Leadership

Al Spahn
Chief Technology Officer

Al Spahn serves as Chief Technology Officer of Solomon Page. Al has been with Solomon Page for over 10 years and provides ongoing business and technical expertise. Al is responsible for driving the vision around Solomon Page’s technology roadmap, platforms and architectures.  Partnering closely with other Solomon Page Leadership and broader technology communities, Al is setting the foundation for our long-term investments and helping to align the company’s technology approach with the overall corporate development priorities and strategy.

 Al has 25 years’ experience in business and technology and has led groups for companies in staffing, real estate, lodging, travel, wireless/mobile and security. His longevity in the technology space coincides with his passion for expanding his knowledge.

"There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier." --Charles F. Kettering

Rachel Tigges
Vice President of Marketing

Rachel Tigges joined Solomon Page in August of 2016 as the Vice President of Marketing. She brings with her an entrepreneurial spirit and over a decade of marketing experience across the fashion, recruiting, and start-up industries. Holding a strong understanding of defining brand strategies and executing multi-channel campaigns, Ms. Tigges is responsible for building and implementing the marketing programs for the corporate brand and each division of Solomon Page; all while being committed to delivering measurable results. 

Prior to joining the company, Ms. Tigges co-founded Confidential CC, a communications start-up based in Paris, France, where she launched an ephemeral email application for iPhone and Android. She managed all aspects of the strategy, operations, and marketing for the company, along with overseeing the user experience and interface of the app. Previously, Rachel held the Head of Marketing & Communications position for SMCP USA, where she was responsible for the launch and growth of French contemporary brands Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot in the United States. She oversaw the vision, strategy and day-to-day operations for all marketing and communications in the U.S., and supported the brands skyrocket to 100 points of sale and $90M in revenue in just the three years of her tenure. 

Ms. Tigges holds dual degrees from Arizona State University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude from both the W.P. Carey School of Business with a B.S. in Marketing, and The School of Design with a B.S. in Visual Communication Design. 

Kathy Brown
Vice President of Human Resources

Kathy Brown joined Solomon Page as the Vice President of Human Resources in January of 2017. She brings a warm personality, engaging approach, and over twenty-five years of human resources and consulting services experience to the position.

Prior to Solomon Page, Kathy spent more than twenty years at Genesis Solutions, an asset performance optimization service line, where she consulted on all aspects of operations, strategic staffing, and overall administrative operations of the business at both their US headquarters and in Europe.

During Kathy’s initial tenure at Genesis, she served as Senior Consultant specializing in Business Process Analysis and Supply Chain Management. She worked individually and managed project teams to assess the health of key business processes in an organization, as well as worked with customers to re-design their business processes and operating systems to optimize their productivity and measure their success. She began her career as a Sales Representative at Xerox Corporation selling outsourcing solutions.

Kathy has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is a member of the Human Resources Planning Society of Western New England.