Kathryn Dudley–Founding Partner
Kathryn is a graduate of Michigan State University and a founding partner of The RIO Group and The Recruiter Academy. She was instrumental in the early design, development and marketing of The Recruiter Academy Education Programs attended by thousands of recruiters around the world.
Over the last 16 years, she has been responsible for managing large, multi-site recruitment strategies for Fortune 1000 companies. During this time she has cultivated a strong expertise in development of proactive candidate pipelines, candidate relationship management programs and providing organizations with competitive intelligence required to make effective hiring decisions. She has developed recruitment solutions for a wide variety of industries including Financial Services, Home Building, Information Technology, Engineering/Manufacturing and Healthcare.
David Szary – Founding Partner
David is a leading authority on developing radical, just-in-time recruitment solutions for companies seeking to develop an Elite staffing organization. In 1997, David founded The Recruiter Academy and The RIO Group, and over the past 15 years he has worked with more than 3000 companies in 45 states and 10 countries, including some of the largest and most recognized organizations in the world. His renowned Recruiter Academy Education & Development Solution, which includes a Certification Curriculum for recruiters and recruitment leaders, has helped educate thousands worldwide on recruiting “best practices” and how to manage an efficient staffing process.
David has studied and benchmarked numerous experts and theories in the fields of performance improvement (e.g. Toyota Production System, Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints), behavior modification, time management and personal achievement. Combining this knowledge with his years of consulting and educating recruitment organizations, he Founded Lean Human Capital and developed LHC’s innovative Recruitment Analytic and Process Optimization methodologies.
David is a requested keynote speaker at a variety of healthcare, corporate and staffing industry events including NAHCR Annual Image Conference, local and state sponsored SHRM/EMA meetings and conferences, ERE and the World Job Summit. He has published countless articles and blogs on staffing, just-in-time hiring, lean recruiting and best practices of elite recruiters. He is also the author of The Recruiter Handbook and Best (and Worst) Advice for Job Seekers.