Partner and Practice Leader of Energy & Sustainability and HVAC/R

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Matthew Cohen serves as Partner and Energy & Sustainability and HVAC/R Practice Leader at Direct Recruiters, Inc. He has over 8 years of experience in the recruiting industry where he built out Direct Recruiters' Energy & Sustainability and HVAC/R Practices, then eventually was named Partner in 2020.

Matthew focuses his executive search efforts in the growing sectors of Energy & Sustainability that include Energy Management Software, Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Smart Building Technologies, EV Charging, Clean Transporation and HVAC/R Technologies. He is continuously expanding these practice areas through market research, candidate sourcing, recruiting and new business development. His constant thirst for knowledge and discovery helps to guide his success in the Energy & Sustainability market. Matthew's greatest attribute is his ability to connect with people on a personal level. His ultimate goal is to assist those who wish to maximize their potential and achieve their greatest aspirations.

Since 1983, Direct Recruiters, Inc. has been the relationship-focused search firm specializing in building customized employment solutions. Our team has been recognized both nationally and locally through the years as a top recruiting firm by Forbes and Hunt Scanlon, and a top place to work by Inc Magazine, NorthCoast 99, and the Plain Dealer.

Contact Matthew Cohen: 440-996-0860

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G.D. – Vice President of Sales

“Matthew has been meeting my expectations both from a time perspective (finding qualified candidates in a timely manner), as well as bringing forth qualified candidates that meet many of our key job description requirements.   We have had a good success…

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Chief Technology Officer

“Regarding the entire recruitment process, I was very satisfied and happy with my interactions with Matthew. He was familiar with the company and could describe why the company could be a good fit for me, while his disposition made it…

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Account Executive

“Working with Matthew was a pleasure. He is quick and to the point while listening and giving me enough of his time. He is very knowledgeable about sales, the industry and his clients. He far exceeded my expectations. He did…

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Senior Project Manager

“Matthew was excellent to work with during the job transition process. He has great communication skills and was very dependable when it came to responding to emails and phone calls. He had answers to all my questions regarding the new…

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Brian Gearheart

“Matthew handled my recruitment into a great role. He was very informative from beginning to end. I went into my interviews knowing a great amount of detail in each instance to ensure that I would be able to respond well.…

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