Work History

Work History
Oct 2006 - Present

Contract Recruiter/Principle

Arete Alliance, LLC


Z=mc2, Atlanta, GA (1/09-2/09) (Virtual Based)

Client: Confidential- a leader in the field of benefits administration software

Contract Recruiter

  • Short term project to quickly indentify and hire a Web Application Developer focused on strong C#, ASP.NET, AJAX and Web Services background.
  • Responsible for sourcing, recruiting qualifying and submission of potential prospects to the client.
  • Leveraged several tools to identify targeted candidates based on client’s profile. (User Groups, Social Media, Search Engines and Job Boards)
  • Contract completed with a successful hire in 4 weeks.

Search Wizards Inc, Atlanta, GA

Client: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA (8/07-12/08) (Virtual Based)

Candidate Generation Recruiter- Enterprise Services

  • Responsible for sourcing, recruiting and pre-screening candidates (Senior Consultant, Architect, Project and Program Manager levels) for the following umbrellas of Microsoft Consulting Services: Solution Services Team (SST), National Delivery Team (NDT) Operations Team and Public Sector Team.
  • Managed the entire recruiting life cycle to the offer stage
  • Geographic location-all US
  • Project resulted in 56 full time hires with average salary of $130K
  • Hired 14 Architects and 2 Practice Management level positions
  • Technologies recruited for: MOSS (Microsoft SharePoint Server), EPM (Project Server 2003/2007),SMS/SCCM/SCOM/MOM, C#, VB.NET, .NET Framework 3.0, .NET Compact Framework, Web Services, XML, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Windows Forms, Visual Studio.NET, SQL Server, BizTalk Server, Host Integration Server, Project Server, Internet Information Services (IIS) Server, Windows 2000/2003 Server, SOA, WCF, WF, Microsoft Dynamics,  ITIL/MOF, Security, ALM (Application Life Cycle Management Architects), Virtualization,  Notes Compete and UC Voice- MCS/LCS

Human Initiative Inc., Alpharetta, GA(11/06-8/07)

Client: Celerant Consulting, Lexington, MA (Virtual based)

Senior Contract Recruiter

  • Providing a project based solution to locate and recruit all levels of Project Managers and Senior Consultants to join the firm's consulting practice. Specific focus in Supply Chain Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Asset Management and Revenue Growth with emphasis on Business Process methodologies. (Six Sigma, Kaizen, Toyota, 5S, LEAN, etc.)
  • Developing a recruiting roadmap of sources to help client re-use the strategy once the project is complete.
  • Responsible for recruiting and networking to deliver to Celerant qualified candidates to screen and hire.
  • Recruiting geography includes all locations in US and Canada.

Kinetix LLC, Atlanta, GA (July 2007) (Virtual Based)


Senior Contract Recruiter

  • Short term contract to provide a front-end sourcing solution to identify and recruit Advertising Sales Consultants for markets of Mankato, MN, New Orleans, LA, Charleston, SC, Baltimore, MD and New Jersey.

Gary Associates Inc., Augusta, GA (11/06-12/06) (Virtual Based)

Client: Confidential, San Juan, PR

Senior Contract Recruiter

  • Retained to source and recruit a CFO (bi-lingual in Spanish/English) for a major Medicare/Medicaid Insurance provider located in San Juan, PR.
  • Utilized existing leads that were provided from a sourcing team to cold call and network with potential candidates.
  • Developed a recruiting strategy to find additional leads to recruit and network with.
Jul 2004 - Nov 2006

Resource Manager
  • All projects assigned were out of the ordinary scenarios. Examples- Hiring perm SAP consultants in a contract driven market, Geographical challenges such as candidate has to live in that particular market, etc.
  • Ability to think outside the box to conceive creative recruiting strategies.
  • Experience recruiting geographically in the USA and Canada.
  • Full life cycle recruiting experience using various advanced sourcing strategies
  • Used many sourcing methods which include: ATS databases, social networks, user groups, news groups, user forums, resume push databases, search engines, blogs, alerts, many specific job board databases, etc.


Special Projects

  • Worked on various solutions to provide qualified resources to strategic accounts. These projects are usually project based and provide value to the end client. (ADT/Tyco, Accenture/BCBS/FL, Accenture/Wyeth)

Contract Staffing for B2B Workforce

  • Integrated with SAP contract team to facilitate presenting qualified SAP consultants to clients of B2B Workforce (Accenture, IBM, BearingPoint, SAP America)

RPO Solution- FYI Corporation

  • Key contact point to deliver qualified contract and permanent candidates to the management of FYI Corporation.
  • Assisted the management team to help create position responsibilities and help define what type of candidate they need.

Accenture USVISIT

  • Assisted the Accenture USVISIT team to source, recruit and hire permanent candidates.
  • Roles varied from database developers to project management roles.
  • Managed the recruiting activities of B2B’s recruiting team.
  • Managed the coordination of submittals, communications and presentation to the Accenture team.

BearingPoint-Project Hiring Solution SAP

  • Integrated with BearingPoint’s SAP recruiting team to help build the permanent staff in the organization's Public Sector Practice.

Accenture Project Hiring Solution SAP

  • Integrated with Accenture’s SAP recruiting team to staff SAP professionals as permanent employees for the organization.

