Meet the team

Bradford Office

Julie Thomas

Julie Thomas

Julie has been with Coba since August 2011 and has over 20 years experience in recruitment covering primary, secondary and SEN.

Fact: Julie is obsessed with geraniums and has over 30 individual plants at home.

Email Julie Thomas: julie@cobaeducation.com

Jamie Oman

Jamie Oman

Jamie recently relocated to the Bradford area with her husband after living in Northamptonshire. Jamie began working in the recruitment industry in August 2015 mainly specialising within the industrial sector. Prior to recruitment Jamie's career has always been within customer services which is something she is extremely passionate about.

Fact: Jamie has a Jack Russell cross called Mylo who is her pride and joy. They enjoy long walks in the Yorkshire countryside and of course a rewarding tipple at a local resting spot.

Email Jamie Oman: jamie@cobaeducation.com

Leicester Office

Abigail Thrower

Abigail Thrower

Abi is currently on maternity leave. Abi joined us from Reed Recruitment back in June 2013 and has joined the secondary desk in Leicester. With her degree in Fashion Marketing she is also taking charge of our social media, advertising and marketing. Abi's hard effort to push Coba Education's name has been extremely successful so far, promoting our Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.

Fact: Abi can sign the entire alphabet.

Email Abigail Thrower: abigail@cobeducation.com

Northampton Office

Adrianne Stewart

Adrianne Stewart

Adrianne is currently on maternity leave. Adrianne joined us straight from school in 2007 and has been an asset to the company since she started. With over 11 years experience as a Staffing Specialist Adrianne is now a Senior Staffing Specialist for the Northampton secondary desk.

Fact: Adrianne has mayonnaise with pretty much every meal.

Email Adrianne Stewart: adrianne@cobaeducation.com

Louise Ozier

Louise Ozier

Louise joined us in October 2014 and joined our SEN desk. Since joining she has also taken over some of the Primary desk. Prior to having her children Louise served with the Northamptonshire Police for 6 years. When her children started school Louise started her own gardening business combining her love for being outdoors with her passion for plants. Her love for working with people has led her to work with Coba.

Fact: Louise is a fan of Westlife and has seen them 7 times.

Email Louise Ozier: louise@cobaeducation.com

Lorna Stockwell

Lorna Stockwell

Lorna joined Coba in April 2018 and is working alongside Louise on the Primary desk. Lorna is an experienced Recruitment Consultant having worked in the healthcare sector for a number of years. Lorna loves working with people and has loved every second of her career in recruitment.

Fact: Lorna and her husband have 6 Vespa Scooters, her favourite is her V90 called Tuppence.

Email Lorna Stockwell: lorna@cobaeducation.com

Sarah Kaced

Sarah Kaced

Sarah joined us in May 2018 to work on the secondary desk. Sarah studied Sociology and Psychology at university, then found her feet in healthcare recruitment after she graduated. Sarah loves working in a busy environment building relationships with staff and clients which is why she wants to further her recruitment career.

Fact: Sarah plays golf in her free time, she grew up playing county golf being coached by her Grandad. She is also obsessed with her Cockapoo Bailey.

Email Sarah Kaced: sarah@cobaeducation.com

Katie Smith

Katie Smith

Katie studied psychology at Leeds Beckett University. When she graduated she started her career in recruitment working for the investment banking division at Morgan Stanley in Canary Wharf. Katie joined Coba in June 2018 and is working along side Sarah on the secondary desk.

Fact: Katie spent 2 months in the summer on the Galápagos Islands to learn Spanish.

Email Katie Smith: katie@cobaeducation.com