The USA's No.1 Investor in Recruitment


Recruitment Entrepreneur USA is at the forefront of empowering recruitment professionals to not only build businesses but to create lasting value within the industry. With a strategic focus on supporting individuals at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey, from inception to expansion and exit, they provide comprehensive guidance and resources tailored to the unique challenges and opportunities of the recruitment sector.

Our investment team, including Investment Director, Ron Bardach, and Regional Managing Director, Tony Davies are all ready to provide expert guidance and support with America's most ambitious and talented recruitment professionals.

Together with our partner and market-leading recruitment business, TekWissen, we help ambitious individuals launch, scale, and develop a recruitment business with real value.

 

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Our Investment Team

Divisions

JAMES CAAN CBE

Chairman

JAMES CAAN CBE

Chairman

As Chairman, James takes an active role in the investment process, working closely with the Recruitment Entrepreneur team to support you and your company. His hands-on approach enables entrepreneurs to learn from his considerable experience in founding and scaling recruitment businesses.

Tony Davies

Regional Managing Director

Tony Davies

Regional Managing Director

Tony brings 30 years of international experience across Europe, the United States and Asia, establishing successful partnerships and cross-border recruiting operations.

Tony began his career as an electrical engineer and then transitioned into contracting in 2001 when he founded and expanded his own business. He subsequently joined Cordant Recruitment Group in London and created a global recruitment function for an Italian engineering company operating in China, the US and Europe. He then worked with Belcan, a large US engineering and contracting services company, leading their international contracting team to a successful restructuring.

Tony's strengths lie in executing sales and financial strategies, negotiating business deals, advising business founders and partners on leadership, and participating in multiple sales and acquisitions throughout his career.

Manish Senta

Local Partner and Managing Director of TekWissen

Manish Senta

Local Partner and Managing Director of TekWissen

Manish Senta is a seasoned Managing Director at TEKWISSEN® Group, a workforce development and consulting leader in Detroit.

 With over 14 years of experience in recruitment, Manish is dedicated to enhancing organizations' talent management strategies. Holding a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management, a Master of Technology in Leadership and Technology, and a Master of Science in Nanotechnology, he's a multifaceted expert.

His contributions extend beyond the corporate world, as he actively engages with organizations such as The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Global Talent Retention Initiative of Michigan.

Sanjeev Senta

Managing Director, TekWissen

Sanjeev Senta

Managing Director, TekWissen

Sanjeev Senta, a dynamic Managing Director in the Greater Chicago Area, specializes in technology innovation and enterprise solutions. With extensive experience in telecom and IT, he excels in leadership, problem-solving, and fostering business growth through his passion for product innovation.

Matt Fringeli

Managing Director - Strategic Partnerships - TekWissen

Matt Fringeli

Managing Director - Strategic Partnerships - TekWissen

Matt is a seasoned leader in recruitment and staffing with over 20 years of experience, currently serving as Managing Director at TekWissen.

With a rich background at Allegis Group and Accenture, Matt excels in building strategic partnerships and managing global teams. His expertise in MSP/VMS program implementations and global supply chain management underscores his ability to deliver exceptional staffing and IT solutions worldwide. Matt holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from the University of Maryland University College.

Ron Bardach

Investment Director

Ron Bardach

Investment Director

Ron Bardach is Investment Director for Recruitment Entrepreneur USA, where he leverages his extensive recruitment and staffing experience to develop local partnerships and increase the pipeline of entrepreneurs and emerging businesses in the US.

With over 30 years of sales, business development, and marketing experience in the B2B, Enterprise, and Staffing/Recruiting industries, Ron brings a unique understanding of critical drivers to the success of businesses in this arena.

Before joining RE USA, Ron was the highest revenue generator at Oorwin Labs, a recruitment SaaS solution, where he expanded the business and brand in North America and beyond. 

Ron also spent over six years at TechServe Alliance, recruiting hundreds of IT staffing executives and recruiters to join the national association representing the IT/Engineering Staffing & Solutions industry.

Richard Pucci

Operations Director

Richard Pucci

Operations Director

Richard, with two decades in recruitment, turned loss-making accounts profitable and saved the BBC £50 million at Reed. As Operations Director, he introduced vital systems, ensured compliance, and at Manners Maclean, his strategies and system overhauls doubled revenue.

Mike Kilburg

Project Manager - TekWissen

Mike Kilburg

Project Manager - TekWissen

Mike has over 11 years of experience working in the Staffing and Recruiting Industry.

This experience includes Recruiting, Managed Service Provider (MSP) Delivery and Operations, Vendor Management/Relationships, and Director of Accounts, which provides a diverse range of professional experience.

