Executive Bios


Nate Smith

Nate is The All Star Agency’s Managing Partner and one of the premiere staffing and recruiting executives in the country.  With staffing industry experience in Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service and Administrative, Defense/Intel, IT and Telecom, Nate brings an established network and wealth of experience to our management team.  His background includes both contract and permanent placements at two elite firms in Washington , DC (where he was recognized as the ‘Recruiter of the Year’ and ‘Top Commercial Business Developer of the Year’ on numerous occasions).  Active in the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Meeting Planners International (MPI), Mr. Smith continues to define service excellence in the recruiting business.  Nate is an avid tournament poker player and has played in numerous high profile tournaments/events for both the World Poker Tour and World Series of Poker (including a 29th place finish in the World Poker Tour-Five Diamond Classic in April 2006 and a 37th place finish at the World Series of Poker in July 2006 in Las Vegas, NV.)  Nate lives just outside of Washington, DC with his wife, Stephanie, and two children.

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Dan Sims

A Partner in The All Star Agency, President of The Agency Speakers and former Managing Director at one of the country’s leading speaker’s bureaus, Mr. Sims has nearly a decade of experience managing and brokering the world’s greatest speakers and talent.  Known throughout the talent, association, academic and corporate communities as a leader in business communications, Dan brings a wealth of relationships and experience to The All Star Agency team.  Mr. Sims is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), the Convention Industry Council’s foremost certification program of today’s meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry.  He is an active member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), Meeting Planners International (MPI) and the Penn State Alumni Association.  His articles have been published by The American Society of Association Executives and the International Association of Speakers Bureaus among others and he is a primary sponsor for The Society of Government Meeting Planners Annual Conference.  Mr. Sims earned a B.S. in Marketing from Penn State University and is currently pursuing an M.B.A. at George Mason University (May, 2007), where he has also guest lectured on entrepreneurship.  Dan resides just outside of Washington, DC with his wife, Michelle, and two children.

John Jaeger

John has more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources, Staffing, Recruitment and Management. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with emphasis in Personnel and Labor Relations from the University of Maryland. Since entering the HR field in 1982, he has worked in both corporate and service-provider environments and has managed projects and staffs of up to 120 people. Preceding the creation of YRCI, forwhich John is the CEO, he founded two other Recruiting and Staffing firms culminating in the successful acquisition by Romac International (now Kforce) in December 1997. Since forming YRCI in June of 2001, he has led the company and its people to its current size of more than 180 employees, providing services to more than 200 clients worldwide.  John excels in the management of people and financial resources and has successfully catapulted YRCI into its premiere position as a major Staffing Services provider .


Michael Goldman

Michael is a Partner in The All Star Agency and a Vice President of Operations for YRCI. He is responsible for finance, accounting, human resources, information technology and facilities. He has also provided Information Systems support for YRCI’s National Institute of Health and Department of Homeland Security projects. Michael’s experience prior to joining YRCI included more than 20 years in all phases and levels of information systems development. For seven years, he worked in managerial capacities for software companies that developed web sites and commercial software products. Prior to that, he was with Sallie Mae for 15 years. During his tenure there, he was promoted through various management ranks and became assistant vice president for software development, where he was responsible for leading large software development projects. Mr. Goldman was the chief software architect for Sallie Mae’s student loan servicing system. Michael has a Master of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the State University of New York at Cortland.