Ken White

Ken’s experience is somewhat unique in that he has worked as a human resources professional, a people manager and a recruiter. His in-depth experience in and understanding of how these three functions work together to recruit and retain top talent gives him a wealth of practical application information to share that will be invaluable to the transitioning professional or mentored executive. Ken has always been driven by the job searchers' needs.  His goal is to find out what they want and come as close to the center of their target as possible. If they are pleased, the company will be well pleased.

Starting his career in Human Resources, Ken was given environmental, safety, health and training responsibilities when OSHA and EPA regulations became a reality. As a Safety and Environmental professional, plants under his care have received safety awards on the national level. He has authored safety and training materials which were adopted for use by the federal government and distributed industry wide within the mining and mineral aggregate industries.

For the past twenty years, Ken has worked as a technical recruiter with Management Recruiters International. He is a “C-SAM” (Certified Senior Account Manager), a certification held by less than 10% of MRI’s 5,000 + recruiters world-wide.

Ken’s client base includes Fortune 2000 firms involved in the manufacturing of, and equipment used in making chemicals and pharmaceuticals. He has worked assignments nationally and internationally, presenting candidates from as many as five different continents for consideration on a given opportunity. He has also helped companies evaluate and improve their hiring process and to reference and evaluate key executives sourced by others.

Born in Virginia and raised in Statesville, NC, he attended Mitchell College, UNC Chapel-Hill and the University of Texas in Arlington. He has degrees in Liberal Arts and Psychology. He met his wife, Dale, while at UNC. She is the IT customer services manager for Melton Technologies. They have one son, Chris who is an Actuary with GEICO. He lives with his wife Ramona in Honolulu. Ramona, an MD, is currently completing her medical internship in child psychology at Trippler Army Hospital at Pearl Harbor.

Ken is a multi-media artist. He enjoys sports cars, wine making and collecting. You may encounter him at a local wine tasting, promoting Shelton Vineyards a local Yadkin Valley winery. Grape production, he will tell you, is a viable alternative for tobacco farmers. He believes that supporting and encouraging the local wine industry will help ensure a brighter economic future for the Piedmont.





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