Our Leadership Team

Walter Kukla


Passionate about developing and investing in people, Walter is the President of Eden Resources. With a strong background in business development and sales operations, he helps to support all functions of the organization. In his free time he's likely found drinking coffee or volunteering in local community organizations.

Dylan Rutledge


Dylan is the Operations Director at Eden Resources. Responsible for the day-to-day functions and processes of the business, he sets his sights on "Operational Excellence" and believes strongly in the capabilities and potential of the teams he leads. In his free time, he loves to watch the Pittsburgh Penguins, travel, and spend time with his friends & family.

Niki Kukla


At 15 years old, Niki started working as an hourly employee at a quick-service restaurant.  Years later after receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing, she, along with her husband Walter, realized the strong need for HR and recruiting support, and strategies for retention in industries prone to high employee-turnover. When she's not at home with her two young boys, she serves as the Training Director at Eden Resources.

Michael Chiovitti


Michael (Chief Talent Strategist) is an HR Professional that has experience in a variety of industries and roles. Michael has an exceptionally strong desire to help professionals develop and succeed in business. He is also one of the major contributors to The People First Stream.