Mike Carter Joins KORE1 Business Development Team, Brings Extensive Leadership Expertise

By Kore1 on July 25, 2023 in Inside KORE1


Irvine, CA—KORE1, a leading provider of IT, engineering, accounting & finance, construction, scientific, and healthcare IT staffing solutions nationwide, is excited to announce the recent addition of Mike Carter to the business development team. With a background in marketing and sales leadership in the action sports and youth culture industries, Carter brings a unique perspective and valuable expertise to KORE1’s team.

Carter’s extensive experience in the action sports and youth culture sectors has equipped him with a deep appreciation for the power of teamwork. He never shies away from offering a helping hand, which will prove valuable in his role.

Before founding Engine Accelerate in 2012, Mike co-founded Electric Visual, a groundbreaking company revolutionizing the eyewear industry with its innovative designs and cutting-edge technology. As a co-founder, he played a pivotal role in shaping Electric Visual’s identity, brand strategy, and market presence.

Following his success at Electric Visual, Mike went on to hold prominent positions in other industry-leading companies. As the VP of Global Marketing at Skullcandy, he orchestrated impactful campaigns that resonated with youth culture worldwide while also playing a pivotal role taking the company public.

Later, he assumed the role of VP of Sales for the Agenda Trade Show, an influential platform where culture meets commerce. In this capacity, he skillfully navigated the intricate dynamics of modern retail and cultivated invaluable partnerships between brands and retailers.

Most recently, Carter co-founded Engine RPM, a specialized approach to business acceleration focusing on youth culture, media, modern retail, marketing, social media strategy, product sourcing, and technology building. Through his work, he has successfully connected brands with their target audience, fostered customer loyalty, and achieved measurable growth.

Throughout his journey, Carter has consistently leveraged his vast experience in youth culture, media, marketing, and technology innovation to guide businesses towards accelerated growth. His unique blend of expertise has enabled him to connect brands with their target audiences, foster unwavering customer loyalty, and achieve measurable and impressive outcomes for his partners.

“I’m thrilled to join KORE1 and contribute to the company’s continued success in providing top-tier staffing solutions,” said Carter. “KORE1’s commitment to excellence and their ability to match the right talent with the right organizations aligns perfectly with my passion for cultivating meaningful connections between individuals and companies.”

Carter’s dedication to nurturing future leaders extends beyond his professional pursuits. In his free time, he actively engages with the community by coaching youth sports such as baseball, football, and surfing. Through these activities, he aims to make a positive impact on the lives of young individuals.

“We are delighted to welcome Mike to the KORE1 team,” said Steve Quarles, CEO of KORE1. “His extensive experience in marketing and sales leadership will undoubtedly strengthen our ability to deliver exceptional staffing solutions to our clients across various industries. We look forward to the positive impact Mike will have as he helps us identify and connect top talent with our valued partners.”

With an outstanding track record, Mike continues to be a driving force in the business world, inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. Thanks to his joining the team, KORE1 is well-positioned to deliver exceptional services and foster long-lasting partnerships.

About KORE1

KORE1 is a leading provider of IT, engineering, accounting & finance, construction, scientific, and healthcare IT staffing solutions nationwide. With a commitment to excellence and a personalized approach, KORE1 connects organizations with top-tier talent, enabling them to achieve their business objectives efficiently and effectively. Learn more at KORE1.com.