Hallie Shealy

Hallie Shealy

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Managing Partner & Principal

Vortex, Inc.

Dr. Rudolph Kopfer, an inventor, has created 9 functional products to be manufactured, sold & distributed domestically & internationally. Vortex's primary mission is to serve as an incubator of inventions & will be spun off into respective companies for manufacture, licensing, patenting, sales & marketing of units. Ketchum, Idaho is the center of this collaboration. All inventions are currently at varying stages of development & patenting.

1997 - May 2008


Stafftopia Inc.

In 1997, Hallie co-founded Stafftopia (formerly known as Trouver.net), a multi-million dollar corporation specializing in high tech contingency recruiting services in the US. In addition, she led Trouver.net to triple annual revenues within a 2 year time. Trouver.net later merged with FutureLink in 2000 employing 40 others to become one of the fastest growing and one of the most successful recruiting business models (learned & replicated from a renowned Angel Investor in Silicon Valley).

Hallie is a founder of nationally recognized high-tech recruiting firms still in existence today: www.stafftopia.com; www.elevaterg.com. Multiplying recruiting revenues consistently year after year, Hallie led others to unparalled career success by teaching sound recruiting methods taught to her. Develops solutions to problems. Interprets complex details in order to make sound judgment. Interfaces with HR personnel handling Payroll; AR/AP, Tax, Operations & Legal.

Jan 1994 - Jul 1996

Logistics Manager, Sports Dept.

Atlanta Committee for Olympic Games (ACOG)
Organized volunteers for 27 pre-Olympic events. Created the volunteer plan including recruitment, selection, training and placement of 7,000 volunteers. Selected as 1 of 5 to the Executive Production Team. Point of contact for 60 competition producers.
1992 - 1994


Stapleton Group, Inc.
Produced 50+ sporting events with this sports marketing firm. Produced a videotape released by Major League Baseball with the Atlanta Braves. Co-produced Earth Day concert from conception to implementation for the City of Atlanta netting over $100,000 for local environmental groups.
1989 - 1992

Executive Director

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The youngest Executive Director in the history of CFF at that time to take on the reins of a chapter, netting an increase of $400,000 annually. This chapter is the second largest in the country.
1988 - 1989

Communications Coordinator

Public Agenda
Served as project liaison for public policy think tank in Manhattan formed by Former Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and Public Opinion Analyst Daniel Yankelovich.
1987 - 1988

Volunteer Coordinator; Advance Coordinator

1988 United States Presidential Campaign
Coordinated the volunteers for 1988 Democratic Convention. Traveled extensively throughout the U.S. with Presidential Candidate and his family. Coordinated with local and national media on press conferences, interviews and speeches.




Georgia State University


Over 10+ years proven senior leadership in Product Development, High Technology Recruitment, Olympic Sports, National Political and Philanthropic sectors demonstrating history of results-oriented accomplishments and a compelling drive to make things happen. Consistent success in ground-floor "conception to execution" processes dealing with complex, multi-dimensional logistics. Excellence in implementing vision, train by leading, and team building.


REFERENCES  "Hallie is one of the most inspirational, charismatic and dependable leaders I have ever worked for and with. With Hallie in your corner you can't help but to think you can conquer the world. Besides her leadership skills, Hallie has a wealth of business, technical, sales and marketing knowledge. I would highly recommend Hallie to any organization looking to partner with a top consultant in the IT/Software, Ecommerce, Financial and Health care staffing fields. She has not only built her own successful business from the ground up, she has influenced and built many business enterprises ranging from start ups to Fortune 100 companies." PJ LeDorze, Team Lead/Senior Account Manager, Microsoft "Hallie is a high impact, production minded leader who develops her team through a combination of process and training, with a healthy dose of 'show by doing' mixed in." Shannon Russo, President, Kinetix Talent Solutions "I have worked with Hallie Shealy for three years during our planning for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta. She has struck me as one of the most talented people we have among our staff. Hallie has taken the Olympic Volunteer program to a higher level, in addition to introducing competition enhancement to the world of the Olympic Games. I highly recommend Hallie Shealy to any potential employer. I do so with enthusiasm and without reservation. Hallie is bright and has enjoyed enormous success in a variety of key management positions. She would be a very positive addition to the efforts of any organization." Dave Maggard, Managing Director of Sports, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games "It is my pleasure to provide a letter of reference for Hallie Shealy. Hallie is a leader. She is articulate, winsome, and conscientious. Her record of preparation and follow-through in dealing with the responsibilities she accepts has led others to trust her leadership. Hallie Shealy brings a rare combination of progressive vision and conservative sense that is so valuable to those who guide the life of a special marketing program or a promotion. She listens well to others, is objective and fair in her judgement and she has won the respect of the community with a faithful service and integrity. I value Hallie's friendship and counsel. I commend her highly for any opportunity that she finds suitable for her services." C.E. Spearman, Jr., President, Spearman Industries, Inc. "I have known Hallie both professionally and personally for the past [30] years, and continue to have the highest respect for her energy and enthusiasm. Hallie Shealy is an individual who gives more than 100% to whatever task or goal she wants to achieve. It is with that tenacity that Hallie has gained a reputation for quality performance in the public and private sectors. It is without hesitation that I recommend Hallie Shealy for any endeavor that your organization or company may wish to pursue." Lois Ann Porter, Vice President, VisionLink "...To do the Olympics is, in most cases, a one shot chance of a lifetime. To be a part of it and to do well is very gratifying. The Tennis Sports Team got a grade of excellent. I have heard nothing but raves about how 'we' put on an outstanding event. From a personal thanks from Dave Maggard, to accolades on National Public Radio, to NO complaints from the ITF. I personally want to add my thanks to you for your part in making it all happen. In particular, I want to thank you for the wonderful job you did as Assistant Producer for the tennis competition. Your experience and knowledge helped that area run smoothly. One of my great worries was the award ceremonies which you handled without a problem. The music was cued correctly, the medalists went out on time, and the presentation was picture perfect..."Michael J. Burns, Competition Manager - Tennis, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games "It is a delight to write a letter in support of Hallie Shealy. Her enthusiasm is nothing less than contagious and has directly resulted in her numerous successes in sales and marketing. I encourage anyone who considers Hallie Shealy for employment to take advantage of the 'star' they have before them." Brobson Lutz, M.P.H., Director of Health, City of New Orleans Department of Health, Sidney J. Barthelemy, Mayor "Hallie is an outstanding leader who has the tenacity to take on new tasks and challenges with undaunted determination. Keeping in touch with all aspects of the company, she continues to keep Stafftopia growing and staying as an industry leader." Dirk Zondag, Jr., Senior Staffing Consultant, Stafftopia