Currently serves as the Director of Global Executive Recruiting at Whole Foods Market a 100 Best Companies to Work For. "Our purpose is to nourish people and the planet."
During his long recruiting tenure, Andres has also worked as the Director of Recruiting and Institutional partnerships at Blackboard, as a consulting corporate recruiter for Microsoft retail, and as a Sr. Consultant at Talent Plus.
Andres has been a keynote speaker at local, national and international conferences in the areas of, executive talent placement and happiness at work. His recruiting approach is based on helping candidates discover their strengths and employers find and select top performers based on their talents and cultural add.
Andres has many interests. One is traveling. He was born in Bogota, Colombia, lives in Austin, Texas home of Whole Food Market’s Global support’s office, and has and worked as a recruiter in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in Education/Psychology, both from the University of Nebraska.
Andres is actively involved in the International Positive Psychology Association.
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