Leadership Team

Industry Veteran

Talexes was founded by industry veteran, Joe Kistner, in 2015 to help companies attract the talent of the future and maximize the talent they have.

  • Joe-Kistner

    Joe Kistner


    Joe is an entrepreneur and innovative talent management leader with a proven track record for driving excellence in challenging business environments.

    Joe brings 20 years of global operations, sales, and marketing experience in the assessment, education, talent management, and talent acquisition sectors.



  • Al Rainaldi

    Al Rainaldi


    Prior to joining Talexes, Al served as president for Profiles International. Al is a sought after keynote speaker and trainer. Over the course of his career, he has trained thousands in sales techniques, marketing, leadership and planning. He developed and served as program leader/ presenter for an accredited course for the National Association of Extended Healthcare Administrators.


  • John Bailor

    John Bailor

    Director of Support Services

    John’s business career has provided him with experience in accounting, finance, sales, and general management backgrounds. After obtaining experience working for Fortune 500 companies and owning his own business, John entered the world of talent assessments. With a focus on the use and application of information provided by assessments…..


  • Cheryl Schroeder

    Cheryl Schroeder

    Director of Operations & Product Management

    Cheryl has over a decade of working in the assessment industry.  She has had many roles including working as a liaison with executive leadership teams in the design and release of multiple assessment products.  Not only does she bring creative design to the development process, she is experienced in operational efficiency, product support and specialized training.


  • Jennifer Branch

    Jennifer Branch

    Director of Client Relations

    Jennifer’s career passion began at an early age. Capitalizing on an entrepreneurial drive, she quickly gained experience as a small business owner. Understanding the many challenges businesses encounter, she has spent the last 10 years developing and nurturing relationships with executives who partner with her to achieve their strategic goals.