Our Team

Ryan Miller, CPHR | Director and Owner
A Human Resources Generalist in both union and non-union environments, Ryan has 19 years of leadership experience in HR practices, as well as seven years experience in Labour/Management relations. He is Past-President of the Human Resources Management Association of Lethbridge. Ryan has had extensive involvement in the Southern Alberta business community, drawing upon his professional experience to effectively assist employers in all aspects of HR, including recruitment, retention, training, development, conflict resolution, and community relations. Ryan possesses expert knowledge in effective recruitment and retention strategies, creating opportunities for highly successful placements for clients. His key strength lies in his ability to think outside the box, and his dedication to meeting his clients’ staffing needs.

Tara Lennox, BSc | Business Development and Senior Manager
Tara joined the Select team in 2010. From RCMP to employment facilitator, Tara's diverse background gives her valuable insight into an array of industries, as well as the job market in Southern Alberta. In her current role with SELECT, Tara uses her experience to conduct effective recruiting, business development, top talent promotions, and excels at maintaining win-win relationships with valued clients. In 2015 Tara raised a tremendous amount of money for Strong Kids at YMCA by riding a stationary bike for more hours than anyone ever should. Somehow she was still smiling at the end of it!

Dave Kunst | Industrial Services Manager
Born and raised in Lethbridge, Alberta, with strong roots in the local community, Dave Kunst has always enjoyed the networking aspect that his job provides. As an industrial manager for Select People Solutions since 2007, Dave has extensive background and knowledge of the current labor market. Dave has over 25 years of Human Resource (HR) management experience including extensive experience managing companies with over $100 million in annual sales. Dave has been re-elected for a second term as a Director for BILD Lethbridge. Dave and his 3 sons are actively involved in the local community. Both of his older sons work for a local electrical (power and automation) company in addition to volunteering as firefighters. Dave’s youngest son is an aspiring soccer player and runner who started high school this fall. When Dave isn’t at work, you can often find him at the golf course, camping, fishing, attending local events, or cheering at a Tier 1 soccer game both locally and internationally.

Samantha Friesen | Office Services Recruiter
Samantha aka Sam, joined the Select team in 2017, bringing over 5 years of experience as a Logistics Coordinator and Administrative Professional in the Agricultural sector as well as a diploma in Legal Office Administration. Sam focuses on temporary and permanent placements in our Office Division. Sam definitely brings a smiling face and upbeat personality to our team.

Sharon Koehler | Operations Manager
Sharon joined the Select team in 2019, bringing extensive financial services and management experience to the team. As the Operations Manager, she focuses on process improvement, project management and the day to day administration of the office. Sharon loves to laugh while getting the job done.

Kassandra Tait | Recruitment Assistant
Kassandra joined the Select team in 2016 after finishing her Administrative Office Professional Program at Lethbridge College. With that, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Lethbridge, she was welcomed into a career that would allow her to utilize both backgrounds. She is the backbone for the recruiters, designs Select’s newsletter, manages our social media, and brings a witty, mischievous sense of humour to the team!

Amy Krusina | Industrial Recruitment Assistant
Amy joined the Select team in early 2019 bringing to the team a variety of office skills and experience. On a day to day basis Amy assists the Industrial division with recruiting, interviewing, and temporary job placement. Amy’s favorite part about the job is building relationships with employees, and getting to meet new people each day. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family, athletics, and running half marathons in different cities with her Dad!

Teresa Cavanaugh | Recruitment Consultant
Teresa joined the Select team in 2008, bringing over 15 years of experience as an Administrative Professional. Teresa focuses on temporary and permanent clerical placements in our Staffing Division. She excels at interviewing candidates, communicating with clients, and creating successful matches between our skilled candidates and valued clients. Teresa plays a critical role in the office: she knows how to re-program the phones. Rumour has it she can also make VCRs stop flashing.

Megan Thiessen | Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Payroll
Megan joined the Select team in January 2014, just a few weeks after graduating from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelors degree in Management with specialties in Human Resources and Information Technology. Despite being a “city gal” during her university education, Megan grew up on her family farm near Bow Island so she especially looks forward to providing great customer service to the Agriculture and Industrial clients of Select People Solutions.

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