Leadership Team

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Matt Aprahamian

Founder

Matt founded Monument Consulting in 2003 and is viewed as an early pioneer and thought-leader in the contingent workforce arena.  Under Matt’s leadership, Monument has grown from its startup years as a regional player to an industry leader with a delighted client base including some of the world’s largest corporations.  Since its founding, Matt has always prioritized the need to add value to both our clients and our suppliers while also building an internal Monument culture that values each Monument team member and their contributions to our clients, our company and our community.  Matt is a graduate of the University of Richmond.  He and his wife, Susan, have three children, Jack, Charlie and Sophie.

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Ryan Baker

President

Ryan is an industry veteran with over 16 years in the Human Capital Management space, including Staffing Services and MSP / Consulting within the contingent workforce arena.  Ryan relies on his ability to perform and deliver at an elite level and is a relationship focused executive leader.  At Monument, Ryan has served the Monument team in multiple ways including individual sales pursuits, leading the Sales organization as VP, leading Account Management as VP and currently, as Monument’s 2nd President in its 16-year history.  He is a graduate of Florida State University in and resides in Richmond with his wife and 2 children but remains loyal to his beloved Seminoles.

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Steve Jones

Vice President, Account Management

Steve has over 20 years of experience in the Human Capital Management space and has helped lead Monument’s growth over his 12 years with the company.  During this time, Steve has led some of Monument’s largest programs, overseen implementation services and now serves as Monument’s VP over all client programs where he is squarely focused on delivering the highest quality service and value to our clients.  Under his leadership, our client base has returned over 96% satisfaction rate.  In his spare time, Steve is a father, foster parent, marathoner and ultimate frisbee enthusiast.  Steve graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma and served our country as a member of the US Army.

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Ashlee Gagstetter

Vice President, Strategic Delivery

Ashlee combines her CCWP certification with extensive experience in the VMS and contingent workforce management space.  Her career started at one of the top VMS (vendor management software) providers, where she not only learned best practices around contingent workforce management, but also the best practices to configure and integrate SAAS software across multiple applications.  Ashlee’s diverse career path has crossed multiple areas of the industry including MSP global account management, new client implementations for Fortune 500 organizations, supplier management, and reporting & analytics.  More recently, Ashlee has helped build out Monument’s Consulting Practices division, which offers clients stand-alone support in all areas of the contingent labor space.  Ashlee and her husband live in Denver, CO where she takes full advantage of the slopes in the winter and hits the links as often as she can in the summer.

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Natalie Roush

Vice President, MSP Operations

Natalie serves as Monument’s Sr. Director of MSP Operations where she oversees multiple teams that keep the trains running on time.  Ultimately reporting up to Natalie is Monument’s Implementation Team, Reporting & Analytics, Supply Chain, Finance and VMS Business Systems Analysts.  To date, she has overseen the implementation and ongoing management of seven different VMS’s and is respected as an industry thought leader in the functionality and deployment nuances of these critical solutions for our clients.  Natalie is a graduate of The University of Alabama, Birmingham where she played varsity soccer.  Natalie and her husband, Mark, are outdoor enthusiasts who also stay extremely busy with their three children.