The Blackstone Leadership Team

Casey Courneen, Co-founder, CEO and President

Casey Courneen is the CEO, President and a co-founder of BlackSafe Services Group. Casey’s rich history in leading teams and servicing Fortune 100 customers helps him address our customers’ unique hiring challenges, and ensures profitability and productivity for all parties. Casey began his career at PriceWaterhouse in the Management Consulting Services division, helping Fortune 100...... Read More

Rakesh Agrawal, Co-founder and CEO, Trellis Energy

Rakesh is a co-founder and Executive Vice President at BlackSafe Services Group, and the CEO of Blackstone’s wholly owned subsidiary, Trellis Energy ( Trellis Energy is a natural gas transaction management software that delivers comprehensive features, functionality, and configurability. Trellis provides the business, economic and technical benefits of a SaaS, private cloud or on-premise solution...... Read More

Ken Hans, Partner, Vice President Sales - Blackstone Talent

Ken Hans is a Partner at BlackSafe Services Group and the Vice President of Sales for Blackstone Talent division. Ken is responsible for new client growth, client satisfaction and adapting the resource service offerings for clients to meet the demands of today’s dynamic and fast-paced resource marketplace. Ken brings over 24 years of experience in...... Read More

Eric Swanson, Executive Director, Blackstone Talent

Eric Swanson is the Executive Director of Blackstone Talent division, with over 19 years of sales and leadership in IT Staffing and Talent Management. Eric is responsible for the strategy, management, direction, and vision of Blackstone Talent division nationally. In addition, Eric is responsible for the day to day operations and management of Blackstone’s Denver...... Read More

Korrie Courneen, SHRM-SCP, Director of Human Resources

Korrie Courneen is the Director of Human Resources at BlackSafe Services Group. She possesses over fifteen years of Human Resources experience and expertise. She first joined Blackstone when there were just fifteen employees, and she has supported the steady and expansive growth of the organization ever since. Korrie is passionate about helping Blackstone remain a...... Read More