Leading from the front

Leadership Team

Leaders building leaders

We develop leaders through coaching and training in the areas of Enterprise Resource Planning, Application Development, IT Infrastructure, Engineering and Marketing.

Thomas Peace

Managing Partner

Thomas is an Atlanta native growing up in Roswell, GA where he often jokes about becoming the Mayor of Roswell.  He received a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Georgia ‘Go Dawgs’ and proceeded to return home to follow is passion for helping others, or in other words “sales”.  After spending several years in recruiting leadership and some encouragement from his family he started Applied Resource Group in 2010 with a focus on building a great relationships and candidate experiences.  In his free time, Thomas loves spending time with his wife Allison and his two daughters Holland and Piper.  Grateful to work with an amazing group of talented individuals, a growing technology community and loving supportive family. 

Stuart Thomas

Managing Partner

Stuart is a Roswell resident and brings a fresh perspective to Applied Resource Group.  He received a bachelor’s in business administration from Georgia College and State University.  His goal is always other’s success. For both his internal team members, and his external business partners. He often says that he is lucky to work daily with the most talented and genuine group of technical recruiters, account managers, and business development team in Atlanta. 

He likes to solve problems… and create a win- win situation by connecting top talent with top companies. 

He focusses on Business Development within Atlanta, and a national Microsoft Dynamics 365 community. He genuinely gets excited about building lasting partnerships with any company looking to achieve a higher ROI within their IT project based work, and talent acquisition strategies.


Joe Vancura

Director of Accounting and Operations

Joe Vancura is the Director of Accounting and Operations. He brings 20 years of experience leading finance and operations teams in a wide variety of organizations. His background in both finance and law allows him to wear many hats while meeting the needs of growing companies. Joe takes pride in his proven track record building accounting and operations departments, with demonstrated strength in talent assessment, leadership development, systems analysis, and process improvement. In 2016 Thomas and Stuart invited him to join them on this amazing journey, creating something truly special here at ARG, where he has responsibility for all accounting, finance, operations, legal, and human resource functions. Prior to joining ARG, he served as Vice President, Legal and Finance for a multi-million dollar Alpharetta-based software as a service technology company.