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18 Sep 2020

Keegan Leliefeld

Account Executive

Manufacturing

319-286-4722

Keegan joined the Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids team after graduating from Coe College in 2020. As a member of our manufacturing team, Keegan has been able to dive into the industry, quickly developing an understanding of its ins-and-outs and building relationships with his clients.

Under the mentorship of some of our more tenured Account Executives, Keegan has swiftly honed his skill of digging into the details of how best to meet the needs of the candidates he is working with, and then matching that to the goals of his clients to create a partnership that benefits all parties.

Outside of the office:
Keegan is a very active sports fan and participant, whether it’s a pick-up game with friends or a game of bags in the backyard, he enjoys any opportunity to get his competitive fix. Keegan is also a volunteer coach for a multiple sports in the area working with kids of all ages.

20 Apr 2020

Josh Schmitt

SKILLS/AREAS OF FOCUS:

Partnering with organizations in attracting, recruiting, hiring and on-boarding mid to C-Level professionals for permanent and contract positions.

Account Executive

Construction

319-449-6954

Josh joined the Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids team at the start of 2020 as a member of our Construction team. In his time with us, Josh has taking every opportunity he can to learn from the team to make himself a better resource to the people he works with. He has been able to absorb information and advice very quickly allowing him to begin developing strong relationships with his clients.

Understanding how much a job change can impact somebody’s life, Josh enjoys taking the time to get to know the candidates he works with to help them map out their career goals and figuring out how he can help them reach those goals.

Outside of the office:

Josh enjoys spending his time outside of work around friends and family. As a college basketball player, he enjoys staying active, being outdoors, and traveling.

29 May 2019

Christian Knox

Associate Recruiter

Construction

319-286-4738

Christian Knox joined the Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids team in 2019 as a member of our construction team and has made an immediate impact to the team. Since joining the MRCR team, Christian has dedicated himself to understanding the industry, and developing his skills as a recruiter under the guidance of our experienced team.
Christian takes pride in knowing that his job allows him to facilitate connections between candidates looking to advance in their careers with clients needing to fill crucial roles to ensure their future success. Recognizing the impact he has on the lives of those he works with is what motivates him everyday.
Outside of the office:
Christian enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, as well as spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and camping with family and friends. Christian also volunteers with Cedar Rapids Parks to teach kids how to play sports and the importance of being a part of a team.
Christian has also spent 6 years as a member of the Iowa National Guard, currently holding the rank of Sergeant.

22 Feb 2019

Quentin White

Associate Recruiter

Manufacturing

319-382-2243

Quentin joined Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids in 2019 as an Intern while still attending Coe College here in Cedar Rapids. Originally from St. Louis, Quentin’s connection to the area and local knowledge has been a crucial part of the Manufacturing team’s ability to successfully grow and incorporate the St. Louis Manufacturing Market. As an athlete his whole life, Quentin is a highly motivated and passionate individual, bringing a strong competitive attitude that drives him to be successful.

Since starting with MRCR Quentin has been able to take the guidance of our teams more experienced recruiters and not only learn from them but also incorporate the advice they give him into his daily work, allowing him to become a strong recruiter. He takes a personal approach with the people he works with, going past what they want in their career and learning about who they are as a person, what they are passionate about and what really want in life, and is able to help them find a new opportunity that will best support those goals.

Outside of the Office:

As a lifelong athlete, Quentin enjoys working out, playing sports with friends, golfing, and reading. He also enjoys taking time to travel and discover new places and experiences.

26 Mar 2018

Camden Stovie

Account Executive

Manufacturing

(319) 286-4735

Camden began his career with Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids in 2017 as a member of our Manufacturing Team. Camden has not only dedicated himself to becoming an expert in the wide variety of manufacturing disciplines across the Midwest, but he has also dedicated himself to becoming an expert in recruiting itself. This is evident by Camden earning the designation of CSAM in early 2020. This designation is awarded to recruiters who pass a rigorous 5 part of exam that goes in depth into the recruiting practice.

Camden has helped expand the manufacturing team’s reach throughout his time with MRCR, developing strong relationships with organizations across the Midwest. Being located in Iowa, Camden has made a habit of visiting client facilities to get an up-close look at their business, and gain a better understanding of what his clients are looking for. This practice has allowed him to tell the most accurate story about his clients and has given him the ability to create the best possible matches for both his clients and candidates.

Rewards and Recognition:

2019: #1 Rookie Account Executive of the Year

Camden also earned the Pacesetter award in 2019, The MRINetwork Pacesetter Award is granted to roughly 5% of the Account Executives in the network annually for reaching the highest levels of success in recruiting each year.

Outside of the office:

Camden enjoys spending time with his dog, Tango, and Cycling around the Cedar Rapids area. When winters comes, Camden will ditch the bike and hit the slopes on his ski’s. He also enjoys spending time with friends, cooking, and catching the 5 o’clock Happy Hour.

