Blue Signal was founded in Chicago in 2012, and since then, has grown into a multimillion-dollar executive, permanent, contract, and temporary placement firm with offices in the Phoenix and Chicago areas. Blue Signal has established itself as the premier executive search firm within wireless/telecom, emerging technology, IT, lighting, food/agriculture, plastics & packaging, cloud, medical/healthcare, IoT, and related industry niches.
At Blue Signal, we believe hiring the right people is the best way to transform business. Our targeted, specialized searches deliver highly qualified professionals to meet every hiring need. Our team has decades of combined experience in finding the right people for each unique company culture and industry niche.
Our team works nationally with both candidates and hiring managers to find the right fit. Contact us today to let us know how we can help.
Meet Our Team
Our recruiting team excels in providing outstanding service to fit your unique goals, timeline, and budget. The Blue Signal team is proud to provide deep industry knowledge to make sure you get the best candidate for the job.
CHIEF CLIENT OFFICER
With 23 years of experience in executive search, Kenda leverages her vast expertise to further enhance Blue Signal's client offerings and relationships. She has successfully completed over 400 executive searches for venture-backed technology companies.
SR. RECRUITING MANAGER
Kelsey brings experience in executive recruitment as well as a background in fitness and dance with her to Blue Signal. She specializes in medical & healthcare recruiting, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and clinical research positions. Kelsey focuses on research and development, clinical development, pharmaceutical advertising, medical communications, and many others.
Melissa’s 15 years of recruiting experience gives her a second nature understanding of clients’ hiring needs. When it comes to lighting, manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, and sales in IoT and AI; she has a unique capacity to review chemistry and motivation from both parties and make lasting placements.
Bo has a background in international business, product procurement and sourcing. Much like material procurement, finding quality candidates requires a particular set of skills surrounding lead generation, negotiations, relationship management, and collaboration. Bo has the skills it takes to source for your next top hire.
DIRECTOR OF STAFFING
Tom is a seasoned staffing professional with 17 years of experience in the industry. He has worked with two of the largest and most respected staffing firms, where he has gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field. Tom specializes in staffing for Finance & Accounting, as well as Non-Clinical Healthcare/Revenue cycle positions.
Katt is a proven executive recruiter with a track record of success in building professional connections to create diverse talent pipelines within healthcare and dental. She seeks to collaborate with hiring executives as a trusted talent advisor, placing people within clinical and management roles.
SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER
Melissa brings to the table a strong background in sales and recruiting, specifically in manufacturing recruiting, engineering recruiting, and F&A recruiting. She’s highly committed to ensuring that her clients and candidates get the best possible outcomes and overall experience.
Equipped with a wealth of industry experience in recruiting, Joel brings a unique yet influential background in areas like nonprofit management, construction sales, and wealth management. Simply put, Joel knows what it takes to make any business successful. From risk management to problem solving, he’ll have your back.
Nick's diverse background, spanning warehousing, construction, hospitality, and telecom showcases his adaptability. His rich experience, complemented by his strong interpersonal skills, led him to the world of recruiting. Today, he connects candidates to fitting roles using his vast industry knowledge.
Having previously spent nearly a decade as a DAS/RF Engineer, Tim brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the telecommunications industry to the team. While he enjoyed engineering, he is now ready to unite qualified candidates in their dream roles with innovative companies!
Brandon Spillar has a unique background the sets him apart in the talent acquisition space. Born in the mid-west, raised in the south, and living overseas has given him a broad perspective and a diverse skill set. At Blue Signal, Brandon specializes in sales recruiting, renewable energy recruiting, and construction recruiting.
Stephanie brings eight years of elementary school teaching experiences with her into recruiting. Along with being highly organized, honest, and hard working, Stephanie encourages a growth mindset and thrives when cultivating and maintaining positive and productive relationships with those around her.
Ava brings a unique perspective from her HR experience within the energy, oil, and gas industries to the recruiting team at Blue Signal. She understands the importance of bringing the full picture of a candidate to the hiring team, rather than just a resume. With this knowledge, Ava aims to match top talent with the business needs of clients.
Eddie is an experienced recruiter who has a focus in tech and biopharma. He has previously placed candidates in tech-based roles throughout the New York City Metropolitan area and continues to build his expertise at Blue Signal, working with candidates internationally.
Kaitlyn's background as a Registered Dietitian and interest in farming sparked a passion for connecting with others in the nutrition, health, and wellness industries. Focusing on agriculture recruiting and healthcare recruiting, she is able to make genuine connections with her candidates to propel their careers in a positive direction.
Gabriela brings four years of dedicated recruiting experience to Blue Signal. Having initially specialized in Construction and Engineering, she seamlessly transitioned her expertise to encompass Salesforce and nCino domains. She excels in matching top-tier talent with the perfect roles, driving organizational success.
SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER
Loren has over 15 years of staffing experience in a variety of industries. He has extensive experience in IT and Engineering, placing candidates in software development and engineering roles, quality assurance, project management, network and system administration, electrical, mechanical and manufacturing engineering positions, just to name a few. He is also comfortable working with executive level and mid-level positions.
