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Summary

  • Connector of people with great companies, ideas, books, articles, apps, and other people.
  • 4+ years of remote working, tech company, and startup experience.
  • Diversified skill sets include sourcing, recruiting, business development, leadership, productivity, public speaking, process improvement, project management, and entrepreneurship.

Education

20072010

B.S. Leadership (Minor: Intercultural Studies)

Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Studied and practiced leadership in a variety of contexts.
  • Led teams for group projects and events, including one international project.
  • Launched multiple community development projects and partnerships.
  • Studied cross-cultural communication.

Skills

Leadership

I've led teams of volunteers on projects and a mission trip, peers on group projects at university and work, manufacturing workforce of 90+ employees, and had a team of 7 Associate Recruiters at a startup.

Sourcing / Recruiting

I source and recruit candidates using LinkedIn, GitHub, etc. I do phone interviews and suggest hiring process improvements, and constantly network. I lead a team of Associate Recruiters.

Startups

I've spent the last 4 years involved in startups from a Project Manager to Co-Founder twice, was the Asheville Chapter Director for Startup Grind, and founded my own startup Avoda.

Business Development

I've been in various business development roles over the past 3 years from Sales & Marketing Assistant to Business Analyst to Entrepreneur always with a focus on making the business better.

Technology

I am familiar with common technology and learn new easily. I've used LinkedIn, Workable, Breezy, Gmail, Slack, Skype, Trello, Hubspot, Salesforce, WordPress, MS Office, etc. I know some basic HTML & CSS.

Experience

Nov 2017Present

Global Talent Acquisition Manager

CloudFactory

CloudFactory is a global technology company helping create 1 million jobs in developing nations using digital work.

  • Building global Talent Acquisition team.
  • Hiring Director level roles and above.
  • Developing CloudFactory Talent Acquisition Strategy, Model, and Process.
Dec 2016Nov 2017

Lead Recruiter / Founder

Avoda

Avoda is a recruiting company focused on helping tech companies.

  • Grew sales from $0 to $85,000 in less than 10 months.
  • Saved clients roughly $100,000+ in recruitment agency fees in first 5 months.
  • Built team of 8 people.
Feb 2015Dec 2016

Consultant / Freelance

Self-Employed
  • Grew sales from $0 to $50,000 in 15 months working part-time.
  • Trained and coached 150 leaders and team members in productivity.
  • Business development for three different tech companies.
  • Recruited Director of Managed Services for a tech company.
Aug 2014Mar 2016

Co Founder / Project Manager

ThirdPath (Merged)

ThirdPath was a 12 month online educational experience for aspiring entrepreneurs.

  • Launched online startup community that grew from 0 to 110.
Mar 2015Feb 2016

Co-Founder / Strategist

Spruce (Merged)

Spruce was a complete small business website builder and marketing SaaS platform.

  • Helped with concept inception to early beta testers to find product/market fit.
Jul 2013Aug 2014

Business Analyst

slashBlue

slashBlue is a tech company doing IT managed services and consulting.

  • Sourced and recruited Chief Technology Officer.
  • Led two CRM and one ATS selections and implementations.
Feb 2013Dec 2013

Sales & Marketing Administrative Assistant

Cardia

Cardia develops, manufactures and markets medical devices for the heart.

  • Supported a team of 5 international sales reps throughout Europe and South America.
  • Maintained the website and ran social media.
May 2011Dec 2012

Production Supervisor

Greatbatch Medical (Now Integer)

Greatbatch Medical designed and manufactured medical cases and trays for orthopedic surgical instruments.

  • Led production workforce of 90+ Associates with 5 Team Leads as direct reports.