John Vogel successfully transitioned into the recruiting industry in 2009 after gaining valuable experience as a teacher and wrestling coach. Prior to starting Commodore Partners, he was an Associate Director at Hire Resource where he was responsible for management of recruiters, business development, and account management. Before that, John was a Recruiter for Dearborn Staffing where he placed qualified technology candidates across multiple disciplines.
John is a graduate of Montclair State University with a degree in Education. At MSU he was a two-time Academic All-American and captain of his wrestling team. Towards the end of his teaching career, John earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Kean University. John lives with his wife in downtown Red Bank, NJ where they enjoy taking on renovation projects, remodelling their 19th century colonial.