We are MindSpring
The executive team at MindSpring Partners represents a dedicated, successful team of passionate recruiting professionals.
Managing Principal, Director of Permanent Search
Gavin founded MindSpring Partners in 2009 with the vision to create a firm that provides clients, candidates and employees with a unique, knowledge-based recruiting partnership. With ten years experience at a national, full-service search firm, Gavin built and managed the Financial Services practice focused on all areas of financial, professional and consulting services. Over the years Gavin has developed a reputation for having a principled, honest approach that delivers exceptional service to both clients and candidates. Gavin enjoys working with clients that understand the value of their people and in having a responsive recruiting partner.
Gavin can be reached at email@example.com
Principal, Director of Technology Consulting
Joining MindSpring Partners in 2010 as a Principal and the Director of Technical Staffing and Consulting, Casey combines over ten years of experience building professional, technical staffing services. Prior to joining MindSpring, Casey was Owner/Director of Technical Staffing of Catalyst Staffing Solutions, an IT Staffing Agency. He also served as Vice President of Technical Staffing at a national, full-service staffing firm, where he successfully launched a technical staffing division landing key accounts and building a professional team of technical recruiters and account managers. Casey has deep experience in leading technology staffing practices aligned with business-technology consulting, staffing, and human resource outsourcing.
Casey can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Principal, Director of Temporary Staffing & Administrative Search
Joining MindSpring Partners in 2010 as a Principal and Director of Temporary Staffing & Administrative Search, Diane leads the Temporary/Flexible Staffing and Direct-Hire Administrative placement practices. Prior to MindSpring, Diane spent 5 years as the lead Business Development professional for the Administrative division of Addison Search. She also worked for 5 years as the Senior Business Development Representative for Global Employment Solutions’ temporary staffing division. Her senior status in the industry offers a sense of security and real advantage to those who work with her. She has extensive knowledge of recruitment while still maintaining the enthusiasm and fresh perspective of someone new to the business. She is a strong communicator, extremely attentive and has an unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction which is evidenced in her loyal following of clients and candidates.
Diane graduated with a degree in Business Management from the University of Miami.
Diane can be reached at email@example.com
Lara joined MindSpring Partners in 2011 as a Director specializing in Accounting and Finance direct hire placement. She began her career in search almost 20 years ago with Nordeman Grimm/Martin Partners, a generalist boutique search firm working with F500 clients and venture capital portfolio companies. For the past six years, Lara has been the Managing Partner of Gartner Partners LLC, a highly-regarded search firm focusing on mid to senior level accounting and finance searches.
Lara has extensive experience in all aspects of search, including research, process development, and candidate evaluation and development. Her astute analysis of client needs, corporate culture fit, and her focus on client service and results, have led to successful searches across multiple industries and functions. Lara received her BA in International Studies from Ohio State University.
Lara can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Recruiting
Joining MindSpring Partners in 2010 as an IT Recruiting Manager, Anil brings ten years of experience, expertise and nuance in the IT field. With a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Anil has a solid foundation to both effectively qualify candidates and understand client needs. Prior to joining MindSpring, Anil was a Partner/Recruiting Manager at Innovyte Technologies, Inc., running a full-desk, where he successfully staffed full-time technology positions for small to midsized firms. Prior to that, he was an IT Recruiter at Global Employment Solutions, where he was part of a team that kick-started the IT Division in Chicago. Anil has met and exceeded expectations in each role. His work-ethic and ability to find the right candidate quickly are strengths that he brings to the table every day.
Anil can be reached at email@example.com
Molly Beeken joined the Mindspring Team in 2010 as an Account Manager, focusing on Administrative temporary and direct hire roles. Prior to returning to Chicago, Molly worked in Premier Staffing’s Temporary Division in San Francisco, working with some of the top companies in the Bay Area. She first recognized her strength in recruiting and job development while working as a Job Placement Specialist on Goodwill Industries’ Workforce Development team. Molly, originally from Indiana and an Indiana University graduate, is excited to bring her passion for recruiting back to the Midwest.
Molly can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org