The Team

CEO and Founder Sue Tidswell

CEO and Founder


Sue Tidswell is the founder and CEO of Pplumm. Her core driver is to create a business that enables people and companies to grow.

Sue has over 18 years of recruitment experience within the staffing industry, most being with ManpowerGroup as a senior leader for their Global, National and Local businesses. 

Sue is a graduate from Ashridge Business School in the UK and has attended executive programs at Columbia and several other business schools in the US

In 2018 Susan was recognized by Staffing Industry Analyst as one of the 150 most powerful women in staffing. This award for her was about the great people she has had the opportunity to hire, develop and lead through her staffing career. 

Wayne Haines SVP Sales and Recruiting

SVP Sales and Recruiting


Wayne began his career as a software developer/business analyst and is now a recognized expert in finding IT talent. He has consulted for multiple industries including the  Department of Defense, and the White House. He transitioned in 2010 from IT consulting to IT staffing sales and client  management. Most recently, Haines led business development initiatives related to delivering enterprise contingent staffing, direct placement, and SOW IT solutions to Fortune 500 companies. 

pplumm recruiters are located across the US.


pplumm recruiters know how to find the needle in haystack that our clients are looking to hire. They are subject matter experts in the industries or skills on which they are focused. These range from IT to Healthcare and skills from Developers to Sales Talent. We assign the recruiter who we know will understand their clients and their issues.