Michael Stomberg is the founder and CEO of The Planet Group which includes five renowned staffing companies and three global consulting organizations. Since founding Planet in 2009, Michael has led the organization to record organic growth while also leading the company through the launch of four new business lines and the acquisition of five firms. Fast approaching $500M in revenue, Planet has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Largest Staffing Firms in the US.
Michael has over 20 years of experience developing and leading global organizations focused on the Life Sciences, Technology and Energy industries. Michael is skilled in organizational development, leadership development, streamlining operations, technology integration, team development, and global business strategy. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.
Chief Operating Officer
Carolyn Durham brings a unique blend of experience in account management, business development, and corporate operations to lead the direction of our client services, business development, and administrative functions. Carolyn brings over 17 years of experience in the professional staffing and consulting industries primarily supporting pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device organizations. Her experience has encompassed sales, recruitment, business development, commercial operations, and project management. Carolyn has a bachelor’s degree in communications and culture with a minor in business and sociology from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.
Chief Financial Officer
Tim Bauwens is the CFO of The Planet Group of Companies and is responsible for accounting and reporting, financial planning, cash management, human resources, and risk management. He has over 25 years of corporate accounting and finance experience, having spent the early part of his career focused on mergers & acquisitions, mostly in the service and utilities sectors. Tim has spent the last ten years in the professional services and construction industries working with publicly traded and privately held companies with an emphasis on accelerated topline growth, improved cashflow, and maximizing return on investment. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Augustana College and holds a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
Loren leads the Planet Interactive team with drive, enthusiasm, and passion. A New Yorker, business woman and people-person by nature, Loren's sales experience has spanned over industries as well as the country. After graduating from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with her degree in Business & Marketing, she began her career in sales which lead to a decade of working within staffing. She has been with Planet Interactive since 2015, where she provides strategic staffing solutions for major clients across the US.
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