David Henderson started his professional career in the United States Marine Corps in 1985. After serving as a Field Marine for 4 years, David was selected to the Marine Corps Recruiting School in San Diego, CA. Upon graduating he was assigned to Recruiting Station Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Henderson was named Marine Recruiter of the year in 1991. Sgt. Henderson was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps in 1992.
David started his private career with Gilbert/Robinson in Kansas City, MO as a Regional Recruiter. He quickly transferred his recruiting skills to corporate America where he excelled through the ranks, spending 2 years as a Manager of Recruiting and later being promoted to Director of Professional Staffing with responsibility for the employment department.
In 1997, Mr. Henderson was recruited to Nashville, TN to oversee and lead the employment, recruiting and selection departments for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. As the Director of Employment, Mr. Henderson had complete responsibility for both the executive selection function as well as overseeing the field management recruiting process.
In late 1999, Mr. Henderson started his own recruiting company, H&A Recruiting, Inc. specializing in the hospitality and accounting industries. H&A Recruiting experienced steady growth while branching out to other industries including short term lending and retail finance. In 2004 H&A recruiting was acquired by J.R. Adams & Associates, a retained executive search firm established in 1970. Mr. Henderson was named Vice President of Operations overseeing both the Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL offices. In 2009 Mr. Henderson was promoted to his current position, President/Chief Operations Officer with complete operational and administrative responsibility for the organization.