14 Feb 2018

Greg Ivory

Account Executive

Construction

(319) 286-4736

Greg Ivory joined the Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids team in 2017 as a member of our Construction team. Greg enjoys being a part of a group of very high performing individuals who care about the work they’re doing to benefit a client or a candidate.

Since his arrival, Greg has been able to pull from his previous experience as a hiring authority, responsible for building a team. He has a unique understanding of how critical each hire is to the success of an organization, and he has been able to utilize that connection to develop partnerships with his clients.

Awards and Recognition:
2018: #2 Rookie of the Year

Greg is also a 2-time Pacesetter award winner for both 2018 and 2019, The MRINetwork Pacesetter Award is granted to roughly 5% of the Account Executives in the network annually for reaching the highest levels of success in recruiting each year.

Outside of the office:

Greg enjoys spending time with his wife Natalie, and 3 kids. He is also active in a number of charitable organizations including St Jude Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois, and the Zach Johnson Foundation.

16 Aug 2017

Alex Milne

Internet Account Executive

Alex joined the Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids team in 2017 after graduating from Coe College. As a member of the Data Management Team, he focuses on building and maintaining the MRCR database to ensure our recruiters have access to the highest quality clients and candidates in the market.

Alex also assists the team from a technology perspective, testing new technology, and helping implement and train our team on new technology to help their business.

In his time with MRCR, Alex has also taken on some marketing duties, helping to develop marketing materials for the company and our recruiters to use to establish themselves in their markets.

Outside of the office:

Alex enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching sports, cooking, and playing video games.

04 Apr 2017

Cait Klenk

Associate Recruiter

Financial Services

(319) 382-2243

Cait began her career at Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids in 2019 as a member of our Financial Services Team. Under the mentorship of the Financial Services team Cait has quickly become a market expert in the Underwriting space, forging new relationships with many of the industry’s top talent.

Cait enjoys the opportunity to facilitate a positive impact on the lives of the people she works with both personally and professionally. Like many on our team, Cait is passionate about helping others and takes satisfaction in knowing that what she does everyday can change someone’s life for the better, helping them reach new goals in their careers.

Outside of the office:

Cait enjoys spending her free time outdoors with friends, biking, kayaking, or skiing in the winter. She also enjoys trying out new coffee shops and breweries in the area. A long-time volleyball player, Cait coaches Volleyball at Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids, as well as with the Adrenaline Volleyball Academy. Cait also volunteers as a tutor for elementary school students with the Zach Johnson Foundations Kids on Course program, as well as volunteers with her local church.

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

Manager of Data Strategy

Tyler Turner joined MRI Cedar Rapids in 2016 with a background in organizational operations, project management and successful Account Management. Tyler’s diverse background and experiences within team MRCR has positioned him to succeed in an ever changing role of managing our Data Strategy team.

Tyler’s favorite part of the job is trying to creatively solve the new obstacles that constantly arise in this business.  One of Tyler’s passions in the job is continually finding ways to lower the barriers of entry for new recruiters as they start careers in this very challenging field.

The company culture at MRCR is so much different than any other work place out there.  Everything is amplified at MRCR, the team’s dedication and commitment to the job and the comradery that goes with it, to the rewards and incentives offered for high level performance.  As an employee it’s tough to ask for much more than that.

Outside of the office:

Tyler enjoys spending time with his Wife and two Daughters.  He also spends time traveling throughout Iowa and the Midwest officiating Collegiate and Professional Soccer and Basketball.

Tyler sits on the Iowa Referee Committee board of directors and is in charge of the annual registration process for over 1500 soccer referees.  Supporting referees and working hard to make sure soccer players in Iowa have referees for their matches.

24 Mar 2016

Tyler Craig

Fort Worth Construction Recruiter trustworthy

Account Executive

Construction

319-286-4720

Tyler Craig joined the Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids in 2013 as a member of our construction team. Since joining the MRCR team, Tyler quickly established himself as an expert and resource within the construction market, building strong partnerships with the people he works with.
Tyler enjoys the opportunity to develop relationships with clients, learning about their organization and helping them grow their team. In his time with MRCR, Tyler has also developed his ability to go in depth with candidates to identify their career goals, and pairing them with his clients.
Awards and Recognitions:
2013: #3 Rookie Account Executive of the Year in the Midwest
Tyler is also a 5-time Pacesetter award winner, The MRINetwork Pacesetter Award is granted to roughly 5% of the Account Executives in the network annually for reaching the highest levels of success in recruiting each year.
Outside of the office:
Tyler enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, golfing, and snowboarding in the winter. He is also a big sports fan, specifically the University of Iowa, the Green Bay Packers, and the Atlanta Braves. Tyler is also an active volunteer with Revision Church supporting the Des Moines community.

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