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Terry Terhark

Founder and CEO

An accomplished entrepreneur in talent acquisition and technology, Terry continues to build on more than 25 years of experience in the recruiting industry with his latest endeavor, NXTThing. A recognized leader in the talent acquisition field, Terry has founded and grown several highly successful enterprise recruiting brands. He leverages his wealth of industry expertise and strategic vision to build successful businesses that increase opportunity for all.

Before founding NXTThing, Terry was president of ADP Talent Acquisition Solutions. He led 1,000 ADP associates globally to ensure ADP clients benefited from HCM services, including RPO, screening and selection, ADP Recruiting Technology, I-9 verification, and AIRS.

Previously, Terry had founded Selective Staffing Inc., which he sold to Aon in 1998, and in 2003, he founded The RightThing, which he sold to ADP in 2011. Terry received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from the University of Findlay in 2005.

For Terry, life’s most rewarding when experienced through meaningful relationships. Terry is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and a recognized industry speaker.

Terry enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and marlin fishing.

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