Announcement: Catalyst Constellations New Board Members


Catalyst Constellations

Catalyst Constellations Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members
New board members bring a deep understanding of the HR Tech market.

Burien, Washington – Catalyst Constellations announced today the appointment of two new members to their Advisory Board to join Daniel Elizalde.
New board members Jason Putnam and Chad Sowash have extensive experience in HR Tech. Putnam is known for his award-winning revenue generation strategies and Sowash for challenging the norm on HR’s Most Dangerous Podcast.

“Putnam and Sowash will bring incredible perspective on understanding buyer and market trends in the HR Tech space – helping us accelerate our position as a leading transformational platform in the market,” said Co-CEO Shannon Lucas.

About Jason Putnam
Jason Putnam is an award-winning sales leader overseeing Plum’s strategy, driving revenue generation initiatives, and expanding into new markets to meet customer demand. Since joining Plum in December 2021, Jason has helped drive substantial growth in the company’s pipeline and client base, which under his guidance, jumped 20 percent in six short months. Before Plum, Jason served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Enterprise Business Unit of PandoLogic, where he increased the company’s new business pipeline by 6X. Before that, Jason was Chief Revenue Officer at BountyJobs, a third-party recruiting platform for collaboration between employers and search firms. Throughout his career, Jason has repeatedly grown businesses to exit, having held strategic sales and business development titles at Noesis Financing (acquired by LeaseQ),, Oodle (acquired by QVC), Jobfox (acquired by Doostang), and KnowledgeStorm (acquired by TechTarget).

About Chad Sowash
Chad Sowash has worked in the HR, Talent Acquisition, and HR Tech space for over 20 years, consulting hundreds of Fortune 500 companies like AT&T, Lockheed Martin, and The Ford Motor Company, to name a few. Chad is a former Army Infantry drill sergeant who cut his teeth in online recruitment in ’98 with an outfit called Online Career Center before it launched in ’99 as He went on to build the startup DirectEmployers Association, steer RecruitMilitary toward revenue as CXO and build Randstad’s first military veteran hiring program. Today, you can find him behind the mic at events and/or working his ass off challenging the norm on HR’s Most Dangerous Podcast.
“I’m pumped to bring Catalysts to the forefront,” said Sowash. After reading, Tracey Lovejoy and Shannon Lucas’ book, “Move Fast. Break Shit. Burn Out.” I was blown away at the power this group of individuals – whom I wholly identified with – had, and I wanted to bring their story and ability to create change to the masses.”

About Catalyst Constellations
Catalyst Constellations is dedicated to the empowerment of Catalysts creating bold, powerful change in the world. Through their vast network of offerings, they teach Catalysts how to nurture their skill sets to accelerate the transformation and increase success on transformational projects.

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