JOHN LUKE SPITLER, PRINCIPAL & CEO
John Luke Spitler co-founded The Encompass Group in 2007, and serves today as the Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for the vision and direction of the organization, as well as managing the overall operations and resources of the company. A serial entrepreneur, John Luke has successfully started and operates several different businesses, including Encompass Staffing, one of the top five executive recruiting firms in Dallas/Ft. Worth. (DBJ 2009 & 2010) John Luke is a graduate of Texas A&M University and holds a Bachelors of Business Administration. He serves on the Board of Directors at Liberty Christian School and works with multiple charities and non-profit organizations around the metroplex. He and his wife Courtney enjoy spending time with their four children, “The Broadway Star,” “The Jumper,” “The Princess," and the “Wrecking Crew.”
NEIL MILAM, PRINCIPAL & CO-FOUNDER
Neil Milam is responsible for managing the delivery and quality of services to our clients, organizational development of the Payroll, Benefits, Human Resources, and Recruiting practices, and actively participating in business development. Prior to joining The Encompass Group, Mr. Milam was an executive with ExponentHR. He was also a co-founder and principal of Focus Point, a leading executive search firm. Mr. Milam has more than twenty years of experience in corporate leadership, talent acquisition, payroll management, human resources and business operations.
Neil spends his free time cycling, hiking and camping.
TERRY ACKERMANN, DIRECTOR, STRATEGY & OPERATIONS
Terry Ackermann graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Business Administration. Terry spent 13 years in various finance roles (FP&A, Treasury, etc.) before joining The Encompass Group in 2014. Mr. Ackermann provides executive oversight for the HR Technology & Solutions division, comprising of implementation, integration, and account management teams. Terry spends his free time playing flag football and watching sports.
DOUG MCCLURE, DIRECTOR, TALENT ACQUISITION SERVICES
Doug McClure graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in Business Marketing. Doug has over 12 years’ experience in talent acquisition with a focus on contingency search. He is responsible for all aspects of recruiting for The Encompass Group, including coaching and mentoring his team of professionals and identifying new markets to pursue.
In his free time, Doug enjoys all the time he can get with his two beautiful daughters. When he’s not with them, he’s doing something in the form of physical fitness.