Douglas Roark - President
Doug Roark is the current President of DFWTRN, and the CEO of Staff Perm, an award-winning staffing agency with a focus on Information Technology and Financial Staffing Services. Doug’s career for the past 20 years, has been focused on the employment solutions market, with responsibility for talent generation and operational management. In addition to being the current President of DFWTRN, Doug previously served on the Board of Directors for 10 years, holding several roles to include: Vice President, Social Media Director and Recruiting Team of the Year Committee Board Director. Doug is passionate about networking, sharing best practices, new ideas and strategy with Recruiting, Talent Acquisition and Human Resource professionals.
David Jaramillo -Vice President
Sara Stoub - Secretary and Social Media Director
Sara earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Biology from Texas Tech University. Immediately after graduation, she began her recruiting career with one of the largest privately-held staffing agencies in the United States. Sara went on to become a Field Recruiter for one of the largest beverage manufacturing and distribution companies in the world, where she specialized in non-exempt recruitment for multiple Market Units in Memphis/Little Rock, West Texas and, most recently, Dallas/Fort Worth. Currently, Sara is a Recruiter at High Profile Staffing, and specializes in Human Resources placements. In addition to 10 years of experience, Sara has also obtained her CIR (Certified Internet Recruiter) certification.
Gail Houston - Education Director
Gail is a graduate of Texas A&M and is currently an Associate Director for GRAIL's Sourcing and Recruiting Coordinating team. Previously she worked at Intuit on their Executive Recruiting Team, she led their Sourcing team. She also developed and ran Intuit's Social Media Program in the past and was the voice of Intuit Careers on sites like Twitter and Facebook. She has more than 35 years in the recruiting industry, both corporate and agency. She has spoken at SourceCon, Recruiting Trends and TalentNet. She was the co-lead of the Stonebriar Career Transition Workshop (21k trained), and currently teaches students at Divergence bootcamp. In addition, she is a speaker at various applicant networking groups in the DFW area. She has received numerous awards during her career including the GRAIL Impact Award, Intuit Leaderboard – 2013-2017, Circle of Stars 2008, Trim the Sails 2007, DFWTRN/Monster Recruiter of the Year 2003, EDS Senior Recruiter Award and the Figment Award for Creativity in Sourcing. In addition, Gail is one of the original founders of the DFWTRN and currently serves as the Director of Education. She was also the President of the SWHT Recruiter Coop for 4 years.
Jim Schnyder - Education Director
Jim is a DFWTRN Board member with over twenty years of recruiting experience. He has worked on both the agency and corporate side of the business for such companies as PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, Management Recruiters and Perot Systems. Jim is the Founder/Principal Consultant for “Recruiting Advisors,” a strategic consulting firm providing training and technology best practices to the sourcing and recruiting industry. Jim is also the 2007 DFWTRN Corporate Recruiter of the Year.
Travis Russell - Treasurer Assistant
Travis is a Technical Recruiter at r2 Technologies, Inc. in Plano, TX and is the DFWTRN Treasurer Assistant. Travis loves to volunteer and assist luncheon registrations and DFWTRN Happy Hours! He received his Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Dallas
Michael Goldberg - Information Technology Director
Michael takes Recruiting and Talent Management to the Next Level for Organizations. He is a 25-year veteran and subject matter expert in Talent Acquisition strategies. A former corporate talent acquisition leader himself, Michael shakes up ordinary recruiting for start-up organizations to $1B national organizations such as Insight, Freeman, American Heart Association, and the University of Texas Health System. Three years ago, he started MM Goldberg & Associates to focus his passion in transforming recruiting professionals, at all levels, into high performing superheroes.
Brent Rogers - Sponsorship Director
Principal Talent Sourcer at the esteemed Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with over two decades of expertise, in recruiting and sourcing spanning diverse industries, including technology, nuclear power, defense, energy, security, aviation, banking, medical, automotive, retail, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas. My passion extends beyond conventional roles, as I enthusiastically delve into the realm of emerging sourcing tools, innovative techniques, and refined processes, continually enhancing my ability to discover and attract exceptionally talented candidates. Furthermore, I find immense gratification in imparting my knowledge and expertise, actively engaging in teaching others the art of identifying and securing top-tier talent.
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