A qualified and highly experienced Recruitment professional, Richard founded Hooray in 2017 after moving back to Gloucestershire where he went to school and where his family reside. Having worked with some large corporate firms, Richard has managed large teams and is passionate about building and delivering an agency built on sound ethical principles and good business practices. Did you know that Richard used to be a DJ and regularly played the club circuit during the nineties and has graced the decks several times at the world famous Ministry of Sound?!
With 15 years of Business Development and Account Management experience, Ian has worked in the Property and Recruitment sectors extensively and brings a wealth of knowledge to Hooray. Ian manages the day to day operations at Hooray, looking after everything from Finance to Marketing to making sure the team are kept in tea and coffee in the office! Ian lived in Australia for 6 years and set up his own organic food business, creating a healthy muesli brand and distributing it to over 50 health food stores and cafes in Sydney.
Having been in recruitment since 2017, Dan has spent the last four years specialising in recruitment for the Healthcare sector. Covering temporary and permanent vacancies from entry through to Director level, Dan is equally successful finding niche social care specialists as he is at finding business support candidates for the increasingly busy and challenging Healthcare sector. Prior to his recruitment days, Dan had a successful career in Hospitality managing a busy Gastro Pub with a team of twenty five at the age of 22. Dan believes he has a special connection to the Queen, can you guess what it is? They share the same birthday!
Stephen has a wealth of recruitment experience gained from a career in both agency and RPO environments. Having worked for large consultancy and financial services businesses in London and Birmingham for the previous 10 years, Stephen returned to his recruitment roots and joined Hooray in 2020 and now leads the Professional Services specialist division. Originally from London, Stephen and his family moved to the Cotswolds 6 years ago and like everyone else, they wished they’d made the leap sooner. In a former life Stephen lived and worked in Australia undertaking work on cotton farms in Queensland amongst other temporary roles to fund further travel.
Tom is a skilful, talent resourcer who joined Hooray in 2020 following fifteen years within the hospitality and events industries. He is experienced in working closely with individuals and supporting them in finding a role to best suit their requirements and skill-set. Having worked at several, large organisations previously, Tom enjoys the opportunities working at Hooray gives him to provide the tailored approach he is passionate about delivering. Currently undertaking a Level 2 Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing to enhance his existing skill set, Tom is continually looking to develop his career, and enjoys supporting the busy team particularly on the roles which require an individually tailored search. Did you know that Tom has walked the Cotswold Way non-stop from Bath to Cheltenham?! His young family are often cheering him on at various sporting events; half and full marathons and cycling sportives.