Mark D'Agostino

Mark James D’Agostino


Mark James D’Agostino, is president and founder of ConnectedHR, a professional services firm that delivers high-caliber, right-sized human resources support and strategy. Since its founding in 2014, ConnectedHR has become one of the fastest growing Human Resources consulting companies specializing in Fractional HR™ Professionals, HR consulting, and Professional Recruiting Services with offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Austin, TX.

An experienced entrepreneur, in 2001 D’Agostino founded Trifecta Business Products, Inc. which he grew to three locations and 50+ employees before selling the business in 2011. Next, he co-founded a staffing and recruitment start-up and served as its president for two years. He then founded ConnectedHR to provide the high-quality yet cost-effective HR support and strategy he realized was essential for growing businesses to navigate steep growth curves.

D’Agostino is an active member of both the Cleveland and Austin chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) in which he has held key leadership positions both locally and nationally. A graduate of Cleveland State University, D’Agostino has studied entrepreneurial strategy with Harvard Business School Executive Education, serves on the board of the Greater Cleveland Partnership Mid-Market Committee, is a member of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, member of Austin Business Journals; Business Journals Leadership Trust, and serves on the Austin, TX board of directors for the Senior Leadership Network for Conscious Capitalism.