DRI Names Joel Jelinek as Partner

September 19, 2023

Solon, Ohio – Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, is pleased to announce the promotion of Joel Jelinek to Partner. Joel's exceptional dedication and expertise have significantly contributed to DRI's growth and success.

Joel Jelinek joined Direct Recruiters, Inc. in 2013 as Packaging, Processing and Material Handling recruiter identifying top-tier talent and building strong relationships with clients and candidates alike. Over the years, he has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence, a deep understanding of our clients' needs, and an unwavering dedication for connecting exceptional professionals with outstanding career opportunities. In addition to recruiting talent, Joel has built a significant client base that has enabled him to have a name for himself in the Packaging world. His expertise has been pivotal in placing top executives in key roles across the industrial sector, ensuring the continued success of our clients.

According to Cherie Shepard, Managing Partner, "Over the past 10 years Joel has grown into a talented recruiter with a strong understanding not only in the practice of recruiting but also as a 'Market Master' in the industrial space. His daily presence at Direct Recruiters offers a layer of knowledge and expertise to to the Packaging and Material Handling team and to others in the office, exemplifying the core values of DRI."