Meet the Team

Mike Arnold, CEO

Mike has been involved in the Silicon Valley business community since the early 1980’s. Mike has founded and funded several Bay Area startup companies. His prior focus was in the business equipment and IT services sector. His emphasis on customer service, honesty and integrity has continued to serve him well during the transition to the staffing industry. He has invested his career in designing and implementing corporate growth strategies with emphasis on recruiting talented team members and concentrating on creating an overall commitment to excellence. Mike is passionate in his efforts to provide a service to both clients and employees that allows them to be more successful.

Mike has lived in Saratoga since 1996. He is married and has 3 daughters and a son. He enjoys playing golf and has been involved in multiple sports leagues as a board member and coach.

Julie Fleury, President

Julie brings over 25 years of management leadership, business development and recruiting experience to Hallmark Personnel. She has been responsible for rebuilding the staff in two branches in Silicon Valley for both temporary and direct hire opportunities with a national staffing firm. As a District Manager, she recruited and managed the organizational development and retention of employees. Her background as a successful entrepreneur is evident as she has partnered with her husband, Paul, at Fusion Coatings, Inc. in Livermore where she continues on the Board of Directors. Ask Julie what her specialty is, and she will tell you that she is a true generalist. She enjoys recruiting for R&D as well as IT engineers and their support staff. When placing sales and marketing professionals, her retention rate is above average.

As past president of California Staffing Professionals, she served two terms and achieved the Diamond Award for the Silicon Valley Chapter. Starting in 2010 and each year since, Julie has donated her time and expertise to the Annual Job Acquisition Skills Training Workshop at Bridges-to-Jobs. With her passion for people, Julie continues to assist Silicon Valley clients in building exceptional teams.

Chris Cleveland, Office Manager/Recruiting Coordinator

Chris joined Hallmark Personnel in July 2013 as our Office Manager and Recruiting Coordinator. Chris comes from a recruiting, semiconductor test equipment manufacturing and property management background. With over 3 years of recruiting experience in IT, medical device and biotech industries, as well as over 5 years each in semiconductor manufacturing and property management, his expertise is a great addition to our staff. He resides in San Jose.