OUR TEAM

Consultants with Corporate Experience

Brenda Snyder – President

Brenda Snyder is President of HRG Search, joining our practice over 14 years ago and rising through the ranks to her current role. She spent 20 plus years in various Human Resource leadership roles in Fortune 200 corporations such as Qwest Communications, Honeywell International, and Humana Corporation. Brenda has held key leadership roles of national and international scope in Strategic Planning, Executive Staffing, Human Resource Management, and Organizational Design & Quality.

Her success has been built on a foundation of deeply connected personal and professional relationships with both clients and candidates. With a degree in Business Administration from Regis University, she also leads our OD/OE consulting practice. Volunteer duties involve serving on the Board for the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking. She is a native of Colorado and enjoys spending her free time cooking and entertaining, traveling  and playing backgammon with her husband.

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Michael J. Coman – Founder

Michael J. Coman, our Founder & CEO, has more than 35 years of diverse business experience, focused primarily in Human Resources and the Executive Search field, both as a Corporate Executive and a Consultant. Prior to founding HRG Search 27 years ago he held Human Resource Leadership roles at Eaton Corporation, The Dexter Corporation, and Alside, Inc. Mike’s passion and business mantra is to secure Transformational Leadership with long-term upward mobility, for his diverse range of clientele.

Mike and his wife have three wonderful children, one grandchild, and two Labrador retrievers. They enjoy camping, fishing, biking, and outdoor activities. The Comans are great fans of the national park system, particularly in the West. A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Coman held a number of senior-level campus activity organization roles; his senior year serving as President of the largest student activities organization on campus.

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Mark Nicholls – Senior Vice President

Mark Nicholls is Senior Vice President for Consulting and Search Services. He has enjoyed tremendous success in all aspects of his career serving in Global Senior Executive roles that ran the complete spectrum from CAO and Executive Human Resource functions; including technology, corporate real estate, and supply chain responsibilities. Mark has held key leadership roles in Fortune 500 firms, including Sony Electronics, Bank of America, and Honeywell International. He is well known for his success in building high performance teams and for achieving innovative, action-oriented results.

Mark has an MBA from University of Georgia and a BSBA in Organization Development from Bowling Green State University and he holds a Six Sigma Black Belt.  He serves on the Board of Jobs for Americas Graduates, a national non-profit assisting at-risk student in overcoming barriers to success. In 2009, Mark was a USGBC Gala Honoree in New York City for outstanding contributions to greener urban environments.

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Joelle Hecker – Search Assistant

Joelle Hecker began her career in recruiting with MCCS after graduating from the University of Maryland in 2008. Working out of Okinawa, Japan she was able to recruit internationally and locally for both exempt and nonexempt positions. In 2010 Joelle returned to the US and began working with ITT Systems in the field of government contract recruiting. During this time she worked closely with hiring managers all over the world to fill contractual obligations in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. Joelle graduated with an Executive MBA from Colorado Technical University in 2012. After graduating, Joelle accepted a Talent Acquisition Manager position with an industry leading BPO. During this time she was able to meet and exceed all hiring metrics while reducing attrition, cutting cost per hire and consistently meeting the needs of the client. Continuing on in the BPO world Joelle accepted a virtual position in 2014. Joelle thoroughly enjoys the world of recruiting and is consistently looking for ways to advance her skills in the industry.

Joelle joined HRG in 2015 as a Search Assistant. She provides assistance in locating and contacting the transformational leaders of tomorrow as well as assisting with business development and marketing efforts. She has a true passion for recruiting and enjoys seeing the overall impact the right placement can have on an organization. Joelle currently resides in Penrose, Colorado. In her spare time she enjoys baking, spending time with her husband and family and exploring the great outdoors.

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