Cori graduated from SIU of Carbondale with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. Upon graduation she began her career as IT Analyst for a privately owned insurance firm in St. Louis. With a few years of experience in technology she then moved on and began her career as an IT Recruiter. Cori has been in the consulting and IT staff augmentation business for thirteen years and with Preferred Resources for nearly ten years. Cori was promoted from a Sr. IT Recruiter to leading the recruiting team at Preferred Resources as the Director of Recruiting. With a passion for helping clients achieve technology goals and candidates find their professional happiness she has implemented fulfillment strategies and process for recruiting best practices. Cori is affiliated with a variety of professional organizations in the St. Louis community; IIBA Member of St. Louis Chapter, PMI User Group, volunteer speaker for Dress for Success and she has participated in a variety of recruiting blogs.