Learn About Us

Management Recruiters of Colorado Springs, founded in 1982, is part of the Global MRI Network. We take a balanced approach to the search process doing everything within our power to balance the search and placement process equally between our clients and the professionals we work with. We foster open communication, practicality and forthrightness in our search process.

We take a flexible approach to working with our client companies, providing flexible terms to meet various company requirements. The core of our business is building partnerships. Partnerships with our client companies to assess organizational needs in order to achieve maximum recruiting results. Partnerships with our candidates to identify and match their long term goals with the right career opportunity.

We are consistently ranked as a top performing office within the MRI network. We look forward to providing best in class service to the professionals and clients we work with for many years to come.

Meet The Team

Mark Merriman, GM

Fast Facts - 30 Plus Year of Experience, Owner & GM, Markets included Energy, Natural Resources, Manufacturing & Emerging Technologies

Jack Murphy, Project Manager

Fast Facts - Our Front Office Voice, Experienced Project Manager, Liaison & Researcher

Ron Awalt, Sr. Recruiter

Fast Facts - 20 Plus Years of Experience, diverse background including Packaging, Automation & Construction
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Our Core Values

Management Recruiters of Colorado Springs places the highest value on our partnerships with professionals and clients. Over the years we have worked with both professionals and clients on a repeat basis. The relationships built on providing great service with the utmost professionalism are invaluable.  We believe that by working with integrity and creativity we can bring value to the people who choose to work with us and whom we choose to work with.

“I have collaborated with Mark on senior-level opportunities. Mark is very thorough and professional in his approach to screening, selecting and presenting candidates. His personal efforts result in presenting the “best of the best” to his clients. He is an experienced professional that works tirelessly to ensure a favorable outcome for all Parties.”

Terrance Kurtz , General Manager, NAES Corporation

“Mark provided solid recruiting results for Dayton Power & Light, and stood out among the crowd for his integrity and responsiveness. He has broad and deep knowledge of the energy industry, and has created a vast network of talent to draw upon. As a ‘second generation’ recruiter, Mark demonstrated an exceptional ability to identify candidates for all of our business units and for multiple staff areas — he was the most versatile recruiter I relied upon for an extended period of time. Mark provided me with a candid and valuable market perspective, and maintained a collaborative approach. I highly recommend Mark to any progressive organization in need of top talent.”

Richard Toronto, Senior OD Consultant at AEP, AEP

“Mark is one of the best search consultants I have ever worked with. Over the past 15 plus years he has worked with me as a true business partner. Whether is is bringing candidates into the process or providing advice on matters with clients his performance is exceptional. He is able to deliver the good news and the bad news with professionalism.  I recommend him without reservation.”

“Mark has excelled in his Business and workings within the Community…”