Collabrus Team

Dedicated to your success

Each Collabrus client has an account team that is dedicated to providing responsive, flexible and quality service at every opportunity.

Leadership Team

John Kunzweiler General Manager
John Kunzweiler is the General Manager of Collabrus and the CEO of its parent company, M Squared Consulting.  Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, M Squared is the leading provider of project experts and consultants to large enterprises for solving important business challenges.  John joined Collabrus and M Squared Consulting in May, 2010; he was formerly a senior partner at Accenture, where for 26 years he helped grow the firm from fewer than 2,000 employees to more than 150,000 worldwide.  He held several leadership positions including Global Managing Partner of Alliances, Joint Ventures, and Venture Capital.  John has a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business, where he serves on the National Advisory Board.

Walter BranamDirector of Compliance
Walt has more than 30 years of experience working with The State of California’s Employment Development Department (CA EDD) in labor and tax audits. As a former Tax Auditor, Tax Administrator, facilitator of the CA EDD’s first Taxpayer Rights Advocate Program, and designer of the CA EDD’s Settlement Program his knowledge of the Federal and State employment laws, regulations, and audit criteria provides valuable insight into how to prevent worker misclassification. Walt has been a featured speaker before numerous industry and professional groups and brings his compliance expertise to the private sector as the in-house Worker Classification and Employment Tax Compliance Specialist at Collabrus Inc. Walt has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach.

Dirk Sodestrom Chief Financial Officer
Dirk joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in November 2009. Prior to joining Collabrus he spent three years as the Corporate Controller for Actel Corporation, a publicly traded semiconductor manufacturer in Mountain View, California. From 1991 to 2006 he served as the Controller and then Chief Financial Officer of Westaff, Inc., a publicly traded temporary staffing firm headquartered in Walnut Creek, California. Dirk began his career as an auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  He is a certified public accountant (inactive) and holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration and Accounting.

Dirk is also Chief Financial Officer of Collabrus’ parent company, M Squared Consulting.

Operations Team

The Collabrus team is a seasoned group of specialists in benefits, human resources, compliance. Together they deliver world-class contingent workforce management, pay and compliance solutions to our clients and the consultants and contingent workers they engage.

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