After starting his career in the technology staffing industry, Robert found the Hire, Train, Deploy (HTD) sector in 2016 and immediately saw a gap in the market.
Over the past 6 years, he worked for industry pioneers Revature & mthree in both sales and leadership roles.
While the HTD industry was making a big splash in the market, Robert saw an opportunity to solve talent problems like diversity and retention,
Robert felt there were ways to improve this model and brought his insight to the industry with a unique minority-owned and operated firm.
HTD Talent is the first Black-Owned business in this space and they are uniquely positioned to recruit, train, and place underrepresented groups in tech.
Immediately upon graduating college, Christopher caught the entrepreneurial bug and successfully ran a personal training business from scratch with the help of a valuable mentor.
The next step in his career led him to a sales position at one of the first Hire, Train, Deploy companies in the industry.
During his time there he landed Fortune 500 Clients and honed his sales skills while building the ever HTD programs in this new Emerging Talent space. His accounts grew from 20 hires in a year to eventually over 1000.
Using those skills, he partnered with Robert Rolle to found HTD Talent to help underrepresented groups in technology connect with leading-edge companies and jumpstart their career in tech.
Stephen graduated from the ROTC program at California Baptist University and was immediately commissioned as a Civil Engineer in the U.S Army—eventually joining the Army Corps of Engineers.
After his military service, he was introduced to the IT staffing industry as an Account Executive placing transitioning veterans into their post-military careers.
Over the years, Stephen became a serial entrepreneur and brings 6 years of experience taking early-stage companies and scaling them to middle market.
He is passionate about increasing opportunities for minorities in technology and leads the operations for HTD Talent.