Our Leadership Team

Mike Fischer: CEO

Recipient of multiple awards, including Crain's "40 under 40," Mike's key responsibilities include Military Hire's vision and business strategy. With 25 years of IT industry experience, he dependably grows the highest value components of the business, both organically and through acquisition. Mike holds a BS in Management Information Systems with Bowling Green State University and an MBA with The Ohio State University.

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Marling Engle: President

Armed with 24 years of "building things" in code, and 12 years of running technology businesses, Marling handles M&A integration, business strategy and operations. Having taught himself code when he was just nine years of age, Marling has deep knowledge in SaaS product development and business process automation. Through perseverance, loyalty and hard work, he's built a reputation for solving large, complex problems, partly by ignoring implied or artificial constraints.

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Robert Riegle: COO

Dr. Robert Riegle leads and manages business development across three major lines of business and leads market strategies for product and capability placement. He is also the Chief Operating Officer for WillCo LLC, an innovative, privately-held information technology solutions provider serving government and commercial clients in the information security and credentialing space.

Dr. Riegle also served as the Director of the State and Local Government Program Office within the Office of Intelligence & Analysis in The U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Riegle has developed security solutions for National Security Agencies, US Dept. of Homeland Security and Law Enforcement organizations worldwide.

Dr. Riegle has numerous military awards and decorations including two Combat Action Ribbons, The Joint Unit Commendation Medal, The Joint Unit Achievement Medal, and four Navy Achievement Medals. He is a member of the UDT/Seal Association, the American Bar Association, and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association.

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Andrew Novak: Account Strategist

Andrew Novak brings 6+ years of experience working with high-growth technology startups to his role at Military Hire. Andrew is an enthusiastic business development and operations leader that has a passion for creating measurable and long-lasting positive change. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business (Marketing) from Miami University and is passionate about creating community through thoughtful collaborations. At Military Hire, Andrew's primary responsibility is connecting with current and prospective recruiters, employers, and veteran-friendly organizations to advance and collaborate on the Military Hire Mission to: "Serve Those Who Served."

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