Kitte has over 40 years of experience in business development and ownership, including real estate development, hotel and restaurant ownership, and hotel and restaurant management. She also spent many years working in government service. Kitte and her husband, Jim, opened Management Recruiters of Tallahassee in 1987.
Jerry is a nationally recognized executive recruiter in the plastics, metals, and composites manufacturing industries. His career spans over 25 years in senior management with emphasis in turning around struggling operations and restoring profitability.
A commitment to hard work and excellence is what sets Jerry apart in the recruiting industry. He understands today’s work environment from the candidate and the company perspective. Jerry’s true gift is his attention to detail and the understanding of cultural and strategic fits while working with a high degree of integrity.
On numerous occasions, Jerry has been an invited speaker and has been recognized with many awards. He is a board member at The Florida State University College of Engineering, serving on the Dean’s Advisory Council and the Industrial Manufacturing Engineering Advisory Council. Jerry loves college football, biking, and saltwater fishing.
In 1991, Craig’s recruiting career began with Management Recruiters of Tallahassee (MRT) as a part time employee. After two years of extensive training, Craig joined (MRT) full time in June 1993. In 1994, Craig became Management Recruiters International (MRI) “Rookie of the Year” for his region and was ranked in the top 10 Recruiters nationally within (MRI) out of 3,000 Recruiters. Craig was the exclusive recruiting partner that staffed a state of the art plastic injection molding startup plant which made national plastic news in 1994 and 1995 for its innovation. Craig’s had multiple clients over the years named “Processor of the Year” by Plastics News. Craig has a history of obtaining a 3 to 1 send out to placement ratio which means for every three face to face interviews he sets up for a client an offer is extended. This is considered top 10% within Management Recruiters International (MRI) and multiple clients have commended Craig for this accomplishment as it saved them time and interviewing expenses during the interview and vetting process.
Craig has been a “Management Recruiters International (MRI) Pace Setter” year over year for the last 20+ years. Pace Setters within (MRI) achieve their target goal annually and are considered the highest achievers within (MRI). His other achievements include “Management Recruiters International (MRI) Hall of Fame,” “Standard of Excellence,” and multiple national and regional top producer awards. Craig has been asked by (MRI) to help facilitate multiple training events at regional meetings. Craig feels his two greatest achievements to date are one, being a trusted advisor and talent acquisition partner to multiple clients throughout North America in human resources solutions, and two, training/mentoring successful Recruiters. Craig likes to say, “it is my duty and obligation to pass on to others what I’ve been taught by my mentors.” In 2014, Craig became Managing Partner of (MRT) where he collaborates with a team of highly successful Recruiters. Craig continues to perform hands on recruiting as a Managing Partner and 75% of his annual business comes from legacy clients. Some of these legacy clients have partnered with him his entire career. Craig works with the utmost integrity, and his personal motto is General Norman Schwarzkopf’s rule #14, “Do What’s Right.”
Craig has a General Education Degree (Undergraduate) and is a Native Floridian.
Office Manager/Accounts Payable Manager
Sundae has developed a career with extensive experience in recruiting throughout multiple industries. She is always approaching business opportunities with an innovative and creative approach.
Sundae loves helping candidates and companies find competitive talent to satisfy their needs.
Vice President of Contract Staffing Division
Jimmy is a high energy, fiscally conscious, and goal-driven corporate executive and restaurateur. He approaches each business opportunity with an intrinsic flair for innovation, creative problem-solving, and measured risk-taking to drive consistent bottom-line improvements and shareholder returns. Jimmy is responsible for building world class organizations, and has focused on hiring and retaining top grade professionals.
Jimmy’s career began in the travel industry with Delta Airlines, Business Travel International, and Navigant, where he delivered solutions to Fortune 500 clients that improved shareholder value. Post September 11th, Jimmy transferred his ability to build high caliber teams to the food industry where he created a nationally recognized destination restaurant. A cutting-edge restaurant operating as a zero-waste operation that recycled, composted, and grew its own vegetables at the on-site farm. With his passion for people, Jimmy’s success has been predicated by his upbringing in the small Gulf Coastal town of Panama City, Florida.
Erick is an executive recruiter who serves the medical device, packaging, automotive, and consumer goods industries. He places professionals from the technical level all the way up to the executive level. Erick cares about making the best match between candidate and client. His focus is creating win-win situations, which is achieved by listening to both party’s long-term goals.
Erick’s background in law enforcement helped him become experienced in information gathering and interviewing techniques. This was enhanced by a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
Manufacturing disciplines Erick serves include: Plastic Injection Molding, Insert Molding, Double Shot/Over Molding, Injection Blow Molding, Blow Molding, Extrusion Blow Molding, Reaction Injection Molding, LIM, LSR, Thermoforming, Metal Stamping, Automated Assembly, and Robotics.
Henry likes building his desk around top performing Quality professionals. He has worked with all career levels from Technicians all the way up to Directors.
Henry joined Management Recruiters of Tallahassee after a successful career in restaurant management. He was a General Manager of a private company. Henry works with a high degree of integrity, focus, and enjoys spending time with family.
Brandon is currently working as an Internet Researcher for Management Recruiters of Tallahassee. Our firm specializes in placing plastic, rubber, and metal manufacturing professionals. On a day-to-day basis Brandon collaborates with technical and management professionals throughout North America.
Cameron is a problem solver with strengths in pattern recognition and organizational culture development. Cameron has 7 years of experience in sales, 6 years of experience in management, and served for 3 years as the COO of a lender referral service, giving him both experience in the financial technology and affiliate marketing spaces. He is also a lead broker and is the co-owner of an event production company.
Cameron has a wide breadth of experience and consistently finds ways to transpose his growing skill set. His understanding of different types of organizations and curiosity lends to his ability as an up-and-coming recruiter. Currently, Cameron is a project coordinator on a team of experienced professionals whose paramount focus is to improve organizations by placing candidates that are impactful immediately and that benefit the holistic business ecology of manufacturing organizations.
Craig is one of the best executive/senior recruiters I have worked with. He is extremely efficient, very thorough and detail oriented. I would recommend Craig to anyone who needs to utilize a headhunter/executive recruiter.
Craig placed me with a previous employer. I feel he is someone you can definitely trust for your recruiting needs. He tells it like it is. High integrity, honest and trustworthy.
Craig’s professionalism and results are outstanding. His knowledge of the industry (Plastics) and his knowledge of the process is without compare. I would highly recommend Craig for securing a position in plastics companies.
Craig is an outstanding recruiter. High energy level combined with a great deal of professionalism allows him to excel in his position. Craig did an outstanding job in recruiting me into a high-level position and was thorough and detail oriented. I trust Craig and would not hesitate to recommend Craig to anyone who is in need of a well-established recruiter.
Craig is an outstanding recruiter. His combination of high energy, work ethic, and attention to detail results in a recruiter that gives a candidate the best opportunity to succeed. His recommendations made me a much better candidate.
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