Project Manager - HIT Division

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Stephen Benson has joined Direct Recruiters, Inc. as Healthcare IT Recruiter and Project Manager. He works alongside Managing Partner and HIT Leader, Mike Silverstein, and a team of eight HIT Recruiters and Researchers. As a Healthcare IT Recruiter, Stephen Benson's 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.

Contact Stephen Benson: 440-996-0580

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Stephen Benson Testimonials

C.S. – Candidate

“Best recruiter I’ve worked with, by far! Steve consistently kept me apprised of progress/status as we moved through the process. Not once did I need to reach out to ask about next steps, etc. He also made sure I had all the info…

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S.A. – Candidate

“Stephen was a great help in understanding my strengths and my requirements for a new role. He was instrumental in helping me to evaluate the positions to be sure that they were an appropriate fit for both me and the…

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Juline Diers, VP of Client Solutions – Experity

“I worked with Steve on my most recent placement and could not have been more pleased and impressed with his work. He is not only incredibly personable, but is committed to a positive candidate experience. He made sure to touch…

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Kendra Brown, Product Management Leader

“I was lucky enough to receive a networking request from Steve that led to me accepting an amazing position at a start-up that wasn’t on my radar. He supported me through the entire process and even checked in with me…

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Lee Taylor, Healthcare Technology Sales Leader

“Steve was a tremendous resource in my job search. Very good communicator and listened well to understand my priorities. He and the DRI team are very well connected and I highly recommend to anyone in Healthcare IT.”

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Karl Chocensky, Sr. Customer Success – Experity Health

“I had the great fortune of connecting with Stephen, who helped me navigate through an exciting opportunity at a very forward thinking company in a competitive space. Stephen went out of his way to make himself available and answer questions…

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Jeff Hlozek, VP Sales – Central Logic

“Steve is a true professional and I had the opportunity to work with him on a recent search. Throughout the process, he was well informed regarding the opportunity which enabled me to prepare accordingly to secure the position. Afterward, we…

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Rebecca Forristall, Senior Client Development Director

“I have worked with Direct Recruiters many times and believe that this firm is the best in the Healthcare IT and biotech recruiting space. I recently worked with Steve and found him to be responsive, understanding and a great to work with! I…

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Josh Lee, Managing Consultant

“I can’t say enough nice things about Steve. He is the embodiment of what it means to maintain strong relationships in the human capital space. His warmth, professionalism and personality are unmatched, which provide the backbone to an amazing work…

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Megan Iturralde, Solutions Architect – Xealth

“Steve is a pleasure to work with and was always very responsive during my recruitment journey. Easy to communicate with and thoughtful with his advice. I’d be very open to working with him again.”

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