Brian Small Appointed to Lead Manufacturing Recruiters

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – August 17, 2015 – Dave Nerz, president of NPAworldwide recently announced that Brian Small, of Prime Management Group (Kitchener, Ontario), has been appointed to lead the Manufacturing / Mining / Construction / Supply Chain trading group within NPAworldwide. NPAworldwide is a member-owned, global recruiting network that brings independent recruiting firms together to facilitate cooperative, split-fee placements. The trading groups offer split placement opportunities for member recruiters who focus in the same occupational or industrial niches.

 As a trading group leader, Mr. Small will help members in manufacturing and related specialties find trading partners, lead conference calls and live events, and assist in enrolling new members. Each trading group leader is a member of NPAworldwide. The trading group structure allows specialist recruiters to connect more easily to their most likely trading partners.


“NPAworldwide is a member-owned network and volunteer leadership is a key part of our success as an organization,” said president Dave Nerz. He added, “Over the years, our member volunteers have provided us with outstanding direction, passion, support, insight, industry knowledge, and business expertise. We are extremely pleased to have Brian Small serving as a trading group leader.”

Mr. Small has been recruiting for more than 20 years and was previously drafted to the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers. Prime Management Group Inc. ( is an executive search and recruitment firm specializing in the placement of professionals for both management and non-management positions in many fields including: technology, alternative energy, consumer products, manufacturing, municipal/public sector, health care, sales, human resources, accounting and finance, and engineering.

About NPAworldwide. NPAworldwide is a recruitment network facilitating placements between its members. The network has nearly 500 member offices across 6 continents. For more information, please visit or