Work experience

Work experience
Apr 2005 - Present

Contract Recruiter

Real Enterprises, Inc

Satisfied Clients: Stratos, Paladino and Company [Green Building Consulting], Nastech Pharmaceutical, InfoSpace, [internet portal company] supported:Search & Directory, Mobile, Games and Operations groups & ICOS Pharmaceutical
  • Successfully staffed more than 150 people from college graduates to CFO
  • Consistently exceeded hiring goals by quickly learning and understanding each client’s business strategies and effectively leverage that knowledge to make key hires
  • Effectively delivered results to client groups during critical hiring windows while working across multiple departments
May 2001 - Apr 2005

Recruiting Manager

ITE provided consulting services to the life-science industries. Clients included: Schering Plough, J&J, Cordis, Boston Scientific, Abbott, Genentech, Amgen, Genzyme, Vaxgen, Beyer, Berlex, Biogen, Bristol/Meyers/Squibb, Cadence, Cardinal Health, and CV Therapeutics.

  • Created cost-effective sourcing strategies and candidate development process to generate a passive candidate pool in an IT regulated space
  • Built strategic partnership with Account Managers to maintain successful recruiting support for all accounts nationwide
  • Consistently refined recruiting sourcing strategies to effectively meet organizations growth
1991 - 2001

Staffing Consultant

Real Enterprises, Inc.
Created a new staffing consultancy with an innovative client focused model optimized for speed, accountability and quality. With a continual focus on cost effective recruitment solutions. Eliminating client need for less effective contingency and retained searches, which are unaccountable for results. Satisfied Clients include; P-Com, Quantum, Advanced Systems USA, Inter-Ibex, [Switzerland & USA] Staffing Manager
  • Developed and presented a recruiting strategy outline to hire 105 new employees in 5 months. Reduced average cost per hire from $8,500 to $3,700 saving client $504,000.00
  • Successfully developed sourcing strategies for teams as large as a 100+ and as small as two in a verity of environments
  • Significantly reduced a client’s time to hire from >45 days to less than 30 days by streamlining its recruiting process
  • Counseled clients and candidates to ensure a positive interview engagement, effecting process and successful offer acceptance rate of 95%
  • Mentored recruiters, focused on their skill development and growth in the areas of sourcing, project management, and client management
  • Collaborated with senior level executives and effectively communicated recruitment results in an accurate, timely manner
  • Successfully set and managed client expectations throughout hiring process
  • Partnered with hiring managers for long term talent acquisition success
  • Quickly achieved staffing goals by understanding hiring managers business and needs
  • Developed several staffing tools to ensure success including: new requisition criteria & service level agreement, agency criteria selection, customer satisfaction survey, and 90 day candidate quality review which increased customer satisfaction and accountability
  • Increased recruiting teams effectiveness and customer satisfaction by focusing on advancing recruiters skills through coaching, mentoring and training
  • Conducted research to map markets and generate candidate names and profiles in targeted industries and client competitors

Lead Recruiter

Full life cycle recruiting, from sourcing to offer acceptance: Clients include; Cisco Systems, Compaq/Tandem, Zygo Corporation [USA & Asia], IXOS Software, Teradyne, Clarify Inc., Novell, Oracle, National Semiconductor, Systematic Healthcare Systems, KLA Instruments, Conductus is now STI

  • Saved clients money by filling 99% of open requisitions and eliminated the use of contingency agencies and search firms 
  • Quickly built out talent networks in specific functions/industries by contacting and networking with knowledgeable industry sources to develop an initial pool of candidates that advanced the recruiting process and lowered the time to hire 
1989 - 1990

Director of Staffing

BDM International

BDM International, Inc. is a multinational information technology company that operates in three interrelated markets: systems and software integration, computer and technical services and enterprise management and operations. The company serves the department of defense, international defense agencies, civil government agencies and commercial clients. 

  • Developed, implemented and evaluated effective strategies and quality process to attract and retain qualified candidates to the company
  • Ensured issues such as diversification and strategic organization fit are considered and promoted within the recruitment process
  • Personally recruited executive level personnel such as CFO, VP of Sales, General Manager
  • Maintain and analyzed statistical reports addressing issues such as cost per hire, days to fill, and associate retention rates
  • Proactively identified and addressed areas for improvement by developing and implementing effective, business outcome changes/additions to the company’s employment policies, practices, and procedures
  • Developed fiscal year hiring projections and corresponding recruitment operating budget
  • Ensured recruiting operations are managed within established guidelines
1984 - 1989

Director of Staffing

Professional Computer Resources

Professional Computer Resources was a contract engineering company, providing custom programming solutions. Clients included; Paramount Pictures, Disney Studios, Fox, Universal Studios, Southern California Edison, UnoCal Oil, Arco, Coldwell Banker,Allied Signal Aerospace, Lockheed Martin Corp ,Honeywell ,Rocket Propulsion Lab ,Raytheon Co, Ametek Rotron

  • Directed the operation of evolving recruitment organization
  • Developed and continually refined strategies to attract top performers to company for highly technical positions such as UNIX systems administrator, software engineers, and data base administrators
  • Built and maintained industry networks and relationships within software user groups and associations nationally
  • Maintained relationships with several major Universities promoting Professional Computer Resources as a employer of chose to their software engineering graduates
  • Consulted with department leaders on employment law and best hiring practices
  • Developed the company’s recruiting branding, advertising, and management reports 
1981 - 1984

Western Regional Staffing Manager

Computer Horizons Corp

Computer Horizons Corporation, established in 1969, provides business solutions for staffing, training, networking, and e-business to over 1,600 client companies worldwide. The company's agenda of providing total solutions extends to a variety of industries, including manufacturing, communications, healthcare, and more. Through its particular focus on determining solutions through information technology, effective methodologies, and the implementation of its proprietary software products, Computer Horizons experienced substantial growth for over 30 years. The company maintains corporate headquarters in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey along with dozens of offices worldwide. Over 3,000 consultants provide outsourcing assistance to meet the integrated business needs of major clients, including AT&T and Prudential.

  • Managed the overall recruiting function for western states
  • Partnered with business leaders to align recruiting strategy with business growth objectives
  • Hired and managed a team of  recruiters and  support staff
  • Led the recruiting team that exceeded forecasted hiring goals by 5 months (from 12 to 7 months)
1975 - 1981


Permanent Placement & Executive Search
  • Directed five recruiters, and 3 support personnel, in 2 locations
  • Developed, trained and mentored recruiters in high-volume, high-level contingency and executive searches
  • Trained team in recruiting, sourcing, cold-calling, phone screening, interviewing, negotiations, reference checking, presentations to managers, and closing offers
  • Created firm’s high profile through effective personal relations with client companies




University of California, Berkeley