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About Me

I sell two of the greatest products ever conceived by man; talent and opportunity.
Recruiting top talent is my passion and to be the best, one has to master the art and become proficient in using the tools.
In addition, I am a blogger, speaker, and a student of social media.


Managing Director

A.W. Forrester Co.
Since June 1994
  • Job Search Strategy Design
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention Consulting

Senior Recruiter

Waterford Executive Group
March 1992 to June 1994
  • Business Development


Search Centre'
March 1990 to March 1992
  • Headhunting
  • Developed recruiting and networking skills via cold calling perspective applicants to meet job specification.
    Earned Rookie of the Year and Top Recruiter awards.

Sales Representative

Mutual Life of New York (Now AXA)
March 1982 to March 1990
  • Sold and serviced insurance and financial products to high net worth individuals and small business owners.
    Was a "Million Dollar Round Table" Producer and achieved four "Top Club" awards.


BS Marketing

Northern Illinois University
September 1977 to December 1981

Since the founding of the business college in 1961, we have graduated more than 42,000 alumni. A large majority of our alumni have gone on to become successful business executives in the Chicago area and around the world. In fact, it is because of our close proximity to Chicago that our business college can build extensive partnerships with many firms, alumni, and business leaders.


  • Traditional Headhunting
  • Social Media Recruiting
  • Digital Branding
  • Telephone Soursing
  • Career Coaching
  • Recruiter Training
  • New Business Development
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Job Search Strategy Consultant
  • Health Insurance Industry Expert