The PEAK Experience

We’re driven by a strong desire to improve our client’s companies by attracting the talent they need to hire!

Experience Counts

Our founder, Michael Duggan, brings first-hand expertise in the dynamics behind building a winning team, and the understanding of every day challenges managers face. Most recently serving as a Managing Partner at The HealthCare Initiative, part of the MRI network, Michael won 13 awards for outstanding achievement in recruitment during the past decade. Twice awarded Pace Setter designation representing the top 2% of recruiters worldwide. Prior he was a Territory Manager and Sales Coordinator, as well as working as Sales Manager for two successful startup operations. His experience in building and training these diverse teams has taught him first hand the positive impact hiring the right candidate can bring to an organization.


At the root of every great organization lays the foundation, great people. Working with clients to qualify and obtain top performing professionals using a consultative approach we are able to avoid wasted time with undeliverable candidates, and ensure not only a fit based on qualifications, but a fit based on company culture and core values. We take pride in building long lasting relationships with client companies and candidates.

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PEAK Leadership

Michael Duggan
Founder and President

Michael is a Colorado Native who is a self-driven and passionate professional with more than a decade of Professional Executive Search Experience.

Prior to founding PEAK recruiter in 2018 Michael was a Managing Partner at THI, a nationally recognized recruitment firm in Denver Colorado.

Michael has received the prestigious MRI Network Pace Setter Award on two occasions. This award represents the Top 2% of recruiters worldwide. He has received regional contract staffing of the year awards and for the past decade has consistently ranked in the top 200 recruiters worldwide.

Clients and Candidates Share Their Experience

“Having worked with Mike in the past, he is very diligent, tenacious and hard working with any task at hand. His energy and passion for his work shines through all of his actions. He is a pleasure to work with especially in difficult situations and has a real can-do attitude. I really enjoyed working with him.”

Lisa S, Contractor

“Mike is amazing to work with. He is so thorough in his work – because of his outstanding efforts and ethics, we now have a wonderful employee. Thanks so much!”

Alicia C, Recruiter

“Through sheer coincidence and perfect timing, Mike approached me as a recruiter for a job assignment that I potentially would have missed. His thoroughness and patience in assessment of client needs has resulted in a win-win-win arrangement for all involved. Without any reservation, I enthusiastically recommend Michael Duggan in his advocacy role as a recruiter. He is genuine, thorough, and excellent!”

Vivian T, Contractor

“Everything was great. Mike Duggan was excellent to work with – he was available night and day – placed our person within days!”

Anita G, Human Resources Director

“Created a positive initial impression. Made a conscious effort to understand my company’s philosophy, goals and business needs. Delivered well-screened, qualified candidates. Mike and I have developed a great rapport with one another. He is the first person I think of if I’m considering an external recruitment firm to assist with a search for a leadership position.”

Kim B, Director of Recruitment

“My experience with recruiting firms has been limited. I am used to being contacted by a recruiter only at the first screening level. However, this was quite different and I am impressed with both the screening and preparation processes – Mike’s coaching helped me advance in my career.”

Kathy R, Manager

“I appreciated working with Mike. He was honest and candid in the conversations and he presented us with viable well qualified candidates. Thank you for a great experience and presenting Erica to our facility; she is working out well!”

Patricia W, HR/Recruitment

“Mike is an outstanding account executive. Presented very well qualified candidates, did not waste my time with candidates that “might fit”. Very satisfied with his work. The real proof is Mike placed 2 great candidates in hard to fill positions. If I have a position to fill Mike gets the 1st call!”

Al T., Director of Recruitment

“Mike is a dedicated and driven recruiter. He really listens and understands precisely what the need is and executes for results, every time. I highly recommend Mike.”

Joe P, Contractor Operations

“Would love to see us working together again. I am very satisfied with the contract we put together.”

Connie S, Contractor

“Mike was wonderful to work with. A true professional, he helped me to navigate and land my dream role. He is through, attentive to his clients, and brings a wealth of experience to his work. During the entire process, Mike kept me informed, and well prepared. I highly recommend his services.”

S. Muna J, Leadership - CC

“Mike and I met over a phone call last year, right when I was looking for a hospital pharmacist position by the end of my residency training. His professionalism, genuineness and sense of humor impressed me from the day one. He was a good listener, well articulate, responsible and extremely organized person. He took his time to learn my skills, qualities, personality and most importantly my expectations out of a future job. He worked with me through each and every…

Dehali B, Candidate Pharma

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