Our Team

Kenny Dubin

Mr. Dubin graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1986 and immediately started working for a large public accounting firm. There he passed and obtained his CPA license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. From there, he moved to the largest national accounting recruiting firm from 1988 to 1993 where he was recognized as a leading producer. In the fall of 1993, he started a temporary accounting firm that ran successfully until 1998. That year Kenny formed The Dubin Group to provide administrative, accounting, and human resources temporary, direct hire, and temp to hire placement services. Kenny has continued to be a top producer for permanent accounting and administrative placements in the Delaware Valley.

Kenny has two boys and enjoys spending time with his family on the beach at the Jersey Shore. After almost two decades in the recruiting business, he still loves the recruiting process and the ability to help companies and candidates finding the right fit in their career paths. Kenny is also involved in numerous local charities.

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Erica Otto
Vice President of Operations

After graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Business, a desire to start her career both helping others and becoming a business woman, led Erica into the staffing industry. Her love of the profession and commitment to growing her company, took Erica to the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she received her Masters of Science in Organizational Development & Leadership. Since then, she has spent almost 2 decades in the recruiting industry, sixteen of which have been spent leading The Dubin Group. Erica successfully began The Dubin Group’s Temporary Division in 2001 and has been promoted over the years to obtain the position of Vice President of Operations. She is an active alumni of PCOM and volunteers her time as a consultant to many of the professionals in the field through learning and research projects.

Erica also has a passion for philanthropy and activism. She currently participates and volunteers in the "Adopt a Family for the Holidays" program, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Alzheimer's Association. Her true love and knowledge of her profession motivates her to volunteer at various colleges and resource organizations to assist students and job seekers with resume writing, interviewing skills and marketing themselves to obtain their dream job. Erica is well known for putting her heart into her work and her candidate and client base will gladly attest to her devotion. 

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Melissa Wilson
Director, Marketing/ Social Media

After attending Germantown Academy and the University of Michigan, Melissa spent over a decade with the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia Phantoms hockey teams in Fan Development. Soon after, she began her career with The Dubin Group in Bala Cynwyd, making the transition to the Center City office when the company moved in 2006, and then back to Bala in 2010. After three years of recruiting for the temporary division, she now manages the company's marketing, social media and corporate communications aspects.

In addition to participation in The Dubin Group's charity efforts, Melissa has done volunteer work in her free time with Simon’s Fund and the Flyers Wives’ Fight for Lives charities. She adores her friends and family, travels any chance she can (especially to see Phish) and roots hard for all Philadelphia sports teams. Her daughter Hannah is the light of her life!

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Kelly DeFinis
Senior Recruitment and Resource Planning Executive

Kelly graduated from Clark University in Worcester MA in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. Kelly started her career with The Dubin Group in 2002-2005 as a Recruiter for the Temporary Division. In 2009, she returned to the Dubin Group to manage the Temporary Recruitment Staff. In 2011, Kelly had her first of 2 daughters, and then returned to The Dubin Group as the Director of Operations, assisting the VP and Owner manage daily corporate operations and recruitment. Kelly is an active member of SHRM and is on the Philadelphia Chapter Committee.

In her spare time she loves to run and enjoys watching sports - especially the Georgia Bulldogs and the Philadelphia Phillies!! Kelly's work for the community also extends beyond her job as she annually raises money for organ transplants through the Donor Dash, and has volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House.

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Jonathan Chesley

After graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2012, Jon, a former college baseball player, moved to the Philadelphia area to start a life of his own.  Jon began his professional career working as a successful account executive  for a nationwide IT hardware distribution company. Finding this line of work unfulfilling, he changed careers and is now happily recruiting for The Dubin Group.

In his spare time Jon plays basketball, skateboards, and is reworking his old standup comedy routine.  Born and raised in New York he is very passionate about his hometown sports teams; the Mets, Jets, Islanders, and Knicks (making the move to  Philly a difficult adjustment).   He also enjoys spending time with his cat Dexter, his girlfriend, and his friends from both Philadelphia and New York.

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Kerri Medwin
Kerri joins The Dubin Group’s recruiting team as a specialist in Direct Hire and Contract positions for Accounting and Finance roles. She is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and brings 5 years of Corporate Recruiting experience to the #DubinFamily, after working with some “big name” local companies.

Kerri lives in northeast Philadelphia with her husband of 17 years and her 14 year old Dachshund/Lab named Dopey.

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Darnell James

Darnell James is off to a great start in the staffing world, after spending most of his career as the General Manager in charge of day-to-day operations at Winnie’s Manayunk. It was the perfect training ground, as he is a true people person with a great knowledge of Philadelphia (he also studied business at Temple University) and is used to the fast pace of the recruiting industry!

You might catch Darnell around town working out (he may be addicted!), dancing or bike riding. He also enjoys watching movies, hanging with his family and friends, and his yearly trip to Florida to soak up the sun.

Aimee Barry
Administrative Assistant

Aimee Barry is the Dubin Group’s Administrative Assistant. When she isn’t greeting #DubinFamily guests, making sure payroll is perfect or helping the team succeed, she spends time with family & friends enjoying life.

Aimee has one son and three dogs that she absolutely loves hanging out with. She is also a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan!

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Amy Roth
Client Relationship Manager
After attending Clarion University in Northwestern PA, where she grew up, Amy moved to Cary, NC where she spent 20 years making her footprint in the sand beginning with positions in Advertising, Mortgage and Finance then landing as a General Manager for AIG in the Insurance, Annuity, and Wealth Transfer Division where she was recognized as a Breakthrough Performer in Sales Management, Recruiting and Retention. Being homesick after so long away, Amy decided to move back to Pennsylvania and chose the Philadelphia Area as her new home – HUGE Eagles Fan! 

Soon after, she began her career in the staffing industry as a Branch Manager. During her tenure in this position she found her real passion was in Business Development and Client Relations.  

Amy is now the Client Relationship Manager for The Dubin Group, ensuring all clients are receiving appropriate support from all areas of the business. A role she relishes, and continues to create and develop positive, long lasting Client relationships across a wide range of companies as and industries. 

A dedicated work-a-holic, in her limited spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family and appreciates the outdoors along with watching way too many documentaries!

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