Direct Recruiters, Inc. Names Three New Partners

Solon, Ohio – Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, is pleased to announce the promotions of Aaron Kutz, Shayla Jastrzebski and Kim Jaber to Partner. Aaron, Shayla and Kim hold major roles in their respective areas of expertise, and contribute towards the overall growth and success of Direct Recruiters.  

Aaron Kutz joined Direct Recruiters in 2013 specializing in the Electronic Security Technology and Government Technology spaces. He quickly excelled in recruiting, acquiring and retaining top talent and was promoted to Practice Leader of Electronic Security Technology and Cybersecurity. Within these practice areas, he leads business development by networking across the industry with top professionals, building new client relationships, and gaining new searches. Aaron is extremely goal-oriented and has strong ambition to take on new challenges. Throughout his tenure at Direct Recruiters, Aaron has been a highly requested mentor to new employees and plays a large role in training new team members. Aaron is resilient, hard-working and makes a positive impact on the entire Direct Recruiters team.  

Shayla Jastrzebski started at Direct Recruiters’ former sister company, Direct Consulting Associates, in 2016 as an Executive Recruiter. As the former DCA was acquired by DRI, Shayla is an Account Manager for DRI’s Hospital IT team. She focuses on placing Healthcare IT professionals into both contract and FTE positions; primarily Epic positions from Analysts to Management level as well as Data Analytics, Data Scientists and Software Engineers. Over the years, Shayla took on a natural leadership role coaching, mentoring and building client relationships. Her unique skillset to recruit on both contract and permanent roles makes her an asset across various teams at DRI. Known for her personable approach and dedication to matching great candidates with leading companies, Shayla exemplifies DRI’s core values each day and drives growth on the DRI team.  

Joining DRI as Operations Manager in 2012, Kim Jaber started her tenure at the company by implementing effective business operations including the administration of policies and procedures, employee benefits, payroll, bookkeeping, invoicing and employee onboarding. Kim was promoted to Director of Human Resources in 2018, taking on additional responsibilities including internal recruiting and hiring, performance management, compliance, and development of policies and procedures to support DRI’s strategic goals. Kim has played a major role in both DRI and Starfish companies’ aggressive and continuing growth. She is hard-working, detail oriented and results-driven, handling challenges quickly and efficiently. Her skills and expertise have strengthened the DRI team, bettered our Human Resource operations and improved the overall employee experience.   

According to Dan Charney, President & CEO, “We are thrilled to announce the promotions of Aaron Kutz, Shayla Jastrzebski and Kim Jaber. Their accomplishments over the years have enhanced the DRI team in several ways, paving the way for DRI and Starfish companies’ continued growth. Aaron, Shayla and Kim all are admirable demonstrations of our core values in action, and we look forward to their growth and contributions to DRI and Starfish.”