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The Mom Project, the leading platform connecting mothers with economic opportunities, recently promoted Chief Product Officer Saana Rapakko Hunt to President of the growing organization. Hunt, who joined The Mom Project in fall of 2021, has brought her 14 years of experience working in high-growth software companies, including her most recent role at Meta, where she served as the Head of Core Growth at Instagram.

As The Mom Project reaches the milestone of reaching one million moms on the platform and continues its rapid expansion with customers, Hunt will partner with Robinson to accelerate the company’s growth and scale. As President, Hunt will lead The Mom Project with a product and growth focus, leading daily operations and key cross-functional departments.

Justworks, the HR technology company providing small businesses access to benefits, payroll, HR tools and compliance support, announced that effective today, Michael Seckler will serve as Justworks’ new President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and rejoin its Board of Directors. Isaac Oates, Justworks’ founder, will remain Chair of the Board and transition to the new role of Executive Chair at the Company.

Since 2019, Seckler has served as Justworks’ Chief Operating Officer (COO), leading the expansion of the Company’s core business, overseeing day-to-day operations and supporting its leadership team alongside Oates. As CEO, Seckler will take on full ownership of strategy, culture and the long-term direction of the Company. Oates, in his new role as Executive Chair, will focus on innovation at Justworks Labs, social impact initiatives via and developing Justworks’ next generation of leaders through its Leaders’ Fellowship program.

Patrick Morrissey recently joined HireVue as Chief Growth Officer. The role will see Morrissey lead the company’s drive to catalyze the movement around hiring for customers and job candidates alike. Marketing, Product, Data Science and I/O psychology will all report into Morrissey, enabling innovations that help customers orchestrate talent plans for future success, and allowing interviews to happen on a candidate’s terms, connecting them to the best roles on offer.  

Amanda Hahn, HireVue’s VP of product marketing for the past 9 years, has been promoted into the role of Chief Marketing Officer as another key building block of the company’s growth strategy. Helping current and future customers optimize how HireVue  helps them to find and retain the best candidates requires a stellar CMO with a global mindset.  Combining her deep knowledge of the product and background as a corporate recruiter,  Hahn brings a wealth of marketing, and leadership experience into the role, alongside a deep understanding of customers’ challenges.

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