Project Manager - HIT Division

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Stephen Benson has joined Direct Recruiters, Inc. as Project Manager for the Healthcare IT Team. He works alongside Managing Partner and HIT Leader, Mike Silverstein, and a team of eight HIT Recruiters and Researchers. His focus is on Sales, Sales Leadership, Product Management, Marketing, and Operations.

Prior to working at Direct Recruiters, Stephen was a Professional Recruiter at two local Cleveland, Ohio recruiting firms. He has a proven track record of identifying the most highly qualified candidates and placing them in the Healthcare IT and General IT markets in Cleveland and nationwide.

Stephen earned his Bachelor’s degree in Education, with minors in History and Political Science from Bowling Green State University and considers himself a lifelong learner.

Stephen is an avid Cleveland sports fan, enjoys reading, playing Lacrosse and golf, and spending time with his wife and German Shepard, Obi.

Stephen Benson Testimonials

Claude Hooton, President & Chief Operating Officer – NucleusHealth

“I’ve recently used Direct Recruiters for three very important strategic searches and they have delivered great candidates every time. In the specialized niches of healthcare IT, it is very challenging to find executives who have the combination of domain expertise…

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R.W., Candidate

“I am now three weeks into my dream job and it is everything I hoped it would be. I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for Steve’s help. Throughout the process of landing my new position, Steve was an invaluable…

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Hayley Hodge, Candidate

“Steve did a fantastic job working with me on placement. His follow-up and communication skills ensured I found a role that was suited to my professional needs and his astute assessment of personalities further sealed my role in my current…

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Kelli Crook, Candidate

“Working with Steve has been an exceptional experience. He is very professional and has been a wonderful resource throughout the entire hiring process. He builds comradery and lasting relationships with his clients. He continues to keep in touch and has…

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Senior Recruiter at a Healthcare IT Consulting Firm

“Working with Mike and Steve at Direct Recruiters exceeded my expectations. We have successfully worked with Direct Recruiters in the past and our CEO had a prior relationship with them. They have known us for a long time and really…

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Jim Ford, Candidate

“I have worked with placement firms on a few occasions, and working with Stephen was easily the best experience I’ve had. He’s fun to work with, listens to your goals, and most importantly; executes on a plan to achieve them.…

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Morley Johnson – Candidate

“Stephen is an incredible teammate in the search process – he is fully engaged, proactive, and most importantly wants the best possible fit for all constituents. In today’s fast paced hiring environment Stephen instills a personal, high-touch approach which allows…

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