DRI Announces 2023 Award Winners

[Solon, OH] — Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), a leading recruiting firm, is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2023 Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions from its exceptional employees. The winners were nominated and chosen by our esteemed leadership teams, embodying DRI's core values of being respectfully tenacious, passionately focused, team players, positive impact makers, and solutions-oriented individuals.

This year's award recipients are:

  1. Researcher of the Year: Kayla Fleeter
  2. Rookie of the Year: Jess Marino
  3. Recruiter of the Year: Ben Shamis
  4. Operations Person of the Year: Celeste Gable

Dan Charney, President & CEO, has this to say, "DRI's success is fueled by the exceptional talent within our team, and I am incredibly proud to recognize Kayla Fleeter, Jess Marino, Ben Shamis, and Celeste Gable as the embodiment of our core values. Their dedication, positive impact, and solutions-oriented mindset continue to propel DRI forward, setting the standard for excellence in our industry. Congratulations to these outstanding individuals – your hard work and commitment are truly the heartbeat of DRI."

Kayla Fleeter - Researcher of the Year

Kayla Fleeter has been honored with the Researcher of the Year award for her unwavering commitment and exceptional work. She approaches each day with a positive attitude, tackling challenges with grace and skill. Kayla's research work is the backbone of our team, consistently delivering high-quality results on projects with varying degrees of urgency. Her dedication, hard work, and coachable nature make her a true asset to DRI. Congratulations, Kayla!

Jess Marino - Rookie of the Year

In her short tenure at DRI, Jess Marino has demonstrated remarkable dedication, earning her the title of Rookie of the Year. Jess has quickly become an exemplary team player, showcasing initiative, enthusiasm, and a commitment to our core values. Her contribution to our team's success has been nothing short of commendable. Congratulations, Jess!

Ben Shamis - Recruiter of the Year

Ben Shamis has been named Recruiter of the Year in recognition of his outstanding achievements. Ben consistently surpasses goals and sets a high standard for hard work, organization, and client delivery. His exemplary performance not only benefits his team but serves as an inspiration to the entire DRI community. Congratulations, Ben!

Celeste Gable - Operations Person of the Year

Celeste Gable has been named Operations Person of the Year for her exceptional contributions to the operations team. In her short time at DRI, Celeste has played a pivotal role in the success of our social media platforms, showcasing her go-getter attitude and creative prowess. From running the rewards program to crafting detailed campaigns, Celeste is a driving force behind DRI's marketing team. Congratulations, Celeste!

These distinguished individuals have exemplified excellence and dedication, embodying the spirit of DRI's core values. Their contributions have significantly impacted our success and strengthened our commitment to delivering exceptional service to our clients.

DRI congratulates Kayla Fleeter, Jess Marino, Ben Shamis, and Celeste Gable on their well-deserved recognition and thanks them for their outstanding contributions.