Recruiters at Heart...
Since forming in 2013, we’ve built a passionate team of ex-recruiters, and specialists with recruitment expertise, capable of exceeding expectations.
Our mission is to help Specialist Recruitment Agencies thrive by providing unrivalled customer support, flexible funding, and intuitive technology.
It’s the diverse nature of our team that enables us to truly understand your needs, what drives you, what challenges you.
We’re always in it for the long-haul. With you. Together.
To be the go-to Tech & Funding Solutions Partner for specialist recruitment agencies scaling in the UK and Internationally.
Every day we empower and enable passionate recruiters to grow multi-million-pound businesses.
We always look to the future and how we can challenge ourselves to be better. For you, this means products and services that are market-leading and always helping you to achieve more.
Put People First
We know it’s all about relationships, working together through highs and lows. For you, this means people you can talk to, who will understand your situation, and will want to help.
Let's Grow Together
We have shared goals. When you succeed and grow, we do too. For you, this means transparency, and a commitment to deliver and exceed your expectations.
where you can find us
Swanwick Marina, 12 The Boat Yard, Swanwick Shore Road, Swanwick, Southampton SO31 1ZL
1980 Post Oak Boulevard #100 Houston Texas 77056 United States of America
Meet some of the team
Get to know our specialist team members, who are dedicated to driving innovation and sucess for 3R and our clients.
Managing DirectorFind out more
Director of Client ExperienceFind out more
Client PartnerFind out more
Head of Risk & ComplianceFind out more
Operations DirectorFind out more
Head of FinanceFind out more
Head of TechnologyFind out more
Head of MarketingFind out more
Finance DirectorFind out more
USA Director of OperationsFind out more
USA Managing PartnerFind out more
Mike has worked within the recruitment industry since 1995 —As part of the executive management team, Mike helped grow Matchtech into an AIM listed company.
As a director at Matchtech Mike has overseen business development of major accounts built a successful team of over 50 staff and mentored several award-winning consultants throughout his career.
Mikes experience has helped create the blueprint for 3R’s technology, processes, and service level.
Director of Client Experience
Kim worked in recruitment for 20 years and understands the day-to-day challenges of growing SME recruitment businesses.
Kim is responsible for the client experience from initial attraction through marketing, sales, onboarding, account management and customer retention.
Daniel has worked within the staffing industry since 2012 with experience in the UK & Melbourne, Australia where he worked for and ran his own agency.
Daniel partners with our SME clients & prospects to discuss their motivations and empower their growth through creating bespoke solutions.
Daniel is also our USA specialist in the UK discussing & supporting agencies expansion plans into the US.
Head of Risk & Compliance
Debbie has 28 years experience in the recruitment industry and is responsible for compliance and risk management across the organisation.
Dan brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and insights from his background in Banking & Finance, primarily in the UK, with a short stint in Germany.
Over the last 16 years at Barclays, Dan led teams in the business and corporate banking space across the South East and in London. This has given him valuable experience of working with SME owners and their teams in a number of areas including access to finance, managing risk, and helping them achieve their growth plans.
Head of Finance
Plamena joined 3R as an apprentice Accountant and is now the department lead. She is working towards CIMA professional qualification and is on a Pathway to FD status.
Head of Technology
Alex worked for many years at AIM-listed Gattaca as a senior full stack developer where he was responsible for developing a bespoke back office system.
He now leads a team of developers who are responsible for maintaining and improving our Back Office and CRM system.
He oversees 3R projects in progress, organises the priorities and delivers all partner integrations. Technically excellent, with the ability to communicate ideas at an accessible level.
Head of Marketing
Kim has worked in recruitment advertising and marketing agencies since 2007. During that time Kim has come accustom to building fantasic client relationships, understanding clients needs and delivering effective business growth projects.
Kim uses her skills to head up the 3R marketing team, helps steer 3R as part of the SLT and works very closely with the product development team.
Tony has been involved with floatation of recruitment businesses and is an experienced FD with a wide skill set – He is Plamena’s mentor.
USA Director of Operations
Mike Colesante has over 30 years of experience in the corporate world. He has served as a CFO of a publicly traded firm, managing routine audits from the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) and securing $50M in venture capital. He has also founded and led several tech ventures, including his most recent technology success of 14 years, where he seamlessly handled ERP projects and strategic mergers, consistently optimizing financial structures.
Mike is a strategic asset in maneuvering complex financial landscapes and offers invaluable insights from leading diverse organizations, marking him as a distinguished leader in the corporate realm.
USA Managing Partner
Tom Dugan has been working in Information Technology for over 40 years in varying capacities from Field Technician to Senior Management, in start-up companies to multi-national organizations, and in varying industries from Technology to Non-Profit and even coordinating the arrival of Pope Francis and 900,000 of his friends in his first visit to America.
As a parallel entrepreneur, Tom founded and sold two companies operating both organizations simultaneously for 5 years during which both organizations received with numerous awards for innovation and accelerated growth
My true passion is helping others and finding better ways of doing things. Our success is born from understanding recruitment processes and building systems that are intuitive and helpful. We’re continuing to grow and are excited to meet new people on our journey to achieving our vision.
MIKE BOWLER - FOUNDER
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