A serial entrepreneur and talent acquisition and outsourcing subject matter expert. Successfully started and sold three (3) talent acquisition firms…4th largest career transition firm, top 10 contingency recruitment business, top 15 retain search firm, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm ranked #5 on the HRO Today RPO Baker’s Dozen list, Inc.
500 company and the first talent acquisition firm to be ISO 9001 registered and Q1 certified. Helped two major corporations (Pontoon/Adecco and Sourceright/Randstad/Spherion) start their RPO practices as industry leaders. Significant experience in M&A, coaching and leadership consulting. Help CEOs and senior executives become better leaders, make better decisions, deliver better results and grow both professionally and personally.
Led webcasts, been a featured conference speaker, authored numerous articles & whitepapers, and been published in several trade publications with topics ranging from the future of talent acquisition to most recently, the myths and features of RPO. In addition, served two terms as an HRO Today board member, providing vision and direction for the RPO and Managed Service Provider (MSP) verticals. Served as an advisory board member for HR.com and the only board member from outside of the region for the Employers’ Resource Council (ERC) of Northeast Ohio.
Awarded the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Midwest Region, and named a national finalist. Inducted into the Entrepreneurial and Business Excellence (EBE) Hall of Fame as an Honoree. Received HRO Today Superstar award in 2010. Holds an MBA from Western Illinois University and a BS in Business from Northern Illinois University. A Certified Personnel Consultant and a Certified Career Management Practitioner.