Where talent + teamwork take centerstage

Get to know Lever, an Employ Inc. Brand

How we got here

Lever started in 2012 with a clear vision — to connect human potential to meaningful work.
See what we’ve done along the way.












Lever becomes a company with founders Nate Smith, Brian Noguchi, Sarah Nham, and Randal Truong securing funding

Built and tested the first versions of our product

Made our first customer deal with Lyft and secured Series A funding

Reached our diversity milestone of minorities representing 49% of our company

Received Series B funding of $20M

Achieved Series C funding of $40M

Opened up another headquarters in Toronto, Canada

Became cash-flow positive during a tumultuous year

Received Series D funding of $50M

Hit over 5,000 customers a decade after launching

Joined the Employ family through an acquisition in August 2022

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Lever

DEI is central to our work. We do what we do to see the hidden inequities and biases in hiring practices and help our customers build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces.

Awards and Recognition

Every accolade is a testament to our employees and culture, so of course we love celebrating our achievements.

Our leadership team

Meet the leadership team that keeps us inspired to seek our mission and live our values.

Steve Cox
Chief Executive Officer
Dara Brenner
Chief Product Officer
Greg Petraetis
Chief Revenue Officer
Lucy Zarlengo
Chief Marketing Officer
Madhav Nair
Chief Technology Officer
Amanda Berger
Chief Customer Officer
Stephanie Manzelli
Senior Vice President of HR & DEI
Jamie Minier
President, NXTThingRPO

Come work with us

Working at Lever means that you’ll be surrounded by colleagues who are constantly pushing boundaries, thinking two steps ahead of the curve, and meeting the high standards we set for ourselves.

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Learn what Lever can do for you

Streamline and scale your hiring today and be ready for tomorrow.