Direct Recruiters, Inc. Names Matthew Cohen as Partner

October 1, 2020

October 1, 2020

Solon, Ohio- Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, is pleased to announce that Matthew Cohen has been named Partner. As Practice Leader of Energy & Sustainability and HVAC/R, Matthew has successfully built teams for the most innovative organizations in the industries he serves.

Matthew Cohen began at Direct Recruiters over eight years ago and has successfully started and expanded the Energy & Sustainability and HVAC/R practices. He brings enthusiasm and leadership to his practice and thrives when assisting both clients and candidates in reaching their maximum potential. Matthew adheres to Direct Recruiters’ core values and has consistently been a part of training, development and mentorship initiatives for the company.

According to Dan Charney, President, “We are proud to congratulate Matthew Cohen on his new promotion to Partner. His hard work and dedication to Direct Recruiters has been and will continue to be an important part of our aggressive growth initiatives, and we thank him for his commitment to our team. We look forward to seeing what Matthew accomplishes in his new role as Partner.”

To contact Matthew Cohen, 440-996-0860 /

Direct Recruiters Named to the Inc 5000 List

August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020

Direct Recruiters, Inc. is proud to announce they have been named to the Inc 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small businesses. Direct Recruiters has been part of the Inc 5000 six times, previously awarded in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

Kasey Fahey Kaiser and Josh Olgin Named Partners at Direct Recruiters, Inc.

July 10, 2020
Josh Olgin
Kasey Fahey Kaiser 

July 10, 2020 

Solon, Ohio- Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, is pleased to announce that Kasey Fahey Kaiser and Josh Olgin have been named Partners. Both have been dedicated, top-performing members of our team, and have exemplified our core values throughout their years at DRI. 

Kasey Fahey Kaiser began at DRI over 7 years ago and has played an integral role in the success of the Healthcare IT, Payer/Health Plan Software and Life Sciences practices. She took on the responsibility of spearheading the Payer Practice through business development initiatives, implementing best practices to scale the team and providing top talent to the industry. In addition, Kasey brings her strong communication and analytical mindset to the DRI team in providing mentorship and training across not only the Healthcare IT team, but the entire company. Kasey also is founding member of the DRI Diversity Committee.  

Josh Olgin joined DRI in 2010, providing us with 10 years of high-level recruiting within the Robotics and Automation industries. As the Director of Robotics, Josh is known for his dedication, tenacity, and building strategic partnerships with both clients and candidates across the industry. He has laser-focus on finding the best possible talent to fulfill his clients’ specific strategic needs. Josh is a member of RIA and has also been a speaker at both Advanced Design Manufacturing (ADM) and Design News’ ATX events. Josh has also played an active role in mentoring DRI’s newest employees and teaching them the skills necessary to be successful. 

According to Dan Charney, President & CEO, “Speaking on behalf of the current Partners and employees we are thrilled to congratulate both Kasey and Josh on their promotion to Partner. Achieving this level of success is extremely challenging, and we are very proud of Kasey and Josh for their hard work and dedication to Direct Recruiters. They both embody our Core Values and will play an integral part in helping us reach our aggressive strategic goals.” 

To contact Kasey Fahey Kaiser, 440-996-0861 /

To contact Josh Olgin, 440-996-0585 /

DRI Releases Quarterly Newsletter

July 2, 2020

Direct Recruiters recently released its quarterly newsletter, The DRI Quarterly, for Q2 of 2020. Read below for DRI’s latest news, information, tips and tricks.

The DRI Quarterly – Q2 2020

DRI Named to Plain Dealer’s Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces for 2020

June 30, 2020

Direct Recruiters is proud to announce that we have been named to Plain Dealer’s Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces list for 2020! Based on employee surveys, Direct Recruiters was evaluated as one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio for the fifth time, ranking in the small business division. View the whole list here:

Dan Charney, President & CEO Shares Insights in Recent Hunt Scanlon Article

May 14, 2020
Dan Charney, President & CEO

May 14, 2020

Hunt Scanlon’s recently published, “Surge in Jobless Claims Continue” describes the economic state in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dan Charney, President & CEO at Direct Recruiters weighed in with his recruiting industry expertise and shared his outlook of the rest of the year. View the entire article on Hunt Scanlon’s website: