The National Register Senior Team
“You Win With People” – Woody Hayes
Patrick A. Mingarelle, President and Managing Partner
Pat is a graduate of West Virginia University and was a commissioned officer in The United States Army Military Police Corps.He served until 1995, retiring his commission with The Army Reserve at the rank of Captain. Pat was a marketing manager and ran a B2B sales organization for a Midwestern wholesale cash and carry corporation when he joined the firm in 1989. Beginning as a sales recruiter. Pat quickly established himself as the sales leader in the Columbus office and, over the years, has become an anchor for the company. He first achieved Century Club honors in 1992 and has achieved that level every year since. He first made President’s Club in 1993 and has been named to that honor every year since. In 1994, Pat was named to the company’s Circle of Excellence. He has been awarded that honor every year as well. In fact, Pat led the company in sales for so many years, that a new award was established to honor his achievement– the Pacesetter Award—which is given for establishing new company records in production. In 1996, Pat was awarded the company’s highest honor by his admission to the Million Dollar Roundtable. Pat had achieved one million dollars in lifetime billings faster than any other recruiter in company history. In his career, Pat has been responsible for over $20 million in recruiting fees. He was promoted to director of business development in 1994, vice president of the firm’s national accounts group in 1997, executive vice president in 2013, and ultimately became President and Managing Partner of National Register USA in 2018. While a long time resident of Columbus, he has firmly held onto his western Pennsylvania heritage and remains a die-hard Steelers fan. Pat is married to a career elementary school teacher.
David A. Molnar, Senior Partner
Dave is one of the founding members of National Register USA. He was a staff recruiter on the day the company opened in December 1978. The recruiting industry was “barbaric” by today’s modern standards. Back then there was no technology except a push button telephone and newspaper job advertisements. Dave was named General Manager in 1980 and led the company in its technological advancements from the purchase of the first word processer, the first fax machine, the first PC and on into the Internet Age. In 1994, Dave bought the business from the original owner and embarked on a career-long project to design and develop the company’s own internal CRM software tool. Today, this software is one of the most robust in the industry with nearly 500,000 lines of code. This proprietary database contains data on over 200,000 sales and sales management candidates and is the foundation of NR USA’s recruiting success. Dave is married with three children. He sports two team logos, the Buckeyes and the Steelers.
Ashan Butt, Senior Recruiter and Executive Search Consultant
Ashan graduated from The Ohio State University in 2006 and got his Master’s in industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2011. After a brief stint in sales, Ashan joined National Register in 2012. He gravitated toward the banking technology space where he is developing a strong national practice placing candidates as Sales Representatives, National Account Managers, Channel Managers and Regional Sales Managers.
Ashan is married to an elementary school teacher, they have two beautiful children.
Ashan knows there is such a thing as football; he just chooses to be a tennis fan.
Katie Morris, Senior Recruiter
Katie worked in the National Register USA intern program for eight months prior to her graduation from The Ohio State University in December 2014. Upon graduation, Katie became a full time recruiter with us. Today, Katie leads search in the life sciences, technology and B2B space,. and is now training in our executive search unit. She is a multiple President Club winner and is in the top rankings of her industry. Katie also oversees our successful internship program.
While attending college, Katie served as a resident advisor in addition to volunteering at numerous non-profit organizations including a hospice care organization and SARNCO (The Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio). Katie is active with the Westerville Chamber of Commerce and A Kid Again. Katie is a die-hard Buckeye and Browns fan.
Tony Harris, Vice President Information Technology
Tony joined National Register USA in August 1998 following his retirement from the military after a distinguished 21-year career. Tony honorably retired as an E-7, senior non commissioned officer. He saw combat action during Desert Storm where he led the operations of a company of soldiers on a mine-sweeping mission in advance of our troops. After combat, Tony became a senior systems administrator and information officer. Although Tony brought many skills to National Register, the ever-changing needs of the information age have required Tony to continuously learn new programming languages, technologies and strategies for creating and managing a state-of-the-art recruiting environment. Tony has been the chief architect and primary programmer of the proprietary National Register CRM program that now has nearly 500,000 lines of code. Tony is married with a son who is enlisted in the Coast Guard. Tony is a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.
Theresa Bennett, Operations Director
Theresa is approaching 25 years with National Register USA. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. Degree in Education. Theresa runs operations, finance, research and training. She specializes in executive search support and has been the key researcher in a number of executive placements. Theresa is the true backbone of our operation! Theresa is, a fan of the Buckeyes, The Bengals, and is a highly active volunteer with A Kid Again. She is extremely proud of her now young adult son and daughter.