Expertise, trust, reputation, agility: these are the core values that distinguish Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids as an organization. Since the company’s beginning in 1976, we’ve been driven by an unwavering commitment to these values. Day in and day out, we strive to deliver on our promise to exceed expectations, do the right thing, and serve you as a trusted partner.

Our dedication to market mastery within our specialties is the hallmark of our practice. At Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids, success is measured not only by placements, but by the positive impact working with us has on our client and candidate partners. We hope that you will trust us to make a positive impact in your business and professional life.


We recognize that a one-size-fits-all style of recruitment isn’t in the best interest of our partners. Instead, we approach each relationship with an agile and individualized approach to provide customized solutions that will best serve you. We are motivated achievers who hone in, and take the most effective actions to create the change you want to see in your business life.


We approach every interaction with sincerity and authenticity. We strive to be your principal, long-term employment partners. Your trust in us is never taken lightly. We want to exceed your expectations by actively participating in your professional growth. We’re happy to be a trusted recruiter in Cedar Rapids and the surrounding corridor communities.


To us, our reputation isn’t just about being successful recruiters—we want to be advocates for the choices that are in your best interest. We maintain open, honest communication in every interaction with you, so you can make the best decision for your business future. The most flattering compliment we can receive is a referral from our client and candidate partners.


We’re bona fide experts in our specialties and have the history, relationships, and results to prove it. We make it a point to know everything and everyone in the markets we serve. We’ve built long-term relationships with the industry’s best over the last 40 years, and along the way have established a network of well-placed connections. This enables us to identify the right candidates quickly and allows our clients to hire with confidence.


What makes our team great?


We pledge to do the right thing in all circumstances.


We exceed expectations by providing superior service and unsurpassed quality and value.


We believe that our success is ultimately measured by the results we deliver to our customers.


We promote creativity and embrace every opportunity to learn new things.


We promote a culture where fun and professionalism coexist.

  • Michael Brown
    Michael Brown is a devoted, pragmatic leader, and has been with MRI Cedar Rapids since 2001. Since joining the company Michael has consistently led the team’s success. Now the owner of the practice...
  • Iowa Business Recruiting Practice Leader
    Sarah Hermanson
    With a 20 year history of recruiting in the Cedar Rapids Corridor, Sarah returned as the Iowa Business Practice Director of MRI Cedar Rapids in October of 2016.
  • Chris Meyer
    Chris’ previous financial services experience gives him first-hand knowledge of industry trends and allows him to vet top-tier talent for our discerning clientele.
  • Wade Morris
    Wade Morris began his career with MRI Cedar Rapids in 2012, and gained his CSAM Designation in 2015. Wade is highly specialized with expertise in Financial Services Actuary, Underwriting, and Compliance Divisions.
  • Life Insurance Claims Recruiter
    Bobby Brown
    Robert (Bobby) Brown began his career with Management Recruiters as an intern in 2015. His perseverance and dedication led him to find his place on the Construction team.
  • Theresa Jones
    Theresa came to MR of Cedar Rapids in 1996 and currently leads our technology, telecommunications, market research, and administrative support team.
  • Jim Lappin
    Jim has been with MRI since 2006, consistently exceeding his clients’ expectations in the construction industry. As leader of the construction recruiting team, Jim shares his extensive knowledge and propels his team to success.
  • Nate Nolte
    Nate Nolte is a cornerstone for growth on our construction team. He came to Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids in 2013 with experience in Marketing and Customer Relationship Management across multiple industries.
  • William Cook
    William Joined the MRI team in the fall of 2018 as an Account Executive, bringing with him a strong background in sales management.
  • Tyler Craig
    Tyler’s focus continues to be on further establishing MRI's stellar reputation in the construction industry. Examining top talent and building long lasting relationships is Tyler’s key to success.
  • Tyler Turner
    Tyler is devoted to ensuring MRI Cedar Rapids is consistently providing only the best talent. He is very passionate about providing strong service to both his client and candidate partners.
  • Alex Milne
    Alex Milne started his career with MRI Cedar Rapids in 2017 as an Internet Research Intern, assisting our Recruiters by sourcing the most qualified talent in the industry. Alex prides himself on identifying [...]
  • Maliah Fligg
    Maliah adds her experience to our well-established Construction team, focused on creating the best possible matches between candidates and employers.
  • Greg Ivory
    Greg joined MRI Cedar Rapids in 2017. He brings many years of experience as a manager for a marketing services organization where he hired dozens of individuals for his teams.
  • Camden Stovie
    Camden Joined the Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids in 2017 as an associate recruiter and has been make an impact ever since. Specializing in recruiting...
  • Cannon Huge
    Cannon Joined the MRI team early in 2018 with a strong background and understanding of the Financial Services market. Cannon is driven to help Financial Services companies grow and improve individuals' careers.
  • Quentin White
    Quentin’s energy and drive that he brings every day and his passion for creating relationships has quickly made him an invaluable asset to our team.
  • Christian Knox
    Associate RecruiterConstruction 319-286-4738 [email protected] Christian Knox joined the management Recruiters team in early 2019. Christian joins our broad reaching construction team focusing on identifying top talent, and connecting them with the top organizations in the industry. Alongside his team, he strives to act as a resource and consultant to those he works with. Christian graduated from Mount Mercy University with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Corrections where he played baseball and served in the Army National Guard.

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