Meet Our Team

Kevin Courtney, President & CEO

Kevin has been in recruiting since 1978. After 7 years learning as a recruiter and recruiter manager, he started his own staffing company in 1985. Thus, Mile High was born. After 20+ years in the staffing industry, Mile High transitioned into a direct hire firm in 2002. Due to this, MHES Logistics was able to offer more focused, customized and targeted recruiting practices, providing specialized candidates to our clients – some of the hardest to fill industries in the country.

Ericka Padilla, Vice President

Ericka has been a pillar at MHES Logistics for more than 6 years. As an all-around recruiting professional, she manages the recruiting force as well as plays an integral role in business development. Ericka has grown from an entry-level Recruiter to a central member of the leadership team in her position as Vice President. She is a constant source of light and motivation in the office and is dedicated to the ongoing success of her recruiting team and to the placement of all candidates that come through our doors.

Matt Smock, Operations Manager

Matt has been with MHES Logistics for 4.5 years. Matt received his CDL is 2007 and worked with Halliburton for 9 years. Before joining the MHES team, he managed a hydraulic frac crew of more than 60 operators and CDL Drivers. His transportation industry experience has been extensively valuable to our team. Starting as an entry-level recruiter, he has worked his way up to Operations Manager. In addition to his recruiting expertise, Matt cultivates client relationships and develops advertising campaigns.

Stephanie Padilla, Recruiting Manager

Stephanie joined MHES Logistics during the thick of the Covid Pandemic. With a strong background in customer service and sales, she has grown from an entry-level recruiter into our newest Recruiting Manager. Stephanie is an all-star recruiter that enjoys facilitating candidate relationships to help them find their dream career. Additionally, she has begun to excel in maintaining ongoing client relationships as well as develop new ones.

Eilidh Strecker, Advertising & Marketing Manager

Eilidh has been with MHES Logistics for 2 years. Her background includes content marketing, account management, design services, and social media engagement. At MHES she develops advertising, designs training materials and is responsible for the creation of internal documentation. Eilidh is also a part-time student at The University of Colorado Boulder where she is pursuing her Masters of Arts in English Literature.

Alexis Ruiz, Executive Assistant to the VP

Alexis came to MHES Logistics with a strong background in Professional Recruiting and Accounting. Having spent 4 years in the industry, her knowledge base and skillset have helped improve the MHES internal communication systems, standardize reporting practices, and ensure our company’s tracking systems are continually up to date. Alexis enjoys collaborative projects and growing her industry knowledge alongside her coworkers.

Turbo, Chief Executive Dog-In-Charge

Turbo is our handsome office mascot, guard dog, and motivator. Skills include impressive downward dog stretching, offering wet kisses, and spending hours curled up in his mom’s (Ericka’s) office during meetings.

Our Mission Statement:

MHES Logistics facilitates the detailed coordination of marrying qualified candidates to innovative successful employers by utilizing a team of well-trained industry recruiters to achieve long-lasting committed careers.