Dave Bakkeby Joins TargetCW After Capping Off the Best Year Yet

San Diego, CA  –  Capping off a record 2016 for TargetCW, Dave Bakkeby has joined the company to lead the growth of national and global accounts. Dave’s experience spans nearly 20 years in the recruiting industry as a business development leader.

He spent over 18 years in business development with Orion International, a leading provider of best-in-class Military Talent Programs, where he designed and implemented Strategic Military Talent Programs. He then became SVP of Business Development at Novotus, a leading provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Recruiting Services, after it was acquired by Orion International. Prior to his tenure at Orion International, Dave spent 6 years as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, for which we are grateful for his service.

Dave joins TargetCW at the end of a record revenue year as the Senior Vice President of Business Development to build upon the company’s success providing contingent workforce solutions to a growing number of top companies in the United States and Europe.


“TargetCW is truly something special. I am honored to be able to become a part of this team and join in on the journey. I look forward to grabbing an oar and start rowing alongside each and every one the team!”


Samer Khouli, TargetCW’s Founder and CEO, said, “Dave brings the highest levels of performance and client service as both a veteran of our industry and veteran of our armed services. Our constant pursuit of being a leader in the Contingent Workforce industry led us to look for a seasoned business development leader who complements our culture and the level of care for our clients and their workers. There’s no doubt Dave will push us forward in developing processes and solutions to better serve them.”


About TargetCW

TargetCW provides a comprehensive, worldwide payroll solution that allows organizations to mitigate the liability of their contingent workforce, including workers’ compensation, unemployment claims, ACA-compliant health care benefits, paperless onboarding, on-line time-keeping, and all tax withholdings and reporting. Using our on-line software, including our contingent workforce platform, StaffingNation, our clients have regained control and turned their contingent worker programs into efficient, turn-key solutions for their entire organization. In 2016, TargetCW ranked #2080 on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies and was named one of the Top Workplaces in San Diego. For more information, visit http://www.targetcw.com.



Nick Godwin