Dave Modaff (l) & Drew Pollick (r)
Dave Modaff, Partner
Dave’s career path started in the construction industry where for 17 years he built homes and stores for people. Now he likes to say he helps to build the people themselves. In August of 2000, he joined the family owned business of Friday Staffing and has worked hard to maintain its culture of treating all of our employees as friends and family.
Dave’s leadership of Friday to the premier provider of employment services in the communities it serves in Western North Carolina has been a source of great pride.
He holds the Certified Staffing Professional certification from the American Staffing Association.
Dave believes in giving back to the communities that support them. He serves as the chair of the Henderson County chamber, is the past chair of the Partnership for Economic Development of Henderons County, on the board of the Economic Investment Fund of Henderson County, on the board of Mission Hospital Foundation and is a past board member of many charitable groups.
Drew Pollick, Partner
Drew is a unique HR leader turned consultant. He began his career in Newark, NJ teaching chemistry and algebra, and founded the residence program at St. Benedict's Preparatory School. There he discovered a passion for developing people and pivoted from teaching to HR and talent development. He loves to see businesses thrive and enjoys solving business problems. A quick study, he is an immersive learner with his clients and their businesses - learning how you measure success and then seeking to align HR and talent to accelerate results.
Drew has significant experience leading HR in organizations of varying sizes including the Fortune 500. He has served on the HR leadership teams of two $4.0B+ companies and held a variety of HR generalist and specialist roles including compensation, talent management, and compliance.
Drew is certified and experienced in the use of many talent and personality assessment tools (Hogan, MBTI, FIRO), 360 feedback tools (Center for Creative Leadership, Hogan), experienced at developing and using Lominger interview guides, and can facilitate a wide range of talent development programs for front-line leaders to executives leveraging catalogs from (Achieve Forum, DDI, and Ken Blanchard Companies). He is also an active member with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the Western North Carolina chapter.
Drew lives in Asheville, NC with his family. He is also a former board member and active volunteer of the Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS). He holds a MBA from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, a MA in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a BS in Chemistry from John Carroll University.