33 years with Management Recruiters of Mercer Island
31 year Pacesetter
Former Member of the Rep Council and 3 years as Chairman for MRINetwork (representing the Pacific Region)
10 time Pacific Region Top Ten
3 time Pacific Region AE of the Year
3 time National Top Ten
3 time Pacific Regional Certified Senior Account Manager of the Year
1998 National Certified Senior Account Manager of the Year
2009 “Alan R. Schonberg” Person of Year
Founder of the National COY Committee
Featured Speaker at Regional, National and International Meetings
Past Board Member of the Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center (regional residential treatment center for abused children)
2016 Lifetime Achievement Award
Race Motorcycles for over 50 years
5-time National Champion
Married - Denise
4 children: Courtney, Amie, Cody, Monica
10 grandchildren: Jaden, Charlie, Darby, Tyler, Trey, Tanner, Madison, Mackenzie, Marlee, Raygan
“PHILOSOPHY” A Commitment to Partnership – A Dedication to Excellence
VANICA SALVACRUZ, CERTIFIED SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER Director of Footwear Footwear Industry
“PROFESSIONAL” Vanica comes to Management Recruiters of Mercer Island with recruiting experience in The Philippines.
She recruits and places professionals in the Footwear Wholesale Industry (Fashion, Performance Outdoor and Athletic, Casual/Lifestyle and Luxury Footwear – Branded and Private Label with a database of over 12,000 footwear related candidates;
4-time Management Recruiter Pacesetter
Vanica Salvacruz was born and raised in The Philippines. Bachelor of Arts in Diplomatic Affairs
CHERYL CHO, CERTIFIED SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER Director of Footwear Footwear Industry
Cheryl is dedicated to bring together top quality professionals in the Footwear Industry with a database of over 1,000 footwear design companies.
10-time Management Recruiter Pacesetter
2010 Pacific Regional Certified Senior Account Manager of the Year
2010 International Certified Senior Account Manager of the Year
“AFFILIATIONS” St. Jude's Children's Hospital, ASPCA, Humane Society
“PERSONAL” Former State Champion in “forms” Taekwondo; passion for horses
Children: Lisa, Jaisen, and Kaycee
“PHILOSOPHY” My philosophy is quite simple: “The team with the best players wins”.
JIM DYKEMAN Director of Nutritional Industry Nutritional Industry
“PROFESSIONAL” Started with Management Recruiters of Mercer Island in 1983
National and International Executive Recruiter specializing in the Nutritional Products category, circulating daily through a database of over 3,400 Nutritional, Manufacturing, Marketing, and Source companies.
Previously, one of seven Regional Representatives, elected by peers, to serve on the corporate policy and planning board
Previously, I was one of four owners of Simpak Corporation, a company specializing in manufacturing and marketing of consumer nutritional products. As VP of Marketing, I led the company’s sales efforts in the mass merchandising marketplace. We sold the company to Luitpold Werk, a German pharmaceutical company. I also work for 10 years with General Foods Corporation in sales management roles. I managed in multiple U.S. geographical district and regional locations. I was an officer in the United States Army and commanded a rifle company during the Cuban Missile crisis. I am a graduate of Seattle University with a B.A. in History and Philosophy. I am a member of the Board of Regents of Seattle University. Also, a past board president of the Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center, a regional residential treatment center for abused children and a major United Way beneficiary.
CHRIS COSGROVE, CERTIFIED SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER Director of Interconnect Recruitment Connector/Interconnect Industry
Chris recruits in the Interconnect/Connector Industry with a database of over 3,400 connector related companies.
4 time Management Recruiter Pacesetter 2011 Pacific Regional Certified Senior Account Manager of the Year
“PRIOR EXPERIENCE” Partner in a construction firm for 5 years “INTERESTS” Camping, rafting and traveling; an avid sports fan and have coached basketball at a local Boys and Girls Club.
“PERSONAL” My greatest pleasure is spending time with my wonderful wife, Audrey; our daughters, Olivia and Molly, and our son, Finn. B.A. in History from the University of Puget Sound
“PHILOSOPHY” “The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.”
“PROFESSIONAL” I attribute the success of our office to the training we provide to our staff. We work as a team and strive for excellence and we focus on the highest standards to serve our clients and candidates. We believe in strong work ethics here at Management Recruiters of Mercer Island.
I provide support to all of the recruiters in the office for the following industries in every discipline: Connector/Interconnect; Footwear; Hospitality; Nutrition; Apparel. Qualified candidates may email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org.