Founded in 2004, Vertex has delivered recruitment solutions to businesses all across North America. Our menu approach allows you to select the appropriate solutions based upon your current needs with the availability to add other valuable services at a later time.

With offices in Dallas and Toronto, Vertex has the resources and expertise to drive an efficient and seamless recruiting service on behalf of its clients. Our leaders are experienced business people from the transportation, retail, manufacturing, medical and telecommunications industries. Not just lifetime resume distributors.


    Our 4 step process to ensure we remain a world class organization:

…the client
Make the client the center of our universe: each client defines their expectations, evaluates our performance, reliability, accountability and service level. Exceeding our client’s expectations is a necessity!

…the Lean Six Sigma Process
Vertex looks at each process from the client’s perspective. Understanding the search life cycle from the client’s needs and processes we are able to define what is important to each of them.
With this information, we add significant value and improvement from their perspective.

…our employees
At Vertex each employee is immersed in our strategy, tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma quality.
Meeting client’s expectations is everyone’s responsibility and this is accomplished with integrity and the Lean Six Sigma discipline.

We have invested in web based tools to improve our cycle time and to assist our clients in accessing important information for their own internal metrics.



Core to our differentiation strategy is a focus on Lean Six Sigma principles not just for our client services but our own internal operations and infrastructure enabling us to not only provide cost effective solutions but highly competitive rates to our clients.


    CURRENT METRICS AS OF January 1, 2018:

Candidate cycle time: 52 days

Drug screen metric: 8.7 hours from sample to completion

Criminal background check metric: 91 hours from issuance

MVR metric: 34 hours from issuance




1. Listen to client needs – and then proactively find great candidates

2. Are great business partners, matching business goals with practical solutions

3. Integrate seamlessly into daily HR practices and procedures

4. Help shape and reshape teams – including senior management


Hire Faster, Higher Quality

Leadership Team

Craig Lemmon
I started Vertex in 2004 after 20 years of international sales, marketing and operational experience in various Vice President Roles in Canada, Australia and the United States. Having worked with recruiting agencies around the world I always thought there could be a more effective model for delivering quality candidates faster, so we started Vertex and created a fresh new model, offering our clients the opportunity to select the services they need when they need them. Our Hire Faster, Higher Quality is not just a slogan but a promise.
Simon Watson
Senior Partner
I have an extensive career spanning Medical, Behavioral Health, Telemedicine, Retail, Catering, Telecommunications, and Consulting, with hands-on and executive responsibilities in Operations, HR, FP&A, and Process Management in companies ranging from 20 to 100,000 employees.
Jerry Collins
Senior Partner
Prior to joining Vertex in 2004 I was the National Transportation Manager with Safety Kleen Corporation. 20+ years experience in Transportation, 3PL and Supply Chain allows me and my team to deliver the best workforce available to our Transportation, 3PL and Supply Chain clients. If you are looking to raise the talent level on your team, give us a call. We deliver Quality Candidates Faster!
Alex Selkirk
Senior Partner
Upon graduation from the University of Arkansas I joined Transplace where I was responsible for managing, implementing and training of new accounts for DOT Safety and Compliance Consulting Services. I joined the Vertex Team in 2006 and launched our Pre-Employment Services programs. Today my team completes more than 2,000 drug screens and background checks annually. I am dedicated to providing a one-stop solution to reliable data for all of our clients. My teams goal is to deliver a more efficient hiring process whilst significantly reduce our CLIENTS risk.