Custom Categories: Team

29 May 2019

Christian Knox

Associate Recruiter

Construction

319-286-4738

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.

22 Feb 2019

Quentin White

Associate Recruiter

Manufacturing

319-382-2243

Quentin joined the MRI Cedar Rapids office early in 2019 as a member of our manufacturing team. 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. Quentin has dedicated himself to learning the industry to become an expert and resource to those he works with. A St. Louis native, Quentin came to Cedar Rapids to play football and attend Coe College, majoring in Business and Economics.

26 Mar 2018

Camden Stovie

Account Executive

Manufacturing

(319) 286-4735

Camden Joined Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids in 2017 as an associate recruiter and has been making an impact ever since. Specializing in recruiting Manufacturing talent across the Midwest, Camden strives to deliver the highest quality candidates to his clients. As a member of the MRCR Manufacturing team, Camden has learned the ins and outs of the manufacturing industry. His expertise, paired with his passion to help professionals find the right next step in their career is what makes him a great asset to our team.

14 Feb 2018

Greg Ivory

Account Executive

Construction

(319) 286-4736

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. That experience helps him understand clients’ talent needs and gives him a unique understanding of how critical each hire is to the success of an organization. Greg focuses on building relationships with top construction talent across multiple markets including Phoenix, Houston, Atlanta, and Washington, DC. He is driven to provide the highest quality service to both the clients and the candidates he works with.

Greg graduated from Drake University with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing and holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

16 Aug 2017

Alex Milne

Internet Account Executive

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 top talent and makes sure that the account executives have the best candidates for their current searches.

Alex graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and spent 4 years on the Coe College Baseball Team.

04 Apr 2017

Cait Klenk

Associate Recruiter

Financial Services

(319) 382-2243

Cait joined the MRCR team in summer of 2019 as a member of our Financial Services team. Cait immediately immersed herself in the team, learning from them and becoming an expert on the financial services industries. Focusing primarily in Underwriting, Cait prides herself on building strong relationships with everyone she works with and being a resource within the industry for them.

25 Mar 2016

Tyler Turner

Brokerage recruiter

SKILLS/AREAS OF FOCUS:

Partnering with construction organizations in recruiting top talent including: Leadership, Sales, Project Management, Superintendents, and Accounting

Account Executive

Construction

Tyler Turner joined MRI Cedar Rapids in 2016 with a background in organizational operations, project management and successful Account Management. His service in the commercial construction sector is positively impacted by his reputation of integrity and high performance.  Currently ramping up his relationships with our diverse collection of clients, 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. His positive attitude, and his impeccable character make him another valuable member of the successful construction recruiting team at MRI Cedar Rapids.

Tyler graduated from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, IA with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business Administration.

24 Mar 2016

Tyler Craig

Fort Worth Construction Recruiter trustworthy

Account Executive

Construction

319-286-4720

Tyler Craig joined MRI Cedar Rapids in 2014 and quickly became a power house on the Construction Team. 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. Through hard work and attention to detail during the recruiting process, Tyler is able to fulfill the needs of the candidates and clients with whom he partners. His passion and goal oriented mindset make Tyler an asset for our valued clients.

Tyler graduated from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. He played football for Simpson and was a team captain.

Tyler has been great. Generally speaking the candidate he sends have been pretty solid. He does a good job in screening those candidates and telling them about my company before they get here.

Construction Client Partner

Tyler Craig's attitude and desire to actually help me find the right fit for me was very refreshing. He took the time to listen and work with my concerns and apprehension to making a career move. He seemed to be genuinely working for my best interest and not just trying to get me placed somewhere.

Construction Candidate Partner
25 Feb 2016

Nate Nolte

Nashville Tennessee commercial construction

Account Executive

Construction

319-286-4727

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. Nate focuses on recruiting construction professionals in Iowa and the Minneapolis/St Paul Twin Cities area. His competitiveness and passion for the construction industry drive him to find the best candidates for his clients. Nate’s clients appreciate his market intelligence and competitive insight.

Nate graduated with a Business Marketing degree from Mount Mercy University.

I would recommend Nate Nolte to future clients. He listened carefully to our needs and requirements of the position we were seeking to fill. He was proactive in finding candidates that fit our culture and the position. His follow-up after phone interviews and in-person interviews with candidates was prompt, and I appreciated that he was up front and honest when it came to responding to questions or doubts I had about candidates he presented. He was friendly and polite and a very good recruiting partner.


Real Estate Client Partner

Nate is very accommodating and responsive. I feel he really understands us and listens well. I would strongly recommend his services to others.

Owner, Construction Client Partner

He took the time to really listen and understand what I was looking for and he spent his time not my time filtering through the candidates as to make sure he was not wasting my time.

President, Construction Client Partner

He is good at working strategies with me to help steer the process to a close. He is a very genuine person that is great to interact with. He is all about the right guy with the right fit. I never get the feeling that he is pushing people at me that are close but not exactly right.

President, Construction Client Partner
23 Jan 2016

Jim Lappin

Chicago Construction Commercial, Multifamily, healthcare

SKILLS/AREAS OF FOCUS:

Partnering with architectural, engineering, mechanical, and construction firms in the Midwest. Working with clients in all delivery methods. Executing searches for: General Manager, VP, Estimator, PX, PM, BD, General Superintendent, and many others.

Practice Director

Construction

319-286-4726

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. With more than 19 years in the construction and materials industry, Jim Lappin is committed to helping firms find the best talent at the right time. Serving as a trusted partner, Jim excels in listening to his clients’ needs and bringing value in ways such as market intelligence, competition surveys, project leads, retention planning, and forecasting.

Through his partnerships, Jim has repeatedly earned the company’s prestigious Pacesetter Award, ranking him in the top 5% of recruiters worldwide, working largely through professional referrals.

Jim graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Jim Lappin did a very good job with my placement and I have worked with many recruiters in the past but I thought he was the most professional and most sincere that I have worked with. Other recruiters have been like salespeople.
Jim is a tremendous business partner and one that I consider vital as we move forward filling open positions or growing our sales ranks.

CFO Commercial Construction

Jim’s knowledge of construction industry professionals is always very impressive and very accurate. One of the talents we have come to appreciate about Jim is his ability to stay in touch and follow up. He has taken the time to find out what we need, how we do business, and what makes a great employee for our company. As we continue with our growth plans, I look forward to our continued relationship with Jim.

Owner General Contractor, Elgin, IL

Having worked and talked with Jim over the past few years, I have utmost respect for Jim and his integrity. I am pleased to do business with him and after this market turns, I am sure I will keep him busy.

Client Partner, Oak Brook, IL

Jim did a fine job. Everything was presented to in a fair and open way with no deviation.

Construction Candidate