Sheldon Schur is the CEO of Brilliant®—an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and technology. Sheldon was hired in November 2020 to position Brilliant for long-term success by leveraging his expertise in transforming businesses and accelerating sales, profit and market share through organic growth and acquisition.
As a 25-year staffing industry veteran, Sheldon brings a successful track record of achieving high-revenue goals and developing and leading world-class teams. He consistently creates unique company cultures that promote high performance, differentiated product and service offerings, and excellence in customer service.
Prior to Brilliant, Sheldon was President at Gifted Healthcare, a nurse-owned staffing company focused on providing nurses in the acute care space, and the driving force behind their rapid expansion. Before that, Sheldon spent more than a decade at staffing and consulting giant ManpowerGroup where he led strategy and execution for the organization’s most significant global clients, the professionals services business including finance and technology solutions, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing in North America, as Vice President, General Manager.
Earlier in his career, Sheldon spent seven years at IT consulting firm Comsys as Senior Vice President and held multiple leadership roles in the health care industry.
Sheldon actively serves on the board of directors for the Hoffman Company and United Professionals and is a past board member of The Intensivist Group.
He was named Top HRO Superstar by HRO Today magazine in 2008.
Sheldon holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from University of Iowa.