Meet Our Recruiting Team

Tim Goede
Tim graduated from Lindenwood University with his MBA and worked for a major construction equipment company located in St. Louis and made an immediate impact on their sales and profitability. These awesome business development experiences led to an exciting opportunity to start his recruiting firm. Tim has brought the combination of his industry experience together with his recruiting expertise to help businesses build thriving, high-performance teams.

Tim received a golf scholarship to attend Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO and graduated with a business degree. As the golf graduate assistant Tim attained his MBA (Sales & Marketing) from Lindenwood University.

Tim recruits in the security, IT Technology, engineering and sales industries and plans to open another GPR office outside the St. Louis area next year.

Don Goede
Don started his career in the security industry and has been responsible for both integration and manufacturing operations. He has developed a complete understanding of the security & telecommunication industries by working in all facets of security, CCTV, fire, access control, telecommunications and sound. Don has held such prominent positions as Sales Manager, National Account Manager, Regional Sales Manager and VP of Sales.

Throughout his extensive travel and proven track record Don has developed solid relationships with both clients and candidates. His specialization and long-term relationships provide a network to identify qualified people that match customer's requirements worldwide. This is why Goede Premier Recruitment is retained by many of the leading business organizations to handle their recruitment needs.

Don recruits in the sales, security, IT Technology and telecommunications industries.

Jeff Goede
Jeff has a very extensive sales background.  Throughout his successful sales career he has been involved in negotiating contracts in excess of $750K by challenging C-Level management with solutions to problems they did not even recognize.

People like to work with Jeff because of his ability to develop not just relationships but partnerships.  These partnerships with clients as well as candidates has allowed him to build an extensive network of contacts across the country.

While Jeff is not as good of a golfer as Tim, he does enjoy and understands the importance of a customer golf outing.

Jeff recruits for all levels of management and sales in the security and engineering industries.

Jessica Ragsdale
Jessica attended Jefferson College studying for her nursing degree (LPN-RN.)

Throughout her young career, she has worked in the medical field for 5 years and a CAN and Medical Assistant with the responsibility to develop training packets used for new employees at expanding locations. She worked alongside the primary doctor at a center for interventional pain management and rehabilitation where she was entrusted with the role of operating machines that provided a live X-ray crucial for procedures.

After receiving the opportunity to volunteer abroad she eagerly accepted considering it had been a lifelong goal for her. Jessica gained an experience in a multicultural environment that, for her, was eye-opening and inspiring. This solid work experience of dealing with the public has created an opportunity to move into a new life changing field of recruiting.

Jessica will be involved with the project coordination of GPR and recruiting for all levels of management and sales in the security and engineering industries.

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