Linn began her recruiting career in Sweden under the guidance of her parents at their Stockholm-based recruiting firm. While earning her M.B.A. from Tulane University, she noticed an underserved market in the U.S. for specialized equipment recruiters and founded Bemana. As Bemana’s CEO, Linn’s mission is building a people-centered company with a singular focus of finding the best possible match between companies and people.
As a former Tulane and Swedish National Team golfer, Linn enjoys golfing with her friends, family, and clients and spending time with her children Oliver, Henrik, and Emilia.
Keely leads Bemana’s recruiting efforts in the Power Generation industry. She holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University. For Keely, the most rewarding aspect of her job is serving as an instrument to improve the lives of candidates in the advancement of their careers.
When she’s not in the office, Keely enjoys spending time outdoors, hanging out with her friends and family, and refurbishing antique furniture.
Emily leads Bemana’s recruiting efforts in the Electric Motor, Pump, & Apparatus and Cranes, Hoists, & Rigging industries. She holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Louisiana State University and a Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University.
Emily prides herself on being able to connect personally with clients and candidates alike. Here’s what one candidate had to say about her: “Working with Emily Merkel was a real pleasure. She was the embodiment of professionalism, keeping communication between myself and the hiring company constant and timely. It felt as if I had my own concierge to help me through the hiring process.”
When she’s not in the office, Emily enjoys trying new local restaurants and traveling (as long as she doesn’t have to fly there).
Madison specializes in the recruitment of engineering, technical, and managerial talent across all of Bemana’s practice areas. She regularly consults Bemana’s clients on best hiring practices to ensure they are providing a great candidate experience.
She received her B.S. in Management and MBA from the University of New Orleans. She enjoys advocating for so many great candidates and being able to partake in life-changing opportunities. Here’s what one of her candidates said: “Madison was extremely helpful and ensured she was looking out for my best interest. Always kept me informed and engaged with the hiring company.”
In her spare time, Madison enjoys baking, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Joe leads Bemana’s business development and growth initiatives in addition to working with key clients in solving their most critical recruiting needs. Joe received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans, where he also played baseball. Before joining Bemana, he practiced law for five years representing energy and industrial companies throughout the U.S.
In his free time, Joe enjoys traveling, golfing, and spending time with his wife and three kids, Oliver, Henrik, and Emilia.