Scott Ragland is a Recruiting and Staffing professional, with over 20 years’ experience in this industry in the areas of IT, Accounting/Finance, and Healthcare. He has been an Executive Search Consultant, Branch Manager and Area Director and has led high-performing teams in achieving significantly notable results during his tenure.
Prior to his entry into the staffing industry, Scott pursued a career in accounting. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Harding University and an MBA in Finance and Business Economics from Wayne State University. His finance experience was in private industry and he helped lead a small manufacturer’s representative organization through a turn-around very early in his career. Growing from there, he held a Controllership position and, while later serving as Director of Business Development for a staffing company, he stepped up to an executive leadership position and helped lead the organization as their Chief Financial Officer.
Client, Organization, and Industry Experience
From this comprehensive background, Scott has extensive strategic management expertise, analytical skills and leadership ability. He has created training programs that led to improved performance with his sales and recruiting teams. His calm approach has enabled a management style that served to reduce turnover in the groups he has led. Scott has always sought to drive greater accountability from his teams and has developed strategies and processes that, by design, has helped illuminate training opportunities, thereby accelerating the pace of professional development of his staff.
Areas of Expertise
- Executive Leadership / Strategic Planning
- Professional Staffing & Recruitment
- Accounting/Finance Operations Management
- Team management and development
- Process innovation