Clara cabrales - Director of staffing

Clara started with Meraki in May 2018. She is originally from Orange County in Southern California, before moving to Lincoln the summer of 2016, she was working as an Attractions Hostess at Disneyland for three years. Prior to that, she attended Fullerton Community College and gained experience in other customer service related positions. During her time off, Clara enjoys relaxing at home with fiancé, John and pet cat, Chica. She also enjoys watching bad reality television like the Real HouseWives franchise. Clara has always been passionate about helping people achieve their goals, inspiring confidence and believing that there is always a way to better oneself.  


jared groathouse - Vice president

Jared started as our Vice President after 7 years of experience in the staffing and healthcare recruiting worlds. Jared is a born-and-raised Nebraskan, he grew up in Crete and attended college in Milford and Lincoln. Jared has a passion for facilitating growth and creatively solving problems. When he isn’t in the office he enjoys spending time with friends and his fiancée, Megan, doing anything that sounds like it could be a good time. He also likes to spend time raising his dog, Oliver, to be a well-rounded and polite young man.  


abigail hartshorn - Director of staffing

Abigail was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. She is a true Husker fan, rain or shine. Abigail has been in the staffing industry for 5 years; her passion for helping others is what drives her, everyday is a new experience working with people. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family; raising her daughter and golden retriever. She likes writing, live music, and traveling as much as she can.


Greg Johnson - Vice President

Greg started with Meraki in March of 2017 as our Vice President of Sales. He joined Meraki with an abundance of experience in staffing and production management. Greg’s favorite part of the job is interacting with customers and helping them meet their staffing needs. In his free time, Greg enjoys spending time with his family and attending sporting events. GBR!


Melissa Yendra - Director of Staffing

Melissa started with Meraki in October of 2017. Before starting with Meraki she obtained her LPN diploma in 2009 and worked as a Nurse for 8 years. Melissa’s favorite part of working at Meraki is helping our candidates find a job that they enjoy doing. In her free time Melissa enjoys spending time with her fiance, their five kids and one granddaughter, watching Storm hockey and the Huskers of course!