Technologies recruited for:

SAP (SD, MM, FI/CO, QM, CRM, ABAP, BW, PM, WM, PP, Basis, HR, PLM, XI, Netweaver, Security), Siebel, Oracle, J2EE, BA, Project Managers, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, UI, Graphic/Interface Designers, Technical Recruiters

Jul 2002 - Jun 2004

IT Recruiter

Davis Paul Company
  • Responsible for full life cycle recruiting of IT professionals staffing projects and providing staff augmentation for business partners nationwide.
  • Specific responsibilities include candidate qualification, verification of references, preparation of candidates for interviews, candidate maintenance, cold calling and lead generation.
Aug 2000 - Jun 2002

IT Technical Placement Specialist

MDI Group
  • Responsible for locating, recruiting, and maintaining IT professionals to meet the contract technology requirements of Atlanta based Fortune 500 clients for a three-time INC 500 placement firm, specializing in client server development.
  • Responsible for full scope of recruiting activities including sourcing, networking, interviewing, evaluating and recommending Information Technology professionals to Fortune 1000 clients.
  • Recruiting experiences include data mining, cold calling, closing techniques, reference checks, utilizing search engines, newsgroups, networking, resume preparation and relationship building.
  • Conduct training sessions for peers along with mentoring activities to new members of staff.
  • Generated $856K in gross revenue for contract and permanent placements.
  • Areas of recruiting expertise included ERP, CRM, EAI, Oracle Applications, J2EE technologies, Project Management, Quality Assurance, and n-tier client server based applications.
Dec 1999 - Aug 2000

Career Consultant
  • Provided staffing solutions in the Information Technology sector.
  • Responsibilities include sourcing candidates, interviewing, matching, resume preparation and closing techniques.
  • Successful in building relationships with candidates and providing solutions during their career transitions.
  • Integrated career management solutions strategy on the web.
  • Recruited entire spectrum of the Information Technology sector.
Aug 1999 - Dec 1999

Technical Recruiter
  • Provided staffing solutions for Information Technology, Engineering and Science candidates to clients in the Atlanta market.
  • Responsibilities include screening, interviewing, and placing candidates.
  • Other processes include payroll, advertising, client relationship and marketing functions.
  • Set company achievement record of placing 17 starts within a three month period.
  • Achieved company margin and consultant goals.
  • Knowledge of recruitment tools of internet, classifieds, database management and human resource processes.
  • Positions recruited for: Civil Engineers, Architecture, Chemical Engineers, Lab Personnel, QA Testers, System Administrators
Sep 1984 - Oct 1998

Store Manager

Store ManagerAthens, GA (8/97-10/98)

  • Provided leadership for a store contributing $19 million in annual sales with a staff of 125 team members and 8 executives.
  • Accountable for all financial goals, operations, merchandising, business processes, community and guest relations, team morale and human resources.
  • Active in district Project Management roles as Garden Center Coordinator, Guest/Community Relations and Merchandise Resource teams.
  • District Recruiter for three Universities in the Georgia market. (University of GA, Clemson University, Columbus State University)
  • Accomplishments include increasing sales % from negative to positive, increasing community presence, elevating employee morale and productivity.

Assistant Store ManagerHuntersville, NC (7/95-8/97)

  • Successfully executed all responsibilities including Guest Service, Human Resources, Training, Expense and Margin Control, Sales, Operations and Merchandising of the store on a daily basis.
  • Achieved a 44% increase in planned sales and met all financial goals.
  • Established a district role in for coordination of Garden Centers.
  • Awarded leadership roles in district and company projects.

Assistant Store ManagerCharlotte, NC (10/92-7/95)

  • Successfully executed all responsibilities of Guest Service, Human Resources, Training,
  • Expense and Margin Control, Sales, Operations and Merchandising of the store.
  • Achieved a 38% increase of sales through motivating team members and restructuring store.
  • Established the highest volume Softlines department in the southeast by consistent follow-up and training of all team members.

Merchandise ManagerAtlanta, GA (7/92-10/92)

  • Successfully executed all responsibilities of Guest Service, Training, Hardlines Merchandising, Human Resources, Financial Goals, and Micro-Marketing.
  • Achieved a sales increase of 45% by consistent training and merchandising of the store.
  • Played an essential role in communication with regional staff on current issues with instock strategies.

Merchandise Flow ManagerAtlanta, GA (2/89-7/92)

  • Successfully implemented Guest Service, Training, Receiving, and Freight Flow functions, Chargeback, Human Resources, and Inventory Controls.
  • Nominated District Trainer and assisted in pre-opening training in the Orlando, FL market.
  • Played a key role in training team members in a new market by using classroom environment processes.

Area ManagerOklahoma City, OK (3/87-2/89)

  • Responsibilities included Customer Service, Training, Human Resources, Merchandising and Freight Flow processes.
  • Promoted to Merchandise Flow Manager to assist in Southeast expansion of company.

Sales SpecialistOklahoma City, OK (9/85-3/87)

  • Responsibilities included Customer Service and Merchandising of many departments within the store.

Sales AssociateOklahoma City, OK (9/84-9/85)




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I am a professional recruiter who excels at relationship development and management within the recruiting lifecycle. With 13 years of Executive Management/Human Resources experience and 10 years of recruiting experience with the primary focus being Information Technology, I have established creative strategies within the recruiting life cycle highly adaptable to any business vertical. My experience in management brings value into the recruiting process by creating sourcing methodologies, candidate and client relationships and hands on experience of understanding business processes.


Member and Activities Coordinator: Technology Association of GA- Recruiting SIG 2006-present

SHRM Atlanta-2009

ERE Exchange

SourceCon attendee-2008

Member- MARC (Metro Atlanta Recruiters Channel) 2008

Certified Temporary Specialist (CTS) (2002-2004)