Team Members Profile

Wayne Rampey


Rampey earned a BS in Engineering, beginning his career as an engineer, and later earned his MBA. His early career includes working for Hewlett Packard as well as a venture capital backed software firm, and has successfully founded several technology service companies. Both as a company founder and member of executive management teams, Rampey has successfully guided the development and growth of several technology staffing / consulting companies. For over six years, Rampey has served on the board of directors and executive steering committee on Tech Titans (formerly the Metroplex Technology Business Council), the largest technology trade organization in Texas, and one of the largest in the United States. In addition to his role at Apollo Staffing, Rampey continues to serve in his board level responsibilities with several small technology companies in the area, as well as an advisory board member at Texas Christian University for the Business Information Systems (BIS) degree.

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James Bier

Principal / Co-Founder

James was one of three original founders of Apollo Staffing in 2001. Since then, James has helped grow all of the Apollo Staffing solutions lines, and was instrumental in the launch of VAR Staffing. In addition to providing progressive staff-augmentation solutions throughout the IT community, James’ particular niche is supporting security, large enterprise, and networking / infrastructure positions.  James handles both client and candidate relationships on a national basis.

James is an avid golfer, and when not on the golf course, he enjoys spending time with his son and daughter. James has resided in the Dallas area for over 35 years; spending four years in Austin and is a 1998 graduate of St. Edward’s University.

Mark Bier

Principal / Co-Founder

Mark is a founding Principal of both Apollo Staffing and VAR Staffing, and is a champion and evangelist of providing the highest possible service to our clients. Mark has worked with hundreds of IT organizations and Solution Providers throughout his career.  Mark handles both client and candidate relationships on a national basis. Mark is a 1988 graduate of St. Edward’s University.

Erik Habel

Principal / Co-Founder

Erik is one of three original founders of Apollo Staffing in 2001. Since then, Erik was also instrumental in the launch and continued growth of VAR Staffing. Erik has in-depth expertise in recruiting and account management responsibilities on a national basis. Erik is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin in 1998. He has resided in the Dallas area for over 36 years and has been an executive in the staffing business since 1999.

Matt Mills

Director of Recruiting

Matt has been an integral member of the Apollo Staffing team since 2006, and currently manages the recruiting team. He has over ten years of recruiting industry experience and has been focused recruiting & placement of IT professionals since 2005. Matt also prides himself not only on finding the top talent from a technical perspective, but also presenting only those candidates that also possess the soft skills potential employers desire.