Meet The Team

Bradford Lyons

Bradford Lyons

Managing Partner

Brad is the Managing Partner of Craig Bradford Associates (CBA). Brad was the driving force in the firm’s expansion into the Greater Philadelphia area in 2003. Under his direction CBA has become one of the “go to” search firms in the area. Brad’s positive attitude and natural sales ability is reflected in CBA’s 95% client retention rate. Prior to joining CBA, he was the National VP of Sales & Corporate Officer with MFT Transportation Specialists where he grew the company’s revenue by $1.5 million in 18 months. Brad started his career with GE Capital where he was a recipient of the President’s Circle Performance Award. Following GE Capital Brad joined Watkins Leasing Company, where he was responsible for developing new business lines totaling $11 million in annual volume, representing 65% of the company in total sales. Brad is an active volunteer coach with the Catholic Youth Organization coaching basketball, football and golf. Brad is a graduate of La Salle University and lives with his family in Phoenixville, PA. If you can’t get a hold of Brad, he is most likely fishing, golfing or taking part in a karaoke contest.
Michael Lyons

Michael Lyons

Founder & Partner

Mike established Craig Bradford Associates (CBA) in 1992 in New York. Prior to CBA, Mike held executive positions in the banking industry as Vice President of Marketing Services at Chase Manhattan Bank and Marketing Vice President at Thomas Cook Travellers Cheques North America. After his banking experience, Mike formed his expertise in staffing and recruiting as the General Manager and Senior Vice President at Tempositions. Under his leadership, the company expanded to five offices, and revenue grew from $4.5 million to $14 million. Mike started CBA while consulting privately owned staffing firms in New York City. Mike was the former President of the New York Association of Temporary Services, where he was recognized by the New York State Department of Labor as Regional Employer of the Year. Mike is a graduate of Iona College, where he received his BA in English and his MBA in Marketing and Organizational Behavior. Mike and his wife currently live in Oxford, CT. Mike spends his spare time in the gym or on the golf course.
Susie McKernan

Susie McKernan

Executive Director, Recruiting & Client Management

Susie is a seasoned sales and client services professional. She spent over 18 years in the travel & hospitality industry, with a focus on the corporate and leisure sectors. During her time within the industry she also worked for a leading travel & meetings technology firm. Susie has worked in the USA, Europe and Asia on multi-national procurement and development teams. In 2005 Susie joined a multi-national Property & Casualty insurance company leading a national business development team. In 2013 after years of recruiting, training, and leading teams she focused her efforts formally on Talent Acquisition by joining Craig Bradford Associates. She is an active member of The Union League of Philadelphia, GBTA, ACTE, WINit and is a former board member of USACares. Outside of working she is either traveling or planning her next adventure.

Mark Gentilotti

Mark Gentilotti

Senior Account Manager/Recruiter

Mark joined Craig Bradford Associates in September of 2020, who says good things haven’t happened in 2020!  In his role as an Account Manager, Mark is responsible for assisting the team in candidate sourcing, while engaging new clients.

His competitive nature, drive to win and positive outlook make Mark a fantastic addition to the team. Mark’s experience as a D1 athlete allowed him to develop valuable qualities and traits that enable him to quickly identify talented professionals on behalf of clients.

Mark is a graduate of the University of Delaware where he played baseball and participated as a valuable member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.  Mark resides in Collegeville and in his spare time, enjoys golfing, going to the gym, cooking, and watching the Phillies & Eagles.

Kristin Hopson Addis

Kristin Hopson Addis

Office & Recruiting Coordinator

Kristin is the Office and Recruiting Coordinator at Craig Bradford Associates. Prior to joining CBA, Kristin was an Assistant Lacrosse Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at the University of Delaware and James Madison University. Kristin is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame where she majored in Psychology and Sociology. At Notre Dame, Kristin played Lacrosse and led the team to the NCAA Final Four and to the best season in program history. She went on to earn her Master’s in Education from the University of Delaware. Kristin resides in Springfield, PA with her family. Kristin grew up on the football field and is often compared to Sheryl Yoast from Remember the Titans.

 

 

Mary Khanjian

Mary Khanjian

Account Manager

Mary joins CBA as an Account Manager with a natural ability to build relationships and form connections. From her first job as a high school student working the counter in her neighborhood pizzeria to most recently managing a busy bar and restaurant, serving people has always been her passion.

During her tenure as a restaurant manager for an international and rapidly-growing brand, she strategically revived two underperforming locations and went on to be nationally recognized for her financial and organizational success. As a native of North Jersey, Mary has quickly learned to call PA home and has built an expansive network. She loves connecting people to people and opportunities that will further their growth both personally and professionally. She is a self-proclaimed french fry queen, dog mom, and fitness fanatic.