Mike Sylvester, VP of Operations
I have 25 years experience in the Engineering Placement business. I am a Past President of the National Technical Services Association and a Former Honor and Awards Chair –American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Please include the main reason you got into this industry, and what keeps you in it:
Pure Accident….Three days after I graduated from college I went to a recruiting firm to be placed and they hired me. That was 25 years ago. What keeps me in it is the absolute fascination and respect that I have for manufacturing and construction. I also find the challenges posed by working in an industry where you are connecting people together are countless and immensely interesting. I wouldn’t trade my profession for any other.
Reasons as to why you like working for AllTek:
AllTek affords me all of the freedom to create any deal that makes sense for a client. With that kind of latitude, we can stay focused on the needs of our clients and our candidates and we are never hampered by stringent policy or rigid practices that are self-serving. When we do right by the client, we succeed. Its that simple!
Stuff I do when I'm not working here:
I stay very physically active every day. I love to support animal causes and I consider myself a most avid Pittsburgh sports fan.