Corey Christenson
Director of Administrative Staffing and Recruiting
402-896-9191 ext. 110
C: 402-301-1989

I specialize in placing administrative support positions including entry-level up to Executive Assistants. I also place data entry, insurance support, customer service, human resources, clerical support and various other types of office professionals. I enjoy developing relationships with clients and job seekers and matching people with great opportunities. I have been in the staffing industry for 10 years with 7 ½ of those years at Cornerstone. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska and I am a coach with the Papillion Soccer Club.


Jeff Halpenny
Senior Administrative Recruiter
402-896-9191 x124

As a Senior Recruiter on the Administrative team at Cornerstone, I specialize in placing candidates in long and short term clerical and customer service opportunities. I have been in the staffing industry for three years and take pride in helping individuals advance in their career.


Justin Bruns
Administrative Recruiter
402-896-9191 x116

I am a recruiter on the Administrative/Clerical team at Cornerstone. I love being a part of a team that places candidates with the best clients in the Omaha/ Lincoln area.  I have owned and operated an entertainment and promotional company in Omaha for the last 8 years and also have my Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. My passion is developing relationships and helping job seekers achieve their goals.


Scott Anthony
Senior Account Manager
402-896-9191 x114

I’ve been in the staffing industry since 2012. I started out as an Account Manager recruiting in skilled trades, light industrial and administrative positions. In January of 2017 I was hired onto the Cornerstone team as a Senior Account Manager placing candidates in roles such as customer service, executive assistants, sales, HR, call center, and office clerical. I enjoy building partnerships with clients and candidates while matching great companies with great employees. I moved to Omaha in 2012 after being born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and I am proud to call Omaha home with my son.

Brooke McAlpin
402-896-9191 X.109


I primarily focus on client development for Accounting/Finance positions. I founded Cornerstone over 10 years ago and I’m passionate about people and building relationships. The best part of my position has become everyone I work with both internally and externally. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from UNL. I am thankful the Cornerstone team chooses to volunteer time as a company for many causes including Open Door Mission, Drumsticks on Wheels, and our partnership with Make-A-Wish is one of my favorite aspects of our organization.


Katy Mann
Senior Accounting Recruiter
402-896-9191 x 118


I primarily place Accounting and Finance professionals on a Contract or Direct Hire basis, but I’ve also had success placing Compliance, Banking, Legal, Medical support, Human Resource, Recruiters and Management Professionals. I have been in the recruiting industry since 2010 and enjoy networking and meeting new people as well as matching people into the perfect opportunity and assisting local companies with finding the ideal fit for their organization.  In my off time I enjoy volunteering with organizations like Habitat for Humanity and spending time with my rescue dogs.


Mel Adams
Director, Accounting/Finance Staffing and Recruitmrnt
402-896-9191 x 112


I have been in recruiting for over 11 years in Omaha, primarily in the accounting and finance sector. I enjoy networking with local professionals and helping connect top talent with Omaha’s best employers. I grew up in Papillion and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a Degree in Criminal Justice.  Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and watching football.


Chris Phalen
Sr Business Development Manager
402-896-9191 x 121


I was brought on board the Cornerstone team to help aid in the recruitment and placement of accounting and finance professionals. I specialize in recruiting top talent in the accounting and finance realm, and have begun building lasting relationships with our clients across the metro area. . I enjoy networking with local professionals and helping connect top talent with Omaha’s best employers, and have a true passion to help if there is a need. In my off time I enjoy spending time staying active, and being a Father to my beautiful daughter Stella.

Ashley Bazar

Accounting/Finance Recruiter
402-896-9191 X.128

I recently joined the team at Cornerstone Staffing Inc. as a recruiter for the Accounting and Finance team.  I’ve enjoyed learning about the staffing industry from the best of the best.  The Accounting and Finance team focuses on a variety of professional positions including Accounts Payable, Bookkeeping, Accountants, Analysts, and Controller level placements.  I have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and my certificate in Life Coaching from Bellevue University.


Lisa Kuhr
Office Manager
402-896-9191 x 119


My journey with Cornerstone started in 2013 when I was brought on as the Director of First Impressions. After about a year in the role I advanced into a Recruiter for the administrative team and now currently reside in Office Management.  I manage everything from payroll and benefits to employment verifications and other office functions. Before Cornerstone I spent after almost six years in the coffee industry and I also have my Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. The best part about my job is getting to work with our awesome team and being the go to person for office support.