Consultative approach; thorough research; logical process; intelligent delivery These are the respected capabilities and sought-after qualities that companies and candidates nationwide both receive and appreciate from Michael Decker. As an Information Technology Account Executive/Recruiter for Criterion Executive Search, Michael demonstrates a thoughtful and insightful methodology to executive recruitment. He is an expert in the highly dynamic and competitive technology recruiting space, and he delivers reliable, straightforward service to clients and candidates alike. From information security and software development to IT business analysts and financial networks, the technology market demands precision and skill from its talent. Michael understands this requirement and consistently delivers. He adeptly identifies professionals who create lasting business impact for their companies and for the industry and he creates powerful talent matches that drive business results. Joining Criterion Executive Search in 2015, Michael quickly established himself as an accomplished, knowledgeable executive IT recruiter, and he has cultivated a notable network of corporate and professional relationships. With a sharp bird's eye view of the technology market, he enjoys working with an array of clients and candidates. He understands that quality IT recruitment must go beyond specialized skill sets to expertly match proficiencies with company needs and corporate culture with professional personalities. Respected in the market for his unfailing integrity and persistence to excellence, Michael is experiencing growth among his clients in a variety of industries, including professional services, manufacturing, retail, and the financial sector. He consultatively works with clients to define their ideal candidates, identify those technology professionals, and provide helpful guidance throughout the interview and negotiations process. Born in upstate New York, Michael has lived and traveled throughout the world, and he brings that global perspective to recruiting. In addition to expertly filling immediate needs, he understands long-term requirements and delivers upon those objectives to fuel career and company growth today, tomorrow, and for years to come. Based in the firm's Tampa office, Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Houston and enjoys spending quality downtime with his wife and children.