SmartSearch Continues Expansion with Addition of EVP of Sales

TUSTIN, CA, November 28, 2023 – SmartSearch Inc. has appointed Doug Edwards, who most recently served as Vice President of Sales for TargetRecruit, to Executive Vice President of Sales as SmartSearch Inc. continues its expansion of talent solutions across multiple industries.

A staffing industry veteran and a leader in technical sales for over 25 years, Edwards has served in multiple executive roles for staffing firms and SaaS providers. He found his way into staffing and eventually staffing technology in 2005 and has excelled in developing market knowledge and market entry strategies while creating a vast network of industry connections. Doug was an early employee at Erecruit (acquired by Bullhorn), and WorkLLama, where he closed key client relationships in enterprise staffing in the US & UK staffing markets. Doug has also initiated many technology partnerships globally, providing needed extensions for client ecosystems.

Erik Enright, SmartSearch’s Chief Executive Officer, stated “Someone of Doug’s caliber has many options available to him on where to spend his time and talent. We are thrilled he chose SmartSearch.”

Considering SmartSearch’s recent expansion of capabilities since Enright’s appointment as CEO in 2022, Enright stated, “Doug’s deep knowledge and connection to the industry will be an accelerator to our transformative evolution.”

Reflecting on these exciting opportunities with SmartSearch, Edwards stated, “SmartSearch is a great combination of a time-tested platform and leading-edge technology player, exactly what I was looking for!”

About SmartSearch

SmartSearch is a next-generation talent acquisition platform designed for both the recruiting and corporate sectors. The SmartSearch platform is nationally recognized for its ability to streamline talent management and recruitment practices through Applicant Tracking, Candidate Engagement, Onboarding, and Vendor Management Systems. With these easy-to-use, dynamic solutions, SmartSearch ensures its clients stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing recruitment landscape.

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