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Chad Cooper

Managing Director- SNI Certes & SNI Financial Minneapolis

Chad Cooper

Chad Cooper is the Managing Director of SNI Certes and SNI Financial for the Minneapolis Market.  Chad has been in the finance and accounting staffing industry for 19 years beginning his career in staffing in 2002.  Chad draws on his knowledge of and passion for helping organizations, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 Companies, find finance and accounting resources for consulting/temporary projects and direct hire placements.

His hobbies include golf, fitness, podcasts, professional and personal development, and the Green Bay Packers (Minnesota please forgive me).  Chad lives in Savage, Minnesota with his wife, Stacy, and his children, Scarlett and Everett.   

Contact Chad at ccooper@snicertes.com


Nichelle Walch, MBA

Recruiting Manager – SNI Certes Minneapolis

Nichelle Walch, MBA

Nichelle Walch graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management and started her career as a CPA in Public Accounting concentrating in the business tax area.  After over a decade in public accounting, Nichelle went to work in industry, and later became a finance and accounting consultant.  She also taught as an adjunct faculty at Metropolitan State University and recruited with other agencies before joining SNI Certes in early 2020.  Nichelle got her MBA from Bethel University.  

After her first taste of recruiting as a direct hire permanent placement recruiter, Nichelle spent over five years as an accounting consultant where she enjoyed learning multiple industries and partnering with corporate leaders on project solutions.  She is a firm believer in doing the right thing for the Client, delivering on the best fit consultants efficiently and building life-long relationships with the consultants.  Nichelle joined SNI Certes because of its uniquely positive culture in the staffing industry and emphasis on placing top talent in the perfect role.

Nichelle's hobbies include, professional and personal development, fitness, audiobooks and podcasts, fashion, watching live music and cooking.  Nichelle has a son and a daughter and is their biggest fan. She enjoys watching her son on the soccer field, her daughter's gymnastics meets, and traveling on adventures with them.  Family is a priority in her life and cherishes the time spent together.

Contact Nichelle at nwalch@snicertes.com