Meet the RED Team

Matthew Hackney


Career history

Prior to joining RED Global in November 2021, Matthew spent two and a half years at Robert Half International (RHI) as Vice President of Technology & Creative. In just his second year at RHI, Matt achieved 40% year-on-year growth, managing a $40M P&L and a team that was 80% IT and 20% Creative Staffing.

Prior to RHI, Matt spent 6 years in VP and MD roles at Kforce, a professional staffing agency in the Technology space, where he grew his network of 3 offices from $8M to $44M.

Matt has also previously worked at Howard Systems International and Oxford International.

Matthew has a strong track record of inheriting senior-level sales and recruiting staff and working with them to grow successful businesses. Well known in the US recruitment industry, he has an impressive reputation for expanding markets and driving sales growth.

Fun facts

  • Matthew's first job out of college was playing professional baseball, to which he credits his competitive spirit and his ability to engage with people across all walks of life. 

  • He currently resides in Monroe, Connecticut with his wife and children, loves travelling, and watching and playing sports.


  • B.S. Business Administration at Western New England University.

What Matthew thinks about joining RED 

“It is an absolute honour to be joining RED Global US as Managing Director. I’m excited by the opportunity to lead the US business during the next phase of RED Global’s growth plans.”

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Matthew Hackney

Managing Director, USA