Summary

Senior Recruiter | Talent Acquisition Manager | Staffing ConsultantSummaryForward-thinking Talent Acquisition leader with expertise in sourcing and staffing Business Development Executives, Sales Executives (Direct and Indirect)Sales Managers, Alliance Sales Resources, Technical Presales, and Delivery Resources supporting project based initiatives.Demonstrated ability to establish trust and rapport with customers, candidates and team members. A strong track record in closing and delivering Sr. Level resources using common sense, transparency and by immediately addressing difficult situations! Wide range of experience in supporting aggressive talent demand from start-ups to large matrix organizations.

Expert in leveraging Social Media and Web 2.0 for recruiting initiatives. Built and deployed Social media dragnets for customers wanting to leverage sites such as LinkedIn.  

Continuing Education and Training:

  • AIRS Certified (re certification) - (CIR) and (ACIR) 2007
  • OFCCP Compliance
  • EEOC guidelines
  • Advanced Social Media Recruiting skills and tactics

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

Principal Consultant

Associated Recruiters

Associated Recruiters specializes in contract Recruiting Projects and full time placement solutions for the IT and Professional Services industry.

Project samples since June 2008 

Avanade

June 2011 – Present 

Strategic Account Manager and Sales Lead West-OU

Full Desk Recruiter

Aligned to the West-OU Sales Service Line and responsible for all hiring of Business Development Executives, Alliance sales, Presales, Field Marketing, and Specialty Sales roles. GEO include; Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angles, Denver and Phoenix. 

Responsible for understanding the hiring demand for the West-OU, meet frequently with Executive Leadership to review pipeline, make hiring decisions and to determine recruiting priorities. 

Completed over 20 projects since June 2008, sampling of customers include:

Microsoft Consulting Services-Redmond, WA (2 projects)

  • Supported MCS West, sourced SharePoint Resources, Architects, and Technical Account Managers.

Microsoft Federal Services Division

  • Sourced and Recruited FT Consultants with active TS/SCI and POLY (ISSA) security clearance.

Resolute Solutions- Seattle, WA

Resolute is a technology (MS Gold Partner) consulting firm offering solutions based on MS technologies

  • Recruited SharePoint Architects, Business Development Managers and Practice Directors

Adjoined Consulting-Atlanta, GA

(Acquired by Capgemini)

Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services.

  • Lead SAP Director supporting the Technology services Group for SAP, Oracle and People Soft.

LaserCraft Norcross, GA- LaserCraftis the leading designer, manufacturer, and provider of laser-based detection and measurement systems, full turnkey citation processing services, and complete traffic code enforcement solutions.

  • Sourced and Recruited ASP.NET Developers (VS 2008 3.5)

OmniLink Alpharetta, GA (multiple projects)

OmniLink Systems offers the most accurate and reliable platform for powering location aware mobile devices and applications

  • Sourced and Recruited Product Design Engineer to lead projects from initial concept, prototyping, development, verification, sourcing, manufacturing and finally with support and quality assurance. 

Oversight Technologies Atlanta, GA- Oversight Systems, Inc. is a privately-held, Atlanta-based software company whose continuous transaction monitoring solutions help Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries solve problems related to governance, risk and compliance.

  • Sourced and Recruited Sustaining Engineer, Pre-sales Engineers and Account Executives (S.E., N.E. and West Coast)

Secure Command, Inc. Fairfax, VA- Secure Command has developed a patent-pending, revolutionary technology for protecting computer workstations from Internet attacks

  • Responsible for Sourcing C++ Engineers and Quality Assurance Director

Carpenter Technology-Reading, PA- Carpenter is a leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of wrought and powder metallurgy stainless and specialty alloys.

  • Design and implementation of Recruiting Process, customized sourcing strategy and Taleo Business Edition implementation for this $2BB company
  • Retained Search Consultant for key leadership roles.

nuBridges Atlanta, GA-nuBridges is a leading provider of software and services to protect sensitive data.

