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Who We Are

Our Philosophy

Placement via process

Making calculated, deliberate decisions doesn’t have to mean moving slowly. Through our recruiting process, we are able to determine the best fit for candidates and employers. That means more confidence in decisions made swiftly, saving our employers valuable time and resources.

But it’s not just about speed. We believe that the difference between a good hire and a great hire lies within the shared strength of the employee and employer. A good hire gets the job done, and great hire makes the company stronger and more capable.

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Our Success Stories

Usually I was the one doing all of the heavy lifting, and for once it felt like I wasn’t the only one doing the lifting. We talked through the role and figured out it was something slightly different than what I thought I wanted and we’re better for it. 

Building Supply Company
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Persevus’ selection process allowed me to feel confident that the hiring team would be able to get the full profile on who I am personally and professionally.

Sales Candidate
Technology Company
Thursday, August 31, 2017

The best part of working with Alex was that I could completely trust that he had my best interest at heart.

Chief Operating Officer
Technology Managed Services Company
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Our Team

Dedicated to Your Success

Alex McFarland

President + Founder

Alex is a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he specialized in airborne signal intelligence. His military career led him to be an operations manager for a defence logistics contractor. In 2016, driven by a desire to help fellow vets find sustainable success and a more defined world view, Persevus was founded.

Andy Schmad

Head of Recruiting

Andy is an Omaha native, who graduated from Creighton Prep and then Creighton University with an Accounting Degree. After 6 years as a CPA, he decided to move into the world of Recruiting in an effort to leverage his desire to help companies excel by finding the right people. In 2020, Andy joined Alex McFarland at Persevus where their mission is to give every business owner the Clarity to Hire with Confidence.

Ben Wormington

Senior Recruiter

Ben is a Marine Corps combat veteran, serving three tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Following his military service, Ben transitioned careers into financial services, serving individuals and businesses for six years. In 2018, he parlayed his professional curiosity and analytical skills into the recruiting industry, joining Persevus in the fall of 2020.

“Alex pointed out parts and pieces about the candidate and the role that enabled me to ask questions that were dead on with what we were looking for, which had not happened in any other recruiting conversation I’ve had.”
Building Supply Company
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