Mike brings over 20 years of Talent Acquisition experience including Executive Search, Corporate Consulting and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO). He is currently the COO of Accolo, an award winning RPO company and co-founder of the Recruiting Process Outsourcing Association. Mike joined Accolo in June of 2015 as Vice President of Customer Success in order to elevate operations, and in September of 2015 was promoted to COO.
Immediately prior to joining the TechGenies team, Dirk served in various executive roles with Research Now. Prior to joining Research Now, Dirk founded Agility Management Solutions, a senior management advisory firm providing diverse management consulting services in the realms of business strategy, capital and liquidity management, system and process design, technical accounting, and financial reporting.
Prior to joining Accolo, Mike founded Talent Triage in 2002, a talent acquisition professional services firm focusing on executive search and corporate consulting. A few clients were Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Hostess Brands, Mitel Networks, HRsmart, and Alcon Laboratories, among others.
Dirk has advanced the achievement of strategic goals and objectives for both public and privately held companies with global operations throughout his career.
If you ask him directly, he’ll tell you he’s the only person you’ll meet that knew he would be a recruiter as a kid. Recruiting has been a job in his family for almost 50 years.
Mike graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX with a BBA in Business Management and a minor in Psychology.