I'm Principal Recruiter
Mark Davenport

High-powered Principal Recruiter and Hiring Expert with over nine years’ experience in recruiting, interviewing, presenting, sourcing, and hiring within niche markets. Proven results recruiting for international positions within a SaaS company and a solid understanding of the European market and how to effectively reach all levels of talent.

About Me

Husband, Father, Mentor and International Recruiter

Recruiting With a Passion While Exploring The World.

I am a bilingual, English and German, world traveler. I spent nine years living and working in Germany. I have gathered inspiration, motivation and wisdom throughout all of my journeys. I find value in nurturing both the personal and professional realms of my life. 

“Your human talent is your most important talent.”
– Carla Harris –

Areas of Expertise

I am skilled at recruiting for all sectors, however, I am highly accomplished in these areas.

SaaS Tech & Engineering

I have extensive experience sourcing and recruiting for highly technical roles in the forefront of change and innovation within the SaaS environment including but not limited to: Application Engineers, QA Engineers, Lead Application Developers, Cyber Security Engineers, Cloud Infrastructure Engineers, Directors of IT, Consultants, Administrators, and Analysts.

International Sales Leaders

I am highly successful discovering passive, Enterprise Sales candidates for hard to fill, niche’ vertical, sales roles across the US and Europe. I am very effective in the use of many forms of social media and online forums, to begin conversations and spark an interest. I am also very skilled at negotiating compensation plans and contracts, to reach mutually beneficial outcomes.

Senior Level Modern Professionals

I have successfully developed recruiting strategies to attract underrepresented talent across critical leadership roles. Sourcing and connecting with some of the world’s strongest DE&I leaders. I am comfortable reaching out and having conversations with senior leaders who are passionate about making a meaningful impact.

Work Experience

Relevant experience to my recruiting background. 

Principal Recruiter / Senior Recruiter
2024 - present / 2021-2024

– Lead recruiter for a wide range of tech roles including engineers, consultants, revenue positions and senior level managers across the US and in the UK. Source and fill “hard to fill” roles whilst maintaining consistently high hiring numbers.

Principal Recruiter
Regional Recruiter

– Recruited, sourced, and assisted in hiring, high-quality candidates for all positions within the company. Placed more than 100 candidates annually including highly targeted leadership positions and exceeded goal metrics for six consecutive years.

Regional Recruiter
Remote Field Recruiter

– Reviewed credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience, and knowledge in relation to organizational requirements. Managed internal internship programs and built key relationships with local businesses and schools.

Remote Field Recruiter
Public Relations & Outreach Representative

– Primary source for recruitment strategy and development activities. Implemented effective sourcing strategies to attract candidates, increase applicant pipelines, and expand campus brand.

Public Relations & Outreach Representative

My Certifications

Certifications and degrees earned

What They Say about My Work

References from those with whom I have worked.

“A shoutout to Mark Davenport for filling a critical role in record time. Your remarkable attention to knowing Fusions needs and finding the absolute best talent to align with our business goals and culture is outstanding. Thank you for your unwavering commitment to the success of Fusion and your future teammates!”

Katie Burgoon ~ Chief Human Resource Officer ~ Fusion Risk Management

“I would on behalf the EMEA sales team and myself, personally give a massive shout out to Mark D and the HR team who turned around a challenging hiring situation in the UK in a lightening fast time. Allowing us to onboard our key AE hires in the summer ready for Q4. Thanks a million Mark!”

Leon Stevens - Chief Commercial Officer UK & EMEA~ Fusion Risk Management

Shoutout to Mark Davenport who presented an interactive training this week to the Flatiron School job seekers as part of our efforts for recruitment and DE&I partnerships.  He got rave reviews from the staff and students for his engaging and insightful advice!  Appreciate your contributions in and out of Fusion!

Victoria Price ~ Director DE&I and Talent ~ Fusion Risk Management

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“Communication is merely an exchange of information, but connection is an exchange of our humanity.”

Sean Stephenson