Dirk Dent, Executive Vice President
Dirk joined CDI in January 1979 as an engineering/technical recruiter and progressed through the organization in recruiting, sales, branch management, program management and a business unit leader giving him extensive knowledge in all aspects of the CDI product continuum: staffing, managed services and consulting. Dirk currently serves on CDI Corporation's Senior Leadership Team. He has demonstrated his leadership abilities in a variety of executive positions in both staffing and outsourcing areas focused on engineering, IT, professional and administrative skill sets. He has a track record of success in financial management, operations, sales & marketing, new business development and implementation for both managed staffing and functional outsourcing projects. Dirk holds a BA in Business Administration from Marshall University.
Jeremy Jordan, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Jeremy joined the CDI team in May 2000 as Senior Accountant for the company’s Canadian Operations group. He later moved into Corporate roles, first as Accounting Manager – External Reporting and then as Director of Business Planning & Financial Analysis. In May 2006 he became the Vertical Finance Lead for CDI’s IT Outsourcing group and was promoted to his current role as VP/CFO when the new CDI IT Solutions business unit was formed in January 2007. Other past experience includes Tax and Accounting positions at Jones Apparel Group, Home Medical of America and FMC Corporation. Jeremy holds a BA in Business Administration from Drexel University.
Ryan Coates, Senior Vice President of Solutions Delivery
Ryan joined CDI in August 2010 as SVP, Solutions Delivery after serving as Vice President of Management Consulting at The North Highland Company. His 25+ years of professional experience include 11 years each at KPMG/BearingPoint as Managing Director of Management & Technology Consulting and EDS as Senior Systems Engineer & Manufacturing Specialist. Ryan graduated with highest distinction from Purdue University earning a BS in Industrial Management with a Computer Science minor.
Donna Carroll, Senior Vice President of SalesDonna joined CDI in February 2011 as Senior Vice President of Sales bringing a combined 18 years of industry experience. Her most recent position prior to joining CDI was serving as Vice President of Sales, Alternative Delivery for Adecco North America where she was responsible for a team supporting business development, solution design and implementation of managed services. Her past experience also includes senior-level sales and field delivery, product development, and product management positions with both Spherion and Adecco. She has extensive knowledge of the staffing industry both at a national and local market operating level with proven success in managed services and managed staffing programs.