Stephen Morrell

Managing Director – Recruiting and Sales

Meet Stephen Morrell, the visionary managing director at Pierce, spearheading both sales and recruiting teams while shaping the company’s overarching trajectory. With a profound ability to problem-solve and a knack for innovative brainstorming, Stephen leads by example. His impact resonates through his dual focus on elevating Pierce to an industry leader and cultivating a robust, employee-centric environment.


Stephen’s goal is to continue propelling Pierce’s growth forward, expanding its headcount while offering impeccable service to clients and consultants. His unique skill set enables him to discern clients’ and candidates’ true needs, piecing together solutions that drive progress.


A West Virginia University economics graduate, Stephen boasts 15 years of IT staffing and managed service experience, with over a decade at Pierce. His imprint on companies spans diverse industries like healthcare, insurance, financial & fintech, technology start-ups, and education, solidifying his role as a key player in Pierce’s success story.

What’s your favorite piece of technology of all time?

The cell phone.

What’s your favorite quote?

“Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen. I’m telling you; amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien.

What's your spirit animal and why?

A dog. They’re happy-go-lucky, energetic, loyal, always up for an adventure. They always seem to see the positive in any situation.

What's something completely random that nobody would've guessed about you?

I’m a big craft beer nerd.

Do you have a hidden talent?

I’m a fantasy baseball and football guru.