Noel Wolf is a respected and renowned leader in information technology recruiting in the Chicago metropolitan area. He has more than 25 years of IT experience in recruiting, sales, and operational management. He used these experiences to launch a podcast, “Get Better @ Recruiting,” to help the next generation of recruiters. In his career, Noel has successfully led and developed recruiting teams in multiple consulting organizations, resulting in millions of revenue growth and positioning those organizations for subsequent acquisition.
Noel is the Founder and Managing Partner of a certified veteran-owned IT staffing firm, Collinwood. He oversees day-to-day operations and leads and trains the recruiting staff. Collinwood has received many awards, including inclusion on the Inc 5000, a Built-In “Best Places to Work,” and a Great Recruiters “Top Rated IT Staffing Firm.”
Noel serves as the Midwest Chapter President of TechServe Alliance, a national IT staffing association dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT staffing and solutions industry.
Noel is a Marine Corps veteran (serving from 1988-1996) and was on active duty during Operation Desert Shield (1991). To continue to support the Veteran community, Noel serves as the co-state manager for the National Veteran Business Development Council’s (NVBDC) 50 State Manager Scholarship Program. NVBDC established the scholarship program to invest in our future leaders and show appreciation to those enrolled in an ROTC program by providing college scholarships that provide funds to individuals of veteran families who are enrolled in an ROTC program while attending a high school or higher education institution. His other veteran advocacy is as the Chicago Chair for Tee It Up for the Troops, an annual charity golf outing that donates all proceeds to multiple veteran charities.
Noel attended Cleveland State University with a double degree focus in English and Political Science. He currently lives in the southwestern suburbs of Chicago and spends his non-work hours coaching a highly competitive high school travel baseball team.