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TechServe Alliance Executive Committee


Jay Cohen, Chair

Over a 25-year period, Jay Cohen has been an owner and operator of various businesses. Upon graduation from Cornell, Jay completed his residency and fellowship at Jackson Memorial in Miami, Florida, and was selected as chief resident of internal medicine. He then completed my fellowship in gastroenterology.

After leaving Jackson Memorial, Jay founded MSPB, a privately held medical group. While there, Jay was a practicing physician and managing partner of what became one of the largest privately owned medical groups in South Florida. After discovering that he really liked the business side of things, Jay decided to invest in his own staffing company, Signature Consultants.

As Founder and CEO, Jay continues to spend his time executing the company’s strategic vision and facing the challenges of maintaining their culture through Signature's steady growth. Jay also plays a hands-on role in the development of Signature’s emerging leaders, assisting the Divisions with day-to-day operations and building relationships with many of our Clients and Consultants.


Scott Aicher, President

Scott A Aicher, an industry speaker and leadership veteran for over 25 years, has built a reputation for leading some of the Staffing Industries best case studies for organizational success. In his current leadership role with Belcan, a billion dollar global services firm, Scott is responsible for global operations of the company’s Technical Services business. Prior to his current role, he served at the COO of RGBSI/UpGlide.

Mr. Aicher has a long track record of double digit top and bottom line growth by leveraging hands on insights gained from his many years leading some of the industries most respected public and private IT/Engineering global staffing and solutions firms. The experiences gained throughout his career has given him a unique perspective on developing optimal structures to service clients as well as consultants in an ever changing, challenge filled, employment market.


Sarah Martin, Vice President

Sarah is the  President of Mitchell Martin, Inc. a leader in talent management and staffing solutions in Information Technology & Healthcare. MMI has over 1000 resources deployed nationwide with annual revenues of $200 million and a diversified client base that includes Financial Services, Life Sciences, Media/Entertainment, Public Sector and Healthcare.

Sarah is a board member of Tech Serve Alliance. Sarah holds an Master of Business Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Brandeis University.

Prior to joining MMI Sarah spent 30+ years at MISI/NTT Data building the Strategic Staffing practice to $200M in revenue.


Tom Nunn, Treasurer/Secretary

Tom Nunn is the president of Tom Nunn Consulting, LLC, a company he started in 2009 that specializes in helping owners of growing companies implement best practices to enable long term growth, profitability and health. Prior to starting his own company, Tom was president of the Eliassen Group, a national IT staffing company headquartered in Boston, MA. Over the nine years that he was at Eliassen, Tom helped develop and lead a high performing team that grew the company from $25MM to $100MM and top quartile profitability. Tom has over 30 years of diverse business experience including many years as an executive in the financial services industry where he built teams that oversaw IT and back office support for Wall Street type business in multi-national banks. Tom has been a long term active participant in TechServe Alliance and is a frequent speaker at the annual conference and the Growing Firm Forum.



Mark B. Roberts, Chief Executive Officer

Mark Roberts is Chief Executive Officer of TechServe Alliance, the national trade association for the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. Prior to being named CEO by the TechServe Alliance Board of Directors in February 2003, Mr. Roberts served as COO & General Counsel of the organization. He is an authority on both business trends and legal issues impacting the industry. He writes and speaks frequently on industry topics including what successful firms are doing to drive growth and profitability.

Before joining TechServe Alliance, Mr. Roberts was a partner in the Labor and Employment Group of a large Florida law firm. Mr. Roberts also served for four years in the Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Benjamin A. Gilman of New York.

Mr. Roberts earned his undergraduate degree from Haverford College in Political Science. He earned his law degree with distinction from Emory University in 1990.

Mr. Roberts currently serves as a member of the Labor Relations Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.