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Work experience

Nov 2005Present

Recruiting Consultant II

Wachovia, A Wells Fargo Comapny

  • Develop progressive recruiting strategies targeting top level passive and active candidates.
  • Provide hiring managers with guidance and direction on recruiting policies and laws.
  • Implement targeted recruiting strategies around diversity using social media and the internet.
  • Develop and presented reports to senior human resources, line of business, and industry professionals.
  • Serve as HR representative at career fairs, meetings, and forums.
  • Serve as authority of recruiting practices for line of business in multiple geographic markets.

Sourcing Consultant

  • Developed and lead process improvement for creating a more proactive sourcing process for the mortgage industry.
  • Presented recommended list of final candidates to recruiting consultants and or line management on an ongoing basis. Establish first contact through direct sourcing.
Jan 2005Nov 2005

Mortgage Recruiter

Hunter Group Internantional, Inc.

  • Evaluated candidate abilities for the permanent placement of individuals in the mortgage industry.
  • Initiated candidate contact by Internet research, cold-calling and networking.
  • Interviewed, qualified, and presented candidates opportunities based on their experience and interests.
Dec 2001Dec 2003

Business Banker

Bank of America
  • Developed, designed, researched, and implemented portfolios for existing and potential clients by fitting Bank of America products to their needs and goals.
  • Consistently met and exceeded sales goals by maintaining a strong knowledge of Bank of America’s products and services.
  • Ranked in the top quarter of salespersons.
  • Assisted with process improvement of direct mail campaigns with Marketing Division.
  • Part of inaugural Business Plus Bankers class. Gained the knowledge to open accounts, CD’s, as well as refer investments, treasury management services, and merchant services (credit card processing) to the appropriate areas.
  • Assisted in the facilitation of BAISI referral program in other business plus classes.
  • Ranked in top five associates in Relationship Deepening goals, exceeding goals for all four requirements every month since joining Customer Service and Support.
Feb 2001Nov 2001

Executive Recruiter (Downsized)

Kforce Professional Staffing
  • Evaluated candidate abilities for the permanent placement individuals in the finance and accounting industry.
  • Initiated candidate contact by Internet research, cold-calling and networking.
  • Assisted candidates in the finance and accounting industry from local, regional, national, and international accounting firms, financial institutions, and private industry.
  • Interview, qualify, and present candidates opportunities based on their experience and interests.
Nov 1999Feb 2001

Branch Manager/Recruiter

Chase/Tyler Staffing Firm
  • Developed long range marketing plan to recruit candidates and employers.
  • Evaluated candidates for temporary and temp-to-permanent opportunities in the industrial, clerical, call center, and professional fields.
  • Communicated with clients to ensure that companies were meeting their staffing needs.
  • Recruited both internally and externally to fill administrative, sales, as well as management positions.
  • Processed payroll for up to 300 employees, ordered supplies, prepared reports such as projected hours for the branch. Assisted in soliciting new business. Made all key decisions to ensure profitability of the branch.


Dec 2004

Bachelor of Arts

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Member of the Psi Delta chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity
    • Chairman of the Ritual Committee
    • Inter-Fraternity Council Delegate
  • Mens Club Soccer Team


  • Volunteer speaker on the use of social media for recruiting and networking.
  • Member of the Town of Cornelius Land Development Code Committee.
  • Business Advisory Board member for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • Internship with Congressman Robin Hayes (NC-8).
  • Student Government Association Gaston College.
    • Parliamentarian, Student Senate
  • Past Member of Gaston County Chapter of American Red Cross.
    • Disaster Assessment Technician.


Computer Skills
Microsoft- Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook. PeopleSoft Kenexa Recruiting Software ACT Customer Database
Public Speaking
Have done public speaking engagements for audiences as large as 250 people. Presented material to senior leadership of Fortune 50 organizations.



Emily Gutierrez

“I have had the absolute pleasure of working with Mark over the past 2 years. From day one, Mark provided me with the tools to be successful with mortgage recruiting. He brings such passion to his role that its contagious. Mark delves directly into the needs of his clients, develops strategic action plans and consistently provides high caliber candidates. He has extremely strong research skills and is very detail oriented. Mark is an outstanding colleague and I would highly recommend him for any recruiting role.”

Jon Carter

“Mark has reported to me the last 2+ years. He does a great job of building relationships with hiring managers, candidates and coworkers. He is at his best when a new, challenging task is presented. He is a strong team-player and his peers consistently count on him. Mark is very career-focused and consistently yearns to learn more. He is great at networking and can find a way to accomplish any task. I recommend Mark with no hesitation.”