About Us


Brilliant Minds Solutions is a PhD and special skilled veteran recruitment firm dedicated to the temporary, temp-to-permanent and permanent placement of top-notch candidates Nationwide. The company was founded in 2016 by Derrick Ferguson, Kenneth Barton, and Dr. Daniel L. Farkas PhD. Brilliant Minds Solutions recruits and places high-quality PhDs and veterans with small to large companies. We locate the best talent for permanent placement positions and provide companies with the ability to fully staff projects from a single source, thus providing our clients with substantial cost savings, increased efficiency and a one-stop solution to their staffing needs. Dr. Farkas is a world-renown scientist with an extensive professional network within the PhD community. Combined with Mr. Ferguson’s immense veteran resources and prior experience in recruiting, Brilliant Minds Solutions has identified a niche in the recruitment of PhDs and special skilled veterans across the US. As a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), companies who partner with Brilliant Minds Solutions can meet their diversity targets, mandates and federal supplier requirements. The Brilliant Minds Solutions Team mission is to become one of the most reliable and effective leaders in the recruitment and placement of our highly vetted, best-in-class PhD and veteran candidates.


Derrick Ferguson, CEO

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Kenneth Barton

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Daniel L Farkas, PhD

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