Meet Our Services Team

Contemporaries’ clients’ are supported by the following team members. If you’d like to know more about the team and how they started working together, please see their unique story.

Meet Our Team
Erin Allen

Erin Allen

For over 25 years, Erin has provided the staffing industry with her marketing, management and recruiting expertise. Erin actively supports the business community by participating in networking groups and researching strategic employment issues.

When Erin became President of the family business, it was important to her to expand the scope of the business and to contribute to the greater good of the community. Erin believes in opportunity. She realizes that by facilitating a positive job search, she can help others succeed. With each success, the mission and vision of Contemporaries is realized.

The philosophy behind Contemporaries is centered on the success and growth of its employees and their families. Each accomplishment and accolade earned by employees reflects directly upon the overall growth and success of the company and clients. Erin feels that the proudest accomplishment is that each year Contemporaries successfully places over 350 employees in new positions.

Under her leadership, Contemporaries, Inc., a small woman-owned business, has thrived. It has consistently served as the largest provider of staffing services to the National Institutes of Health under their small business program.  Contemporaries has grown to become one of the most successful staffing suppliers to the Department of Health and Human Services, including the FDA. In the D.C. metro area, Contemporaries is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 venders under the GSA Federal Supply Schedule 736 and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 “Small Businesses of the Year” by the state of Maryland. In 2017, Contemporaries was named an Honoree for the SmartCEO Washington Family Business Award.

Erin also provides executive leadership to multiple organizations and serves on various boards.  She co-chairs the small business committee for Montgomery Chamber of Commerce and volunteers with the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization.

Vincent DiCarlo

Operations Manager

Vince has over ten years of experience with Contemporaries, having joined the team in May of 2012.

His business acumen and experience in full cycle recruiting allows him to effectively oversee the recruiting, marketing, and human resource departments. Vince manages the day-to-day operations of the company to ensure that clients receive the best service possible.

Alonzo Williams

Alonzo Williams

Vice President of Talent Acquisition

As our Senior Recruitment Manager, Alonzo has led the sourcing and recruitment of talent for our firm since 2017.

Alonzo brings several years of experience to the team with over eight years of technical and administrative recruitment experience as well as over nine years of Human Resource experience and is a Certified Human Resources Professional (PHR).

Maddie Bohrer

Vice President of Human Resources

As the HR Generalist for the Contemporaries team, Maddie specializes in client and employee relations, on-boarding, paid time off requests, and performance reviews. 

Maddie has been a member of Contemporaries since May of 2015. Prior to taking over the HR department, Maddie worked for Contemporaries in sales and recruiting. Her experience in staffing and recruiting helps her maintain business relationships with clients and create smooth transitions for employees as they start their new position. Maddie is a Certified Professional in Human Resources, through the Society for Human Resource Management.

Kate Tolley

Vice President of Government Services

As the newest member of our team, Kate joined Contemporaries in late 2023, as our leader in sales and business development.

As a seasoned business development executive with over a decade of experience, Kate is dedicated to driving growth and fostering strategic partnerships. Leveraging data-driven insights and creating successful business strategies that exceed targets and drive revenue growth, she is able to prioritize building trust and fostering long-term relationships with clients and partners.

Kate Gustafson

Executive Associate

Joining Contemporaries at the beginning of 2023, Kate supports each department at Contemporaries, heading up our proposal development and marketing team as well as providing management and support to HR, operational management, and our internal systems management. 

Kate brings several years of experience in management to her role with Contemporaries. Having supported executives at small business firms and worked in the property management field in NYC, Kate is able to provide a variety of support to each of our team members and clients. 

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When it comes to attracting and hiring new talent for your organization, the process can be overwhelming. 

We have a unique database of top talent. And we have a keen understanding of government agencies and the federal contractor community. Let’s set up a time to talk about your organization and support solutions.

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