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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 McCann 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.

Megan is the CEO of leading IT recruitment firm McCann Partners, which she founded in 2011. Megan and her team continue to expand their reach and influence, working with a growing portfolio of diverse and innovative organizations—from Chicago-based startups to companies with a global footprint. Prior to McCann Partners, 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 impact on the tech community far exceeds her day-to-day work as CEO of her own firm. Passionate about attracting, retaining and advancing women in technology, Megan is a proud co-founder of ARA, a national organization that seeks to promote women in technology and leadership through mentorship, networking, and open discussion. In 2015, she and her ARA co-founders were named to the Techweek100 and Chicago Tribune BlueSky Innovation Vault, a list of Chicago’s most compelling innovators and entrepreneurs. Most recently, they were awarded the 2017 ATHENA Chicagoland Organizational Leadership Award for their dedication to actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership.

Megan is also a founding partner of the Chicago Executive Women’s Networking Group, and was recognized as one of ChicagoInno’s 50 on Fire 2017 finalists and as a finalist in the talent management category of the Midwest Women in Tech Awards. Most recently, Megan was named to the 2018 Enterprising Women of the Year, a prestigious list of female entrepreneurs from Enterprising Women magazine, and as one of Chicago Business Journal’s Women of Influence for 2018.

Megan’s efforts both to support women in technology and promote diversity have made her a sought-after industry speaker and thought leader. Her most recent and upcoming engagements include:

  • Mentor, Chicago Innovation Awards Women’s Mentoring Co-Op – Ongoing
  • Presenter, Women in Tech Breakfast Forum at General Assembly – February 2017
  • Speaker and Panel Moderator, Fear Paradox Summit – July 2017
  • PowerWomen Panel, PowerReviews – September 2017
  • Panelist, FUND Conference – October 2017

Megan also has a deep commitment to philanthropy, especially to organizations supporting young people and big dreamers. She is actively involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois; 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; and is a board member at STEM nonprofit Lumity. In addition, Megan 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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