With over 20 years of experience in law, recruiting, and human resources, founder B. Cory Hawryluk handles mission-critical searches for energy companies in the United States and the Middle East. He also provides consulting to management teams and training to human resource departments on hiring strategies and best practices.

Cory's work has taken him to Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, and Dubai. Previously, Cory was the Managing Partner for the Texas offices of Major, Lindsey & Africa, the international recruiting firm. He received his B.A. from Middlebury College in Vermont and his J.D. from Vermont Law School.

Cory served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Mary Lou Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and the Hon. Harold R. DeMoss, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Following his clerkships, he practiced labor and employment law in Houston, Texas with Bracewell & Patterson, LLP (now Bracewell, LLP).

Cory is an active volunteer for CanCare, a Houston-based cancer support charity, and he served two terms on its Board of Directors. Cory previously served as Chair of the Houston Development Committee for Special Olympics Texas. Presently, Cory serves as a Director on the Interstate Municipal Utility District in Houston.