  • Recruited C++ Developers, Mainframe Consultants, Director of IT, VP Product Development, Customer Support, QA Engineers, Data Security and Director of Managed Services.
May 2006 - Sep 2008

National Recruiting Director

Resolute Solutions

Resolute is a leading business and technology consulting firm developing .NET business solutions for mid-sized enterprises and divisions of the fortune 1000. Our team offers strategic planning, business solutions, technology services and resources to produce measurable, high value business results from investments in technology.

Responsibilities include:

  • Source and Recruit Sr. Consultants, Architects, Project Managers, Sr. Developers, Engagement Managers/Directors and support staff for the following practice groups:
  • Portals and Collaboration,Application Development, Unified Communications, Business Intelligence, User Experience, Application/Modernization and learning.
  • Also responsible for staffing Business Development Managers, Practice Directors, C- level executives and Corporate Services (Legal, finance, Human Resources and IT Services)
  • Managed a team of 3 full time recruiters, implemented HireDesk (Applicant Tracking System)
  • Responsible for managing the recruiting budget and weekly pipeline reports.
  • Support the Bellevue WA, New York City and Boston MA practices from Atlanta GA
Jan 2005 - May 2006

V.P. Recruiting and Staffing

Grand Central Solutions

Grand Central provides strategic consulting services to architect more effective customer, employee, and other enterprise relationship networks. Grand Central advises organizations in leveraging social media, web 2.0, and online community technologies to support the variety of online interactions required to effectively facilitate enterprise-wide relationships

  • Led, Managed and Directed the Recruiting department, managed the process, recruited and interfaced with clients.
  • Responsible for staffing Technical IT Consultants including; J2EE, .NET, (MSIB) CMS, SPS, SharePoint, BizTalk, BEA-WLS/WLI/WLP/WLA, Oracle, QA Analysis and multiple Mid Management positions 
Dec 2003 - Jan 2005

Sr. ERP and Technology Recruiter

Thompson Technologies

Thompson Technologies is a precision IT staffing firm that provides high-quality services with a reputation for value and unwavering integrity. Thompson provides exceptional IT talent to clients across diverse industries on a contract, contract-to-direct and direct hire basis. The company excels at filling challenging positions and identifying qualified candidates for its clients’ technical environments.

  • Responsible for staffing Technical & Functional Consultants, Developers, Software Engineers, Business Analysts and Project Managers with the following skills: PeopleSoft, SAP, Siebel, Sales Force.com, Oracle Application Developers and DBA’s, QA Testers, Hiperstation Consultants Amdocs Consultants, JAVA, J2EE, .NET, C++, and PowerBuilder developers.
Mar 1998 - Dec 2003

Corporate Recruiting Manager

Extreme Logic/HP Consulting

Acquired by HP Consulting                 

Extreme Logic, a Microsoft Gold Partner and CTEC Partner designs, builds and delivers innovative

business solutions on the Microsoft Platform. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Personally recruited and hired over 302 new (FTE) employees over a 4 ½; year period.
  • Supported 8 business units, 4 practices and Corporate services: Positions recruited include: Enterprise Architects, Sr. .NET Developers, Principal Consultants, Sr. Consultants, Project Managers, Practice Directors, Business Development Managers, Vice Presidents, Security Consultants, Microsoft Certified Trainers  (MCT) and Infrastructure Consultants
  • Designed, implemented and managed sourcing/research department.
  • Managed and trained a staff of 7 full time recruiters while maintaining an average of 5.5 new hires per month with a personal high of 12.
  • Knowledgeable regarding: visas, basic employment law, EEO tracking, and 1099 consulting regulations.
  • Responsible for managing recruiting budget
  • Weekly pipeline report prepared and presented to the organization-used as a key component in meeting critical delivery dates.
Jun 1994 - Jun 1999

General Manager/Recruiting Manager

Associated Staffing

Associated Staffing, a staff augmentation company providing contract engineering services to include: Engineers, Designers,CAD technicians, and Developers.

  • Grew revenues from $0 to over $7mm in 3.5 years
  • Successfully recruited and placed over 250+ consultants in various accounts.
  • Key person involved in securing an on site recruiting presence for ASI @ Siemens Energy and Automation. Responsible for complete start up of this service, including process design, requirements gathering and Project management. (Staffed Electrical Engineers, Commissioning Engineers, Software Developers and Network/Desktop support technicians.