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Patrick Desmet

Patrick Desmet

COO - Chief Operating Officer

Patrick Desmet is currently a minority shareholder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Gonzalez Design Group, a privately held middle market group of companies, consisting of an automotive, defense and aerospace robotics system integrator, a full-service staffing company and a property management company. He has held numerous leadership roles and in 2004 took on the role of COO. Patrick was born and raised in in Harper Woods, MI. He attended Wayne State University where he earned his Mechanical Engineering Degree. Patrick is married and has three children.

Alex Blanzy

Alex Blanzy

Account Manager | Staffing Professional

Alex Blanzy has been with Gonzalez since May 2010 and is an Account Manager and Staffing Professional. He has spent his entire career in the staffing industry, taking on a variety of different responsibilities. In his spare time, Alex enjoys playing golf and spending time with his dogs.

Sarah Dzuris

Sarah Dzuris

Account Manager | Staffing Professional

Sarah Dzuris has been with Gonzalez since February 2015 and is an Account Manager and a Staffing Professional. Sarah grew up in the Rochester area and attended the University of Detroit Mercy. After earning her degree, she started in the staffing industry in 2013. Sarah enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and playing soccer in her spare time.

Chelsy Paradis

Chelsy Paradis

Staffing Professional

Chelsy Paradis has been with Gonzalez since September 2019 and is a Staffing Professional. She moved from California to Michigan in 1997 and grew up in Waterford. She has two beagles: Hannah (14) and Penny (4). In her spare time, she enjoys music, reading, kayaking, volleyball, camping, and everything else outdoors.

Kaitlyn Finley

Kaitlyn Finley

Social Media Manager | Staffing Professional | Account Manager

Kaitlyn Finley has been with Gonzalez since January 2020 and is a Staffing Professional and a Social Media Manager. Kaitlyn grew up in the Macomb area and attended Wayne State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in communications. In her spare time, Kaitlyn enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, and DIY projects.

Debi Carver

Debi Carver

Human Resources | Payroll Manager

Debi Carver has been with Gonzalez since January of 1996 and is a Human Resources / Payroll Manager. She specializes in confidential employee relations, hiring and monitoring employees, payroll/benefits management and maintaining corporate policies and guidelines. Debi continues to maintain her knowledge of all Human Resources requirements with her most recent HR Professional Certification from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce along with an HR Certification from Michigan State University.