President & CEO
Mike founded Marc-Allen Associates, Inc. in 1996. He spent over 18 years in management positions with three leading retail chains. From 1993-1996, Mike served as SVP of Stores with Factory Card and Party Outlet where he supervised the operations of 200 greeting card and party supply stores.
Before that, Mike had a long history of success with Montgomery Ward, where he built a solid career for over 14 years. Positions there included Director of Human Resources, Director of Customer Service, Regional and District Manager positions and the Managing Director of a $700 million dollar territory. Mike also spent two years as Store Manager with Target earlier in his career. His experience in all aspects of retail make him uniquely qualified to connect great clients with great candidates.
Mike has served on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Retail Merchants Association and is a past member of the National Retail Federation. He was also selected as a member of NPA’s Quality Circle of Excellence, reflecting his outstanding dedication to candidate quality and client results. This select award is given out to only the top 1% of recruiters within NPA’s 400 plus worldwide member firms.