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Jun 2011Present

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 2007Jun 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 2004Apr 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 2003Jan 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 1996Jan 2000

Wilkins Hardware Company


Aug 1998Aug 2002

International Business

Grand Valley State University



Market Analyst, Social Media Manager, Sourcing Specialist, Social Media Strategist