Jack Wollen

Digital Marketing Associate, TekWissen

Jack Wollen

Digital Marketing Associate, TekWissen

Jack Wollen, a Digital Marketing Associate based in Crossville, Tennessee, specializes in crafting and implementing impactful digital marketing campaigns for TekWissen®. With over two years of experience, he excels in driving traffic, engagement, and conversions through his expertise in social media marketing and marketing analytics.

Kathy Walker

Head of Marketing

Kathy Walker

Head of Marketing

With over two decades in recruitment, Kathy excels in recruitment marketing, boasting strategic initiatives that bolster growth and branding. Her career spans REC, ITHR Group, and roles like Global Marketing Director at i-Pharm Consulting, culminating in her current position with Recruitment Entrepreneur since October 2023. Kathy also holds a Business and Marketing degree and a CPD-accredited Mini MBA.

Monica Pedroza

Internal Auditor - TekWissen

Monica Pedroza

Internal Auditor - TekWissen

Monica Pedroza, an Internal Auditor based in Ypsilanti, Michigan, brings over four years of experience to TekWissen®. Specializing in internal auditing, she excels in bank reconciliations, end-of-cycle reports, and auditing procedures.

Jamie Lusk

Investment Director

Jamie Lusk

Investment Director

Jamie architects the framework for entrepreneur support systems, preparing to replicate these across new markets. With deep organisational insight and a focus on optimisation, Jamie's international experience and cultural acumen, honed by positions at EY and projects in the US, fuel his expertise in scaling operations globally.

Vincent Jesudowich

Senior Tax Admin - TekWissen

Vincent Jesudowich

Senior Tax Admin - TekWissen

Vincent Jesudowich, a Senior Tax Administrator at MAHLE Industries, Incorporated in Northville, Michigan, boasts over a decade of experience delivering comprehensive tax-related support. A Certified Public Accountant, he excels in tax consulting, business valuation, and forensic accounting, fostering strong client relationships and implementing effective solutions with precision and dedication.

Sophie Morris

Learning & Development Manager

Sophie Morris

Learning & Development Manager

Sophie advanced from Recruitment Consultant to a pivotal L&D role, crafting eLearning solutions. At Reed Talent Solutions, she aligned learning with business goals, enhancing retention. As Head of L&D at Hamlyn Williams for EMEA & APAC, she established the L&D function and implemented a global strategy, significantly improving recruitment metrics.

Supported by TekWissen®

TekWissen®, based in Ann Arbor, MI, a strategic partner of Recruitment Entrepreneur USA, redefines recruitment excellence through innovative solutions and advanced technology. Together, we offer comprehensive support and resources to empower recruitment professionals, enabling them to start, scale, and succeed in the USA's dynamic market. With TekWissen®'s cutting-edge tools and our industry expertise, we're shaping the future of talent acquisition and driving unparalleled success for our partners.

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What our partners say...

Partnering with Recruitment Entrepreneur has complimented our credibility and capability.

Our expansion and success to date has been strengthened and supported through our collaborative partnership with Recruitment Entrepreneur.

Sathya John, CEO/Founder, Pronto Recruitment, Spain

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

As a CEO, I feel I have the ability to make the decision and shape a business in my own vision whilst benefiting from the advice and guidance of the highly experienced financial and strategic advisory teams.

Elaine Tyler, CEO/Founder, Venatrix, United Kingdom

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

The development and expansion of Diverse Resourcing in the Middle East was significantly enhanced by the invaluable support of Recruitment Entrepreneur and Local Partner, Wayfinders.

Their combined knowledge of the region's unique business landscape and strategic insights were crucial in navigating the challenges we faced. The guidance from the board and their expertise were instrumental in refining our business plan, ensuring a solid foundation for launching and growth. With their help, we've been able to establish a robust operation, tailored to the complexities and opportunities of the Middle Eastern market.

Jamie Marland, CEO/Founder, Diverse Resourcing, United Arab Emirates

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

Being part of the RE portfolio has truly allowed us to launch quickly and focus on the key parts of the job, generating clients and candidates and hiring the key people.

The burden of on setting up an LLC, HR, accounting, technology, and building commission schemes would’ve taken so much of my time from building the operation part of the business.

Tom Willis, CEO/Founder, Placed Recruitment, USA

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

We accelerated our growth, and launching the business was considerably smoother with the support of Recruitment Entrepreneur.

The guidance from the board and their expertise proved invaluable in securing our business plan. With their strategic insights, we navigated challenges effectively, fostering a robust foundation for sustained success.

Peter Kratochvíla, CEO/Founder, Needle Recruitment, Slovakia

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

With RE’s astute offerings, deep expertise & essential resources, we will be able to drive impact, innovation, and longevity in overall returns.


The varied experience of our mentors has given us insights in marketing, operations and more; One-on-one coaching whether it’s working on your Business Plan, Marketing Strategy or building a Sales Funnel. We look forward to reaching new heights together and celebrating the milestones we accomplish as a team.

Roopa Sharma, CEO/Founder, Grok Search, India

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