AboutMilitary Talent Source
We Create Opportunities for Businesses and Separating Veterans
Military Talent Source matches veteran talent with career opportunity. We are a specialized recruitment process outsourcing firm that conducts military recruiting and veteran employment consulting as a full focus.
Whether we are working with businesses or organizations to build veteran-friendly hiring solutions or out on the road meeting with separating veterans at transition sites around the country, we are constantly striving to help businesses recruit and retain veteran talent.
Meet the Team
Matt J. Leonard
Chief Executive Officer
Matt Leonard is the founder and chief executive officer of Military Talent Source, a unique recruitment process outsourcing company specializing in veteran talent acquisition.
Prior to founding MTS, Matt served in the United States Navy for 21 years retiring at the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer as well as president & CEO of one of Maine’s largest chambers of commerce representing over 1,300 businesses.
Stephen G. Milks
Executive Vice President
Steve Milks is executive vice president of corporate relations for Military Talent Source, and a member of its executive leadership team. He has more than two decades of leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses from startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Mark A. Cater
Director of Talent Acquisition
Mark Cater is currently the director of talent acquisition for Military Talent Source. Mark retired as State Recruiting Sergeants Major (SGM) and served in the Army/Army National Guard for a total of 26 years. Prior to coming to MTS, Mark worked as a Veterans Representative for the Department of Labor and State Coordinator for the Military Family Program.
He oversees the sourcing of candidates through various channels, developing long-term recruiting strategies, and relationships with external stakeholders and potential hires.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in multi-media visual communications from Phoenix University as well as a Master-Level human resources certificate.
Fiona Bain is one of the key members of talent acquisition for Military Talent Source. Prior to working at MTS, she worked in corporate america for 14 years, is a retired United States Navy Commander, and a certified life coach working specifically with individuals in career transition.
In addition, Fiona spent the last 6 years working directly with transitioning military members educating them on their next steps after leaving active duty and helping them find success in their next career or endeavor.
Fiona holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.
Director of Workforce Development
Derek Fassett is director of workforce development, a critical role that interfaces with Military Talent Source’s business clients. Prior to working at MTS, he worked for Maine State Government in the Department of Labor with roles in both the Maine Apprenticeship Program and in the Maine Career Center / American Job Center Network.
Tim Gallant is an integral part of Military Talent Source’s talent management team; responsible for managing the intersection of our talent acquisition and talent management business teams as well as overseeing the management of candidates. Tim is a retired United States Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer with 20 years of service as well as a past congressional staff assistant.
Under Tim’s leadership, he has developed a custom candidate database enabling improved placement of candidates to client career opportunities.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Concordia University and a Bachelor of Applied Science in addiction prevention and treatment from University of Maine Augusta.
What We Do
Looking for Quality Employees?
Connect your organization with highly-qualified veteran talent!
We work with your organization to build veteran-friendly hiring solutions that fit your unique employment needs. We don’t just fill jobs; we’ll work together to create and implement end-to-end solutions to attract and retain top talent.
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We match your military experience and talents to specific opportunities in the civilian employment sector. Because we’re connected to and understand both the military and corporate cultures, we’re able to make meaningful introductions leading to employment.
PO Box 293
Auburn, ME 04212