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Knowledge, Energy, Integrity - it's what you look for in employees, it's what we demand in ourselves. At Bertram & Associates, Inc. our job is straightforward; it starts with finding one person, the right person, for your HR team and for your company.
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Professional Profiles

Stephanie Jakubik
Stephanie founded Bertram & Associates, Inc. in 2004 in Woodbury, MN (a suburb of Minneapolis - St. Paul), where the company is currently located. As President, she actively oversees all facets of the company, providing leadership and strategic oversight of business operations, to acting as the chief point of contact for employers and candidates, and recruiting partners across the U.S. Prior to founding Bertram & Associates, Inc., Stephanie's work experience consisted of:

  • 4+ years of corporate recruitment management experience at Marshall Field's (now Macy's), a premier department store chain and division of Federated Department Stores
  • 2+ years as an executive recruiter with a retained search firm specializing in the placement of senior level finance professionals
  • 8+ years of functional human resources positions, including the start-up of the team member service center, generalist and HR managerial roles at Wal-Mart and Target, the largest and fifth largest retailers in the nation

Stephanie graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication. In addition to her bachelor's degree, she has a Masters of Arts in Human Resources Development from the University of St. Thomas. Email Stephanie at

Tom Jakubik
Tom joined Bertram & Associates, Inc. in 2006 as the Vice President of Business Operations. He is responsible for the functional and strategic activities of the company, consisting of financial, contracts, research, IT and website, and marketing campaigns. In addition to these roles, Tom is an active executive recruiter. Prior to joining Bertram & Associates, Inc., Tom's work experience consisted of:

  • 11+ years in various management and spend management capacities at Target Corporation, ranging from Business Process Manager - Marketing, Strategic Sourcing & Negotiations Leader, Program Manager Technology to Stores Management
  • 2+ years in Stores Management for Wal-Mart

Tom graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Email Tom at

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Bertram & Associates, Inc.
8362 Tamarack Village
Ste 119-157
Woodbury, MN 55125

Office: 651-714-8350
Fax: 651-286-3618