Bernie Nutter

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Bernie Nutter is the President and founder of Hire Horizons. Bernie has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University and has worked for over 25 years in the industrial and manufacturing sectors in various positions such as Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Executive Management. Bernie has worked for both small pre-IPO startups as well as Fortune 100 global corporations. His industry experience includes nuclear materials processing, engineering & construction, industrial water treatment, specialty chemicals, pulp & paper, industrial cleaning, plastics & engineered resins, and executive search services. Bernie is a Certified Personnel Consultant.

Core Expertise: Water Treatment, Pulp & Paper, Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage

Contact Bernie Nutter directly at 614.866.4919 or

Julie Mysinger

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Julie Mysinger is an Executive Recruiter and is a native of Metro Detroit Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Writing and Rhetoric from Oakland University. Julie has a strong background in technical writing, business development, and technical sales within the Automotive, Manufacturing, Industrial, and Aerospace markets. Her career has been focused on providing capital equipment, production software, and product validation testing services to OEMs, Tier 1, and Tier 2 suppliers within these sectors. Julie’s exceptional listening skills and tenacious work ethic make her an excellent professional match-maker for candidates and employers. Julie is a Certified Personnel Consultant.

Core Expertise: Oil & Gas, Specialty Chemical, Manufacturing, Heavy Industrial, Water Treatment, Petrochemical

Contact Julie Mysinger directly at 248.242.4122 or

Alex Heffernan

Alex Heffernan is a Technical Recruiter and is anchored in Northeast Ohio. He earned his B.S. in Engineering Management from Miami University and a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from Vanderbilt University. Alex’ career has included hands-on experience in Engineering, Technical Sales and Marketing, Quality, and Safety within Industrial and Manufacturing sectors. Having “walked in these shoes,” Alex now has a first-hand understanding of the unique demands and detailed job requirements of nearly every position he fills. Alex is a Certified Personnel Consultant.

Core Expertise: Manufacturing, Automation & Process Control, Environmental Services, Engineering & Construction, Food & Beverage, Packaging Technologies

Contact Alex Heffernan directly at 234.284.8082 or

Chris Hertrick

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Chris Hertrick is one of our skilled Technical Recruiters located near Cleveland, OH. Chris earned a B.A. in History from Muskingum University, where he was a standout college athlete in baseball. In addition to having a strong background in information research, his industry experience in Automotive, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Contract Staffing make Chris well-qualified to find the best candidates and place them in the most appropriate roles for our clients. Chris is a Certified Personnel Consultant.

Core Expertise: Food & Beverage Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Civil Infrastructure, Environmental Services, Water Treatment, Specialty Chemicals

Contact Chris Hertrick directly at 440.695.8327 or

Luke Radabaugh

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Luke Radabaugh is a Technical Recruiter and native of Central Ohio. He has a passion for building strong customer and client relationships stemming from a well-rounded career in Sales and Marketing, Personnel Management, Training, and Golf Course Operations. Driven by personal values of integrity, accountability, enthusiasm, and hard work, Luke is an excellent listener and delivers superior customer service and outstanding matchmaking skills between candidates and client employers in our specialized market segments. Luke is a Certified Personnel Consultant.

Core Expertise: Pulp & Paper, Water & Wastewater Infrastructure, Automation & Process Control, Manufacturing Technology, Food & Beverage, Engineering & Construction

Contact Luke Radabaugh directly at 740.892.4148 or

Patti Wigington

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Patti Wigington is our Business Operations Manager, and is located in Southeastern Ohio. She earned a B.A. in History and graduate certificate in Management & Leadership from Ohio University, and has a background in medical office administration and retail management. In addition to coordinating administrative functions and monitoring operational data, Patti manages our research team and serves as our social media specialist. She combines a love of technology with her ability to find information, and utilizes her research skills to identify top-tier candidates for our client employers.

Contact Patti Wigington directly at 614.626.3836 or

Nancy Holman

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Nancy Holman holds a B.A. in History from Otterbein University and anchors our Research team in Central Ohio as a Research Specialist. She has a well-rounded background in information research and data analytics from her early career in Human Resources and Commercial Real Estate. Nancy has advanced Boolean search training and is a creative innovative thinker, which enables her to identify exceptional candidates that others are unable to find to meet our clients’ unique hiring needs.

Contact Nancy Holman directly at 614.668.7773 or

Kimberly Zirkle

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Kimberly Zirkle is a Research Specialist located in Northeast Ohio and holds a B.B.A. in Business Administration from Tiffin University. Her early career as an Underwriter in the Mortgage industry focused on loan originations, title preparation, survey affidavits, and other detailed document investigations has prepared her well for candidate sourcing. Kimberly’s advanced skills in database management and Boolean search techniques enable her to quickly identify unique candidate skills and qualifications that match specific client job requirements.

Contact Kimberly Zirkle directly at 234.788.9566 or

Each member of our team is an active participant in the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS), Ohio Recruiters Association (ORA), Top Echelon Network, and NPA Worldwide Recruitment Network.