DIRECTOR OF STAFFING
Kyle brings over 10 years of talent acquisition industry expertise as both a recruiter and leader to Blue Signal. He is passionate about helping companies find top talent in multiple industries, with a specialization in Healthcare/Revenue Cycle, Information Technology, Finance, and Accounting roles.
SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER
Trevor is an accomplished Sr. Executive Recruiter with a strong background in sales and several years of experience in the recruiting space. With a particular focus on the electrical, lighting, sales, and engineering recruiting spaces, Trevor brings a wealth of industry-specific knowledge and expertise to every search he undertakes.
RACS SALES SPECIALIST
John Ross Wilsey
John Ross brings extensive sales expertise to his role within Blue Signal’s recruiting team. Prior to recruiting, he worked in sales for consumer products, communication, and more for over 12 years. His success proves his ability to discern the needs of a client – and deliver.
Meet Our Team
Our recruiting team works closely with the marketing, operations, people & culture, research and support team. We create custom job descriptions and job marketing materials for each client's openings, in addition to tailored interview preparation materials and in-house industry research.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Lacey is the head of marketing department and is responsible for Blue Signal’s marketing strategy and team. She manages website development, branding, SEO, digital marketing, and graphic design. She also builds market trend reports on candidate pools, industry trends, and market forecasting.
Aylish is passionate about all things marketing including content creation, writing, social media, and customer insights. At Blue Signal, she supports the marketing team by creating elevated recruiting materials and digital content.
SR. MARKETING SPECIALIST
Taylor is passionate about people and all things marketing, which is why she thrives at Blue Signal. She supports the marketing team by utilizing her extensive administrative background and creative eye to produce marketing content and recruiting support materials.
TECHNICAL BUSINESS ANALYST
Justin leverages his educational background in Management Information Systems to align IT and business operational goals. He optimizes Blue Signal’s system software and applications to ensure data integrity and system functionality.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Jonathan supports a range of customer-facing and strategic functions. He heads the operations and technical support departments and manages IT initiatives and sales support goals. He also acts as our database administrator. He excels at building customer-focused action plans to help companies reach their business goals.
LEAD PROGRAM MANAGER
With a background in recruiting, Brittney has the knowledge and insight needed to help propel Blue Signal into future success. In her role today, she will support several strategic functions including sales support, business initiatives, and administrative tasks.
HR DIRECTOR / GENERAL COUNSEL
Jessica brings more than 10 years of experience in Legal Services and Human Resources to Blue Signal. Jessica received her J.D. from Texas A&M School of Law. She has experience in strategic HR planning, federal and state law compliance, employment contract negotiations, employee benefits, and payroll.
CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE MANAGER
At the heart of everything, Amanda is a storyteller. She has been tasked with building out Blue Signal's candidate-focused support services, applying her expert knowledge of resume writing, job-search and interview coaching, and content marketing to help job seekers become their own best advocates.
PEOPLE AND CULTURE MANAGER
Angela has gained in-depth experience across the Human Resource, Talent Acquisition, and Training and Development spaces, while also having a strong background in the recruiting industry. She is a process-oriented critical thinker who is passionate about working toward the greater good and helping others.
Rosie supports the Blue Signal operations and recruiting team. She brings extensive experience in customer service, quality assurance, and management. Her expertise in these areas, combined with a growth mindset, makes her a powerful force in the workplace.
PEOPLE AND CULTURE SPECIALIST
Caroline is a compassionate and hard worker who leads internal hiring at Blue Signal. She finds fulfillment in improving the lives of others and keeps an open mind for new perspectives and learning opportunities.
SR. MARKETING SPECIALIST
Kayla brings a breadth of experience to the Blue Signal team. She received a BA in Psychology with an Honors distinction from Austin College. Kayla utilizes her background to support the recruiting team with quick, creative problem-solving and a team-oriented focus for success.
SR. PROJECT MANAGER
Kimberly has a strong background in accounting and project management. She leverages her eye for detail and commitment to excellence to bring a versatile problem-solving approach to all she does.
McKessa supports Blue Signal's finance team; leveraging her data analysis, problem solving, and active learning skills to get the job done. With a BS degree in Accounting from Grand Canyon University, her expertise is vital to the company's continued success.
Makenzi supports the Blue Signal team by overseeing the effectiveness and fluidity of the recruitment process. She works diligently to accomplish administrative tasks that help the team successfully connect top candidates with clients.
Ashlyn brings her unique background as a certified mindfulness coach to her role as a Project Manager at Blue Signal Search. Leveraging her expertise in mindfulness and personal development, she guides individuals toward improved well-being while efficiently managing projects. Her diverse experience and passion for mindfulness make her a valuable asset to the Blue Signal team.
RECRUITER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Hanna excels in her role as a Recruiter Support Specialist at Blue Signal Search, backed by her substantial experience in administrative roles and customer experience. Utilizing her skills in recruiting, resume reviewing