Kipp Wilkins

Kipp Wilkins

Work experience

Work experience
Jun 2011 - Present

Social Media Manager, Sourcing Specialist, Social Media Strategist

MurTech Consulting

Develop a complete social networking roadmap targeting prospective and current clients/candidates.

  • Knowledge management, providing a scale-able company Web identity
  • Convert positions (business requirements) into social media postings, process including needs assessment
  • Building MurTech Social Network membership/Identity on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Create and manage specific MurTech sub groups for specific skills sets
  • Direct technology initiatives and customer communications using social media
  • Defining strategy, leveraging social media to help internal /external customers monitor, analyze, and act on dialogue in a truly meaningful and useful way.


  • Work on multiple system platforms, utilizing a variety of reporting tools and methods, for efficient and effective data retrieval
  • Translate requirements into relevant technical searches based on skill set, location, ownership, and history
  • Deliver concise and accurate data based on search requirement specifications for use by recruiters and job managers with little or no ambiguity
Jan 2007 - Jun 2011

IT Recruiter (.NET)

MurTech Consulting

Match C# programmers (developers), Architects, Project Managers, SQL developers, DBAs, SSIS, and engineers, with unique skill sets (Yantra, QTP, ColdFusion) to permanent, contract, and contract to hire positions.Specialties-

  • Virtual Recruitment, Building solid relationships, Salary Arbitration, Behavioral Interviewing Skills, Metrics Reporting, New Hire Orientation Facilitator, Social Networking, Boolean Searches, Web base Mining,
  • Creative sourcing of candidates including Internet searches (Google / Boolean searches) as well as utilizing social networking sites (LinkedIn) to make direct contact with passive candidates.

Social Networking-

  • The .NET group (LinkedIn), The QA group (LinkedIn), MurTech Consulting (LinkedIn), –Developed a following of high end C# developers, share, discus, and update market conditions, and open positions
Jan 2004 - Apr 2006

Floor Trader

Rice Dairy LLC

  • Registered floor broker and member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. 
  • Broke into new derivative markets (Chicago Climate Exchange).
  • Traded on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Jul 2003 - Jan 2004

Derivative Specialist


  • Worked directly with Refco's large (billion+) Institutional clients solving new technical problems, and troubleshooting experimental derivative technical integration.
  • Battled in thorny corporate terrain using people skills to ensure that Refco's clients were efficiently utilizing the FCM's vast complex derivative information sources.
  • Built a solid reputation among small and large customers, and within Refco (one of the largest Futures Commission Merchants in the world).
Jan 1996 - Jan 2000

Wilkins Hardware Company


Aug 1998 - Aug 2002

International Business

Grand Valley State University