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About McCann Partners

Enthusiasm. Passion. Talent.

At McCann Partners, we take a holistic approach to your business and its IT recruitment needs. Our focus on customized solutions, rather than off-the-shelf services, allows us to form a truly collaborative partnership that solves your challenges and helps your organization achieve more.

Combined IT and recruitment experience.

Our team has nearly 50 years of combined technology and recruiting experience, which we use to get to know your business, your IT challenges and your IT recruitment needs. We leverage our assimilation process—a deep integration into the business—to truly understand every nuance, every challenge and every goal of your business. With the knowledge gained and our experience and skills at work, McCann Partners is equipped to deliver results for your business.

Our team.

McCann Partners is comprised of a dedicated group of experienced professionals with the IT skills and recruitment acumen to deliver both flexible solutions and business results. Whether you need IT talent for a specific project or full-service recruitment process outsourcing, our team has the experience, IT knowledge and extensive resources you need. When you work with McCann Partners, you’ll gain an important ally dedicated to helping you reach your technology and business goals.

Megan McCann, President and FounderContact Me on LinkedIn

Megan is an established IT recruitment and technology services leader known for building and leading highly successful IT services firms and for the work she does to advance diversity and cultivate talent across the technology industry.

In the course of a nearly two-decade career, Megan co-founded and helped build Geneva Technical Services (GTS) and was a strategic force in growing SelecTech — both premier IT recruitment firms. Megan’s responsibilities at each organization spanned every aspect of business development, management, client service, P&L oversight and solution design and execution. It was extensive and invaluable business management and recruiting experience, which prepared Megan well for launching and leading Chicago-based McCann Partners.

Passionate about attracting, retaining and advancing women in technology, Megan is a proud co-founder of ARA—a national organization which seeks to promote women in technology through mentorship, networking and open discussion. Megan is a founding partner of the Chicago Executive Women’s Networking Group and was recently named to the 2015 Techweek100, a list that identifies leaders who have made a significant impact on the technology and innovation ecosystem in which they operate. She was also recognized as part of BlueSky Innovation's Vault, Blue Network, featuring 100 of Chicago's most compelling innovators and entrepreneurs. Her work promoting diversity and efforts to bring and keep more women in IT has made her a sought-after industry speaker and thought leader. Her most recent presentations include:

  • 2015: Presenter at WiStem, Personal Mission Workshop
  • 2015: Co-Host & Presenter for the Make-A-Wish Illinois Women’s Network, Women, Wine & Wishes Event
  • 2014: Presenter to the Women of Orbitz Worldwide, Mentorship Workshop

Megan has a deep commitment to giving back to the local community, especially to organizations supporting young people and big dreamers. She has been actively involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois and i.c.stars, an organization dedicated to grooming future business and technology leaders where she serves as Board Member and Vice Chair of the Events Committee, as well as Strategic Advisor to their staffing services business line. Megan also has served on the Wittenberg University Alumni Association Board.

Bill Engel, Director of Client and Candidate Engagement    Contact Me on LinkedIn

Bill is a seasoned professional services executive with a proven track record of building and managing successful recruiting operations for temporary staffing and corporate organizations. Under Bill’s skilled leadership, organizations have consistently met annual staff hiring objectives, plus corporate revenue and profit goals.  Bill’s background also includes sales and business development, client relationship management and employee administration functions.  Bill is a passionate professional who delivers results by combining best practices with extensive sales and recruiting expertise.

Brandy Todd, VP of Business DevelopmentContact Me on LinkedIn

With 15 years of IT recruiting and business development experience, Brandy has an acute understanding of the challenges and obstacles facing businesses today. She is ready to step in and help you identify your IT hiring needs – project-specific, direct hiring, contract, contract-to-hire, recruitment process outsourcing, custom solutions…Brandy will design unique recruitment solutions and strategies to help you reach your hiring goals and initiatives throughout the year.

Mark Yario, Senior Vice President     Contact Me on LinkedIn

Few people have their pulse on the technology industry like Mark Yario. With more than 25 years of experience working with technical consulting firms across the Midwest, Mark understands how the right IT talent is critical to short- and long-term success. Back in 2000, he helped launch Geneva Technical Services (GTS) with McCann Partners Founder Megan McCann and since the sale of that organization, he has generated results for a range of leading organizations in Chicago. Mark's expertise and experience are unparalleled, and he puts them to work generating results for McCann Partners clients.

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