Robert O’Halloran founded BDS Yarmouth & Choate in 2002 and has led the company’s growth and development since its inception. He actively oversees all client company and candidate interactions as well as company operations and strategic decisions.

Before starting BDS Yarmouth & Choate, Robert spent several years as an award winning Unit Manager (Banking) for MSI International, Inc. He is a nationally recognized expert on the subject of recruiting and has contributed material to many publications and news agencies. In addition, he has been retained by corporations of all sizes to perform human resource and capital management consulting. He attended the University of Maine and is currently working on obtaining the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification.

More background on our founder

Hobbies: “Spending time with my wife and two children as well as the family’s four legged friend (yes, a Bird Dog). I also enjoy biking, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, and classic cars. I can often be found fly fishing in the mountains of Georgia or North Carolina.”

Favorite saying:  “Successful people do all the things that unsuccessful people do not want to do.”

Occupation if you weren’t an Executive Recruiting Consultant:  “A very difficult question. I would be torn between Hydrology and landscape architecture.”

Retirement plans:  “The Baja Peninsula, Mexico.”

Dream vacation:  “Anywhere in South America.”