Mike Micone | CEO/President
Mike is a progressive and disciplined entrepreneur who has artfully developed and sold three successful businesses. Driven by a passion to help entrepreneurs and business leaders, Mike has extensive experience working with staffing professionals and specializes in the design, development, and implementation of relevant business solutions. Mike has staffed over 5,000 companies since 1996 and has built three successful staffing agencies. The current Micone team he hand picked is as experienced and passionate as he is. He takes pride in doing what is promised, and producing the results in a timely manner. This foundation is what he attributes to the company’s success. It has also earned him the SBA’s (Small Business Associations) Small Business Person of the Year award as well as the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 award. Mike has honed his skills leading by example and working as a hands on leader. He has built and trained internal staffing for Fortune 100 companies all over the world. He attributes much of his success to his affiliation with EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) where continues his involvement as a sponsor and board member in the Reno-Tahoe chapter.
Mike has served on many executive boards, committees and non-profit organizations, including the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, President of the Community Council, Small Business Advisory Council and the Construction Financial Management Association, Nevada Society of Leukemia and currently the Executive Director of Spinal Injury Recovery Foundation
Mike played professional football in the European Football League for a year and was Captain of the Drakkar Noir by Paris, France. His hard work and dedicated athlete mentality have proven successful in helping build companies through advanced staffing and recruiting efforts.
Darrel Williams, VP of Business Development
Darrel Williams is our skilled VP of Business Development. Darrel is a Reno local, born and raised, and has spent over 30 years cultivating strong business relationships in the area. He also has more than a decade of gaming industry experience, working with some of the top players in the industry like the Caesars Group, Atlantis, Peppermill, and Grand Sierra Resort. Since his tenure at University of Nevada, Darrel has been passionate about recruiting strategy and providing resources for professionals looking to build their network. His accessible and forward-thinking approach to recruitment makes him an excellent resource for any business looking to build their team.
Zaid (Sean) Shaikh | Director of International Recruiting
Sean joined Micone Staffing in 2011 as the company’s very first employee. He brought with him five years of experience in the executive and managerial recruitment field, and since has become one of Micone’s top recruiters. Sean takes an active management role in each connection he facilitates. His devotion to client satisfaction, thoroughness, leadership skills and outgoing ways attract demanding companies and qualified candidates alike. Earning the trust of both companies and candidates is something Sean prides himself on, and he puts the work in every day to earn it. Sean speaks several Indian languages including Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil and Urdu. He is a Mumbai University alum and is passionate about technology and electronic gadgets. He loves reading and being with his family.
Suresh (Simon) Gummala | Lead Sourcer
Simon has over 2+ years of recruiting experience. He is the Lead Sourcer and works on all Micone Staffing roles from IT to Executive. Simon specializes in Forest and X Ray Searches and enjoys the process. The most interesting thing about Simon is his academics, he definitely has credentials that would send most heads spinning. He has an MBA Degree in HR, B.Sc in Microbiology, Diploma in Forensic Science. Currently he is pursuing a Diploma in Automation testing and Java.
Farhat Shaikh | Lead Candidate Coordinator
Farhat is the Lead Candidate Coordinator at Micone Staffing. She is responsible for one the most important aspect of Recruiting, the Candidate Experience. She is also responsible for maintaining our database of 100,000+ candidates and expanding it each day by adding new candidates and contacts. Farhat was the first Woman Coach of State Soccer Team in Mumbai. She is ardent Soccer fan and excellent center half player. Always the team player, she will jump in and help out with sourcing and business development when needed. This ability to switch roles seamlessly makes her a great asset to the Micone Staffing team.