Meet Our Staffing 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

President
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.

Brooke Bruch

Brooke Bruch

VP of Sales
Using her experience in federal contracting, career management, and staffing, Brooke leads the Contemporaries sales and marketing team.
Brooke is active in various business groups and has served in multiple roles. She has served as Vice President of the Bethesda Business BNI Chapter, President of the Maryland Chapter of CFMA, Membership Committee Chair for the Rockville Chamber of Commerce and is an active member of the Montgomery County SHRM. Brooke focuses sales efforts by studying existing accounts and potential room for growth and support with our company.
Vincent DiCarlo

Vincent DiCarlo

Operations Manager
Vince has ten years’ 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
Alonzo has taken the role of Staffing Coordinator with Contemporaries.

He leads all recruiting efforts for the company. Alonzo brings several years of experience to the team, working extensively on staffing for both highly technical and professional positions. Alonzo joined Contemporaries in February of 2017.

Maddie Bohrer

Maddie Bohrer

HR Generalist
As the HR Coordinator 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 new positions.
Craig Barger

Craig Barger

Business Development Coordinator
Craig Barger, a native of Maryland and a graduate of Salisbury University, joined Contemporaries, Inc. in February 2019.
After graduating from college, Craig worked in the private sector before working for Contemporaries, Inc. as a federal contractor at the National Institutes of Health for over 5 years. After his exceptional track record of work for the NIH, Contemporaries hired him to join the team internally. Craig brings his knowledge and expertise of the NIH to our firm and works to help grow our footprint and support our employees and clients.

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