Meet The Team

Tom Nordell

Tom, otherwise known as “Metro Rancher” due to blending his life living on a hobby farm with the urban side of the Twin Cities. On the days he breaks away from his passion for recruiting, you will find him either golfing, fishing or simply enjoying life on the water. If you like the great outdoors, whether the beach or the mountains, you will enjoy connecting with Tom, he loves to travel! He offers 20 years of experience recruiting a blend of contract and direct hire. Tom has an uncanny ability to find the right person for the client’s need. Tom’s gregarious nature always shines through. He has an unparalleled track record of excellent service for his clients, both hiring managers and job seekers, they find him level headed and trustworthy. Ask him about our four-legged co-worker, Ellie!

Ben Brickson

Our 6’7” “Human Calculator” can quickly understand the needs of our clients and the operational aspects related to the contract world. When not actively recruiting, he is found enjoying a round of golf, playing hoops or hanging out with his family. He has a voice for radio, you won’t forget! Ben has built trusted relationships with both clients and candidates. He is personable, with a great sense of humor and stories. Ben’s expertise offers over 10 years of recruiting contractors with a strong operational background. Whether you need a quick turnaround on a hire, or guidance finding a new project, Ben can assist you! He is as personable as they come, a true Midwestern guy. After playing basketball for UND, Ben continues to follow their success, ask him what the latest is in UND sports!

Erin Carlson

If you talk to Erin, you will understand why she is also known as the “Energizer Bunny,” short and full of life, she talks fast, drives fast and moves fast. In the summer, you will often find her at a baseball field with her family! She also loves waterskiing, relaxing on a lake, enjoying outdoor patios or wineries. The winter months, she is likely in front a fire somewhere or researching a warm destination! Erin has over 16 years of full cycle recruitment and account management. Those who have worked with her know she is transparent, direct and trustworthy. Erin’s true love of recruiting shines through as she will naturally coach you through your hiring need or desired job transition. She is a connector; ask her about travel destinations or for recommendations of stores, restaurants or wineries.

Missy Kloster

Missy, known as our “Team Cheerleader” due to the amount of time she spends cheering at her son’s sporting events and her excitement in being a part of a winning team at Wave3. With a degree in communications, and 20+ years in the employment industry; she is well versed in helping you identify talent for your needs. A California girl at heart, Missy enjoys time in the sun and considers herself a retail therapy expert! After college she took on IT consulting and perm placement work. She has a passion for meeting new people, candidates can expect her to be compassionate and a good listener. Missy will ensure she leaves your conversation with a solid understanding of what is important to you. When not working, she is busy attending the various events and activities of her 3 sons and husband. She is also an instructor of dance based fitness classes. She will push you and help you get where you need to be, because she truly believes you can. Ask Missy about how to find the best YOU in a new career!