Josh Bear, Chief Executive Officer

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Josh has been involved in headhunting since he joined Jivaro as its head of Client Research division in 1999. In addition to his day-to-day headhunting responsibilities, he also manages multiple teams of recruiters that focus on high tech placements and handles operations for one of Jivaro’s four regional offices. Josh has forged strong relationships with several top-tier venture capital firms. While his focus is on assisting them staff executive positions at their portfolio companies, he has also helped many startup companies obtain funding through his VC relationships.

Brock Schroeder, Vice President

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Brock has been with Jivaro since 2005. He leveraged his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho to quickly become one of the top recruiters within Jivaro. Through his years of recruiting, Brock has developed strong relationships with several top-tier venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley and their portfolio companies. He enjoys mentoring junior recruiters to help them understand the needs of their clients. Brock enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and volunteering for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Mike Haley, Vice President

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A native of eastern Washington, Mike enjoyed all that the Pacific Northwest had to offer and still continues to stay active today. An avid body builder and Spartan Race competitor, Mike is always looking for new ways to challenge himself. With a degree in hydraulics and pneumatics, Mike spent the first part of his professional career working in the industrial press industry. It wasn’t until meeting Jivaro CEO Josh Bear that a career change came calling. Starting as a recruiter in 2011, Mike embraced the change of direction in his professional life and hasn’t looked back since. Working as a recruiter, a team lead, a manager and now a Vice President… Mike’s passion for talent acquisition is unmatched. Mike has been both an elite level recruiter as well as a top manager during his career with Jivaro. He continues to lead growth, provide training, and mentoring of the Jivaro talented staff on a daily basis. He truly enjoys making an impact to better people’s life in a positive way.


Laura Remington, Corporate Controller

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David Croft, Board Member, Legal Council

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David R. Croft is a member of the law firm of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLCC, Wheeling, West Virginia. He concentrates his practice in the areas of estate and tax planning, and commercial transactions. Croft is a graduate of West Liberty State College, and West Virginia University College of Law. He is admitted to the United States District Court of the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and all West Virginia Circuit Courts. Croft is a member of the Ohio County and American Bar Associations, the Upper Ohio Valley Estate Planning Council, and West Virginia State Bar. Mr. Croft received the Thomas N. Chambers Award in Taxation from the West Virginia Tax Institute in 1999.