Our Talent Experts

Yuri Averette, a United States Army veteran, and Joel Abraham started Active Intellect when they met at the VETransfer, the country’s first business accelerator for U.S. military veterans that is dedicated to helping veteran entrepreneurs around the world.

Joel brings over 20 years of consultative selling and talent acquisition experience with the last 5 years specializing in delivering value to clients and candidates in the IT security sector. He has worked with startup companies to global Fortune 500 enterprises to develop talent recruitment and retention practices that result in competitive advantage and bottom line growth.

Yuri Averette, an army Nuclear-Biological-Chemical specialist, brings 7 years of hands on corporate IT infrastructure experience, building and managing networks and training IT staff on best practices. He has a unique understanding for the needs of veteran job seekers and is dedicated to helping qualified candidates secure employment where they can win.

At Active Intellect, Yuri and Joel are committed to helping clients identify, recruit, and retain top veteran and non-veteran talent with advanced skills, demonstrated accomplishments, and exceptional character. Qualified candidates can trust Yuri and Joel to understand their needs, provide advanced training to increase hiring success, and open up their network of relationships and community that support veteran and non-veteran employment and prosperity.

Contact Joel and Yuri to learn more about how our talent recruitment and retention expertise and niche IT and IT security industry insight can benefit employers and qualified veteran and non-veteran job candidates.