Mark D’Agostino, president and founder of ConnectedHR, is an entrepreneur and human resource executive passionate about helping growing companies build organizational alignment through focused human resources support and services. He founded ConnectedHR in 2014 based on the need he saw for scalable, expert human resources necessary for entrepreneurs like himself to navigate a steep growth curve. Since that time, ConnectedHR has become one of the fastest growing Human Resources consulting companies in Northeast Ohio. ConnectedHR specializes in Fractional HR™ Professionals, HR consulting, and Professional Recruiting Services and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio with a satellite office in Austin, TX.
Mark began his entrepreneurial journey in 2001 as CEO of Trifecta Business Products, Inc., which he grew to three locations and 50 employees before selling the business in 2011. The following year he co-founded a staffing and recruitment start-up and served as its president for two years, before founding ConnectedHR.
For 18 years running, Mark has been an active member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a global peer-to-peer network exclusively for entrepreneurs. In 2011 Mark had the privilege to serve as president of the Cleveland chapter and he has held numerous other key leadership positions within EO both locally and nationally.
Mark is a graduate of Cleveland State University, has studied entrepreneurial strategy with Harvard Business School Executive Education and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).