Patrick ‘Pat’ Hevrdejs is the Practice Director for Brilliant Management Resources Illinois, overseeing all business development and talent acquisition activities. Brilliant Management Resources provides contract resources to assist clients with large or small-scale initiatives within accounting, finance and financial systems.
Pat joined the firm in September 2021 and is a 25-year industry Chicagoland area and Midwest-based executive with regional, national and global experience in management consulting, sales management and professional staffing/talent acquisition.
For the majority of his career, Pat held various leadership roles at Jefferson Wells (Formerly Experis—a subsidiary of Manpower Group). Most recently, he was Vice President and General Manager overseeing its North America finance division. Over his successful tenure, he led consulting and staffing practices in finance/accounting, risk advisory, technology and financial services. He managed the delivery of large client projects, and headed up sales, marketing and recruitment functions on a regional, national and global basis.
After his time at Jefferson Wells, Pat spent two years with the Robert Half/Protiviti enterprise. As Director of Business Development, he built a sales pipeline and delivered project-based integrated talent solutions to clients.
His extensive background includes building high-performing professional services teams, driving client revenue growth and providing high-quality client solutions across the accounting, finance, risk advisory, tax and technology functions for Fortune 500 public and private companies.
Pat was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and spent the bulk of his career working among the Chicago financial services and professional services community.