A 20+ year veteran of recruiting, Michael has worked for, or contracted with, companies such as BMW, Coke, Cox Automotive, Earthlink, First Data, SunTrust, and several others. Currently on a contract as a Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition for INAP, a cloud hosting and data center company. Michael in known for being a hands-on coach/leader talent acquisition professional with the ability to find candidates in various and emerging markets, in competitive industries, and strategic positions. He has a deep understanding of full life cycle recruiting and a successful track record of designing sourcing strategies, talent acquisition strategies, structures and processes leading to significant enterprise-wide hiring changes and improvements. The scope of his expertise encompasses global recruiting with extensive experience in the US and EMEA markets across a variety of industries. Michael has helped companies design implementation, management, and measurement of Talent Acquisition-related information systems, including but not limited to the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Talent Acquisition compliance & process systems, Managed Service Provider relationships/agreements, Vendor Management System, and Aggregators. Also, creating a Brand strategy consistent with companies corporate communications strategy through talent acquisition efforts and programs.