Recruiting within the technology sector since 2004, Doug has a proven track record in placing application development professionals across The UK, Europe, Dubai and North America. Whether it is a Web Developer or a Program Director, Doug works on all opportunities with professionalism and confidentiality for a wide variety of clients ranging from SMEs to large multi-national FTSE businesses.
“I appreciate the integral role technology professionals have within organizations and the majority of my work comes from referrals and repeat business.” Doug has successfully built up a number of key relationships filling roles with companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, Hitachi, HP, Honda, Pearson Education, LexisNexis, Yell, Friends Life, Gala and Sony.
Originally from Reading, England, today Doug resides in Miami with his wife and son.
About Tim Moon
Tim Moon exemplifies hard work, integrity, and a creative service in every detail of his client’s recruitment needs. Tim has lived in South Florida his entire life and he uses the knowledge and experience gained of the area to constantly and consistently provide unmatched experiences.
Tim was a collegiate athlete who studied history and education at Florida International University. Shortly thereafter, he used the energy, commitment, and dedication learned along the way and focused it towards the recruitment industry. Tim began his career as a realtor associate with Keller Williams Real Estate and since has went on to be one of the top selling teams in the area. Now geared towards recruitment, he and his team pride themselves on seeing every single transaction all the way through from the first phone call to the closing table and everything in between.
Tim is passionate about the needs and goals of his clients where he specializes in bringing peace of mind to both businesses and candidates alike. He has made a high level of commitment to his recruitment education, having been mentored by many of the most successful professionals and coaches in the industry.
About Kristen Thingvold
Kristen is a determined young professional that has started her career working primarily in the banking and finance industry. She began her experience by working with bank department managers in Human Resources and Marketing at a small community bank before making the transition to a recruitment administrator at the U.S. Bank headquarter office in Minneapolis, MN. Kristen’s educational background entails a degree in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship, as well as a minor in Management Information Systems.
Kristen recently moved to Miami, FL and joins the Benjamin Douglas Consultant team as a Senior Consultant.
About Gabriel Jaramillo
Gabriel has a business driven and outgoing personality that propels him to grow in the professional world. With a background in sales and marketing, he jump started his career interning at a Credico direct sales & marketing firm. In addition, he set marketing and advertising solutions for local businesses at Miami’s Community Newspapers. He is currently completing his studies at Florida International University to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing. In his spare time, he enjoys keeping up with his favorite football team – Manchester United and plays for a men’s competitive league in Miami.
Mr. Jaramillo joins the Benjamin Douglas Consultant team as a Junior Recruitment Consultant.
About Benjamin Tosado
Ben is passionate about enabling business with technology. Throughout his career he has worked with hundreds of organizations including government agencies and Fortune 500s to solve business problems with technology.
Throughout his 10 year tenure at Conquest as a Founder, Principal and Head of Sales and Technical teams, he has built a practice focused on Microsoft communications solutions. At Conquest, an independent company he has led his team to architect, design, deploy and support solutions for some of Microsoft’s most valued customers.
Prior to founding ConQuest Technology Services he served as the Systems Engineer with Dade County Public Schools and LAN Associates. His engineering experience and expertise spans a wide range of vendors and technologies with particular specialization around Microsoft solutions.
Ben is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and a Microsoft Virtual Technical Solutions Professional.
Ben studied management information systems at the University of Florida. He is an active member of the International Association for Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP), a recognized author and writes for several technology publications including Redmond Magazine.
Ben resides in the Miami area with his wife and daughter.
About Jon Sastre
Jon is the CEO and President of ConQuest Technology Services located in Coral Gables, Florida. He has served as a business leader with 20 years’ experience in the Information Technology field, primarily focusing on the delivery of Professional Technology Services and Technical Training. Jon launched his career in the early 90’s while supporting IT infrastructures for the banking and travel industries. Throughout his career in the corporate world Jon has successfully mastered various roles, working as a Network Engineer, Software Implementer, evolving into teaching as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and providing Consulting and Virtual CIO services.
Jon’s broad and varied forms of education have furthered his ability to give back to his community. His technical certifications and experience combined with his Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees in Management and Information Systems from Florida International University combined with his entrepreneurial spirit converge to provide a unique ability to bridge the gap between technical knowledge and business operational maturity understanding.
Jon gives his time and serves the technology community in a number of industry leadership roles, as President US and Secretary of the Global Board of Directors, for the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners.
Originally from South Florida, Jon spent a number of years residing in Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois and currently resides in Coral Gables with his wife and two daughters.
About Stephen Nimer
After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from Florida State University, Stephen began his career in the public service sectors. His time at the Miami Beach Police Department was spent in the Tech Services Department, overseeing audit reviews and regulatory compliance of the station. While at Assurant, Stephen did information technology security review and audits. Stephen then switched gears to work as a teacher for Miami Dade Public Schools; giving back to the community and understanding peoples needs is his strength.
Stephen is a personable and diligent young professional, and along with his diverse experience, brings great work ethic to the Benjamin Douglas team.
Ellen is an enthusiastic, young professional who is passionate about the clients and candidates she works with. With a background in sales and marketing, she began her recruiting career in the technology industry in 2014. Since she has gained experience in a variety of industries including Information Technology, Human Resources, Marketing and Sales.
Ellen graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in creative advertising and psychology.
Recently moving to Miami from Kentucky, Ellen joins the Benjamin Douglas Consultant team as a Junior Recruitment Consultant.
Ehsan brings over 15 years of sales and business development expertise combined with an intuitive skill for assessing individual talent and organizational needs when he begins a search for a client. He has conducted a multitude of searches for IT Project Manager, Digital Project Manager, PMO Manager, Business Analyst, Technical Analyst, IT Sales Representatives, Business Development, and other top-level positions. Ehsan has a successful track record of identifying and qualifying companies and candidates to ensure the correct fit, in talent, company culture and longevity.
What makes Ehsan unique as a recruiter is his keen ability to identify exceptional candidates. His perseverance and ability to understand each individual client’s needs benefit companies in some extremely difficult searches. His talent lies in separating excellence from mediocrity and delivering only the most prolific impact players to clients. Ehsan serves as a strategic partner for his clients by evaluating candidates’ intangible assets that make them truly unique to each organizations culture.