Matt Ballema specializes in material handling automation which includes both systems OEMs and system integrators as well as material handling equipment OEMs and dealer clients. Matt also specializes in placing top talent within the power generation/oil and gas markets where he mainly places rotating equipment sales, marketing, and engineering professionals. He has a passion for recruiting in the material handling automation space. With a background in material handling equipment sales, he understands the value and importance of every step in the supply chain that most of us take for granted. Matt has been in the executive search business for over 20 years, spanning all aspects of executive recruiting. Matt has placed professionals at all levels from general manager, president, chief operations officer, and VP level to regional sales managers, sales reps and engineers all across North America. Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies in social science with an emphasis in human resources and society from Michigan State University.