THE
KAVALIRO STORY

Today, up to 90 percent of all U.S. companies contract staffing professionals. Business executives are increasingly entrusting the recruiting process to the subject matter experts who have a wealth of resources and contacts within the business and job seeker communities. This trust brings with it an enormous responsibility, and one that the Kavaliro team takes very seriously.

1992
1992
1992

John, Mark, and Bill are officers with Lambda Chi Alpha’s UCF chapter.

1993
1993

Lambda Chi Alpha’s UCF chapter.

1995
1995

UCF Homecoming Court.

1996
1996

The founding team begin careers working in NYC, San Diego, Seattle and Florida at financial, engineering, administrative, and technology recruitment firms.

2002
2002

A chance meeting at a wedding leads to the conversation of a lifetime.

2003
2003
2003

With Moore and Mahony as it’s only two employees, they start a franchise providing government services and staffing. Work begins in the guest bedroom of John’s house, conducting client interviews from Burger King down the street. Diane steers the ship, handling all accounting, finance, and HR.

2009
2009

Bill Peppler joins the team, focusing on sales and operations in Southeast Region

2010
2010

After the team grew the firm to annual revenues of over $100 million and 1,000 employees, the franchise was sold. They decided to seize this opportunity to enter the public sector of IT and finance consulting, even though they don’t yet have a company name.

2010
August, 2010
August, 2010

Kavaliro brand is born, named after “Knight” in Esperanto.

2011
July, 2011
July, 2011

Kavaliro turns 1, with its contractor base exceeding 190 individuals across 25 states.

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27 July, 2011
27 July, 2011

Free mobile Job Search app is released for iPhone and iPad.

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16 September, 2011
16 September, 2011

Kavaliro announces plans to grow to $100m revenue in 4 years.

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2012
1 May, 2012
1 May, 2012

Kavaliro breaks a Guinness World Record for the tallest tower made out of peanut butter jars, beating the previous record of 9′ 10″. This stunt served as the kick-off event for the “Fueling the Community” quarterly food drive.

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1 August, 2012
1 August, 2012

Kavaliro receives awards for OBJ’s Best Places to Work and Florida Trend’s 2012 Best Companies to Work For, placing second overall in the midsize category.

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August, 2012
August, 2012

Kavaliro moves into new office in Research Park

December, 2012
December, 2012

INC Hire Power Awards

5 December, 2012
5 December, 2012

Kavaliro Tampa Office opens

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2013
1 January, 2013
1 January, 2013

Kavaliro Virginia / DC Office Opens

8 February, 2013
8 February, 2013

Jennifer Miller hired as Chief Financial Officer

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February, 2013
February, 2013

Government Contracting division Knight Federal Founded

17 May, 2013
17 May, 2013

Jacksonville Office Opens

20 August, 2013
20 August, 2013

Placed 438 of Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500 list. This is the third consecutive time Kavaliro has appeared on the list, and this recognizes what is now over 1000% growth in the past 3 years.

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5 September, 2013
5 September, 2013

Hosts inaugural “Kick off for Kids”, an event benefitting the Seminole County Public Schools and Orange County Public Schools. More than $10,000 and 1,900 lbs of food donated for local elementary school children.

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