roles; from sales to operations, management, recruiting, and
human resources, yet always engaged in the financial and accounting side of the business.

Jim was born, raised and graduated college in the fast pace of Long Island, NY, but prefers the calm and
stability the Mid-West provides. Jim likes to spend his spare time travelling, relaxing on the water, as
well as entertaining friends and family at his lakeside home.

Arik Nesser
Arik NesserTechnical Support
Arik Nesser has been working with computers for over ten years with experience in hardware components and building computers and in software installation. Arik has been very interested in building and selling computers, video games, and video editing.

Arik was accepted into the PSEO Program (college in high school program) and graduated from high school recently with several years of college, just a few credits short of an Associates of Arts degree. Arik is an accomplished musician having studied Classical Guitar under the Suzuki Method at prestigious Minneapolis MacPhail Center for Music since age three through high school. Arik has had several positions including working for three years in a top restaurant and also working for three years in the construction industry also while in high school.

Jeanne Kuma
Jeanne KumaSenior Recruiter
Jeanne is a passionate and versatile Information Technology recruiting expert who has worn multiple hats throughout her professional career in IT Consulting. Her career began with a large successful national consulting firm where she was a Recruiter and later a Client Staffing Manager for their largest national Fortune 500 account. After 10+ years at that company, Jeanne worked for several premier firms (consulting and permanent placement) in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area as a Senior IT Recruiter and an IT Recruiting Manager. She is thrilled to be part of the MANIFEST Technology team because of MANIFEST’s commitment to quality and integrity.

Jeanne is a true connector who understands the needs of clients in the ever-changing technical landscape and can use that understanding to find the right talent to meet each unique requirement. She is quick to build rapport with candidates, taking the time to understand their interests and career goals. She takes pride in capturing the connection between the opportunity and her candidates so that a successful match is made.

When not connecting talent and opportunities, Jeanne is a connector for her family and friends. Her husband, daughter, and dog Daisy keep Jeanne busy at home and you’ll often find her with her close-knit extended family enjoying meals, celebrations, and sports. She also has family on four continents, and an eclectic group of friends that add a wonderful variety to her life and perspective.

The MANIFEST Technology Offshore Delivery Team.