Chief Executive Officer and Owner
As Chief Executive Officer and Owner of The Hire Firm, Silas is primarily focused on executive recruitment.
Silas has extensive training and experience as a recruiting consultant. His recent searches include work across a variety of industries, including technology and manufacturing, hospitality and food services, financial services, non-profits, education, gaming, construction, tribal governments, energy, healthcare, and construction, in the functional areas of human resources, finance and accounting, operations, executive management, customer service, and administration.
Silas holds the SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) designation from SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the SPHR (Senior Professional of Human Resources) from HRCI, the Human Resource Certification Institute. He is also an American Staffing Association designated CSP (Certified Staffing Professional) and holds the PRC, CIR, ACIR, CSSR, and CDR certifications from AIRS, the global leader in recruitment training. Silas has a Master’s Degree in Eastern Philosophy. Silas also holds a GB-98 Commercial & Residential General Contracting license and owns New Mexico Labor Co, a staffing agency for general laborers and skilled trades.
Silas is passionate about giving back to his community. He is currently the Board Chair for the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce and also helping to address Santa Fe’s acute housing shortage through involvement with the Santa Fe Housing Action Coalition. His past volunteer positions include Past President of Rotary Club of Santa Fe Centro, Past President of the Northern New Mexico Human Resources Association, and Commissioner for the City of Santa Fe’s Community Development Commission.
Silas interests are infinite. A life-long learner and athlete, he can usually be found reading or running. Yes, the rumors are true; Silas has completed several 50-mile races and one 100-mile race. He also enjoys spending time with his family, especially his 8-year-old daughter.