Meet the Lightwave Recruiting Team!

We started Lightwave to be different from the other agencies in the marketplace. We wanted to build our company reputation on customer experience and value and not on transactions and metrics. Lightwave strives to make the job search and hiring process as smooth as possible and has built a team of some of the best in the business to achieve this goal. We are competitive, empathetic, ethical and knowledgeable. We are Lightwave!

  • Gregg Macomber

    Founder, Director, Recruiting Specialist

    Gregg started Lightwave in 2011 with the goal of creating a recruiting agency that always treats employees, candidates and clients the right way. He enjoys partnering with companies trying to find the best talent and mentoring and leading the next wave of recruiters at LW. A former BMXer, Gregg is a graduate of Providence College (Go Friars!) with over a decade of staffing experience. He enjoys spending time with his family, hitting the links and coaching his three daughters’ youth sports teams.

  • Jason Mandel

    Founder, Director, Recruiting Specialist

    Jason started Lightwave in 2011 with the goal of growing a recruiting agency from an idea to a successful business with an emphasis on providing high quality services to our clients, candidates and employees. Jason oversees operations at LW and manages the consulting business. He is a graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO and has over 20 years of industry experience. Jason enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs Jordan and Jax and working on his vintage motorcycles.

  • Thalia Lynch


    Thalia began her journey at LW in the Summer 2022 and after she graduated from University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in Communications. Thalia previously worked as a personal care assistant and in customer service at TD Bank. She is excited to transfer her skills and networking ability to her recruiter role at Lightwave. In her free time Thalia enjoys cooking, traveling, hanging out with friends and playing with her puppy.

  • Spencer Sotell

    Lead Recruiter

    Spencer started at LW at the beginning of 2022 and his impact was felt immediately. He previously worked in the golf industry as an academy golf coach and PGA assistant golf professional. He also worked as a marketing coordinator at KOHR golf and in a sales role for a B2B rewards company. In a short time Spencer has delivered for hyper growth tech companies in the blockchain, cybersecurity and AI space. Spencer looks beyond the resume and builds strategic partnerships with his candidates to find the right fit for them. In his free time Spencer enjoys chasing birdies on the golf course, swimming and hitting the beach with a good book.

  • Briana Maykis



    Briana started her career at Lightwave recruiting in April 2022. Briana graduated from Umass Lowell in 2020, completing a degree in education and psychology. She is excited to transition from teaching and dive into her work as a recruiter and build connections. During her free time, Briana likes to travel all around the world, spend time with her cat and dog, and read a good mystery or psychological thriller novel.

  • Paige Albers


    Paige recently joined the LW team after her graduation from University of Rhode Island with degrees in Communications and Film. Paige has a strong background in marketing and she is excited to leverage her networking ability in her role at Lightwave. When she isn’t connecting with candidates at Lightwave, Paige enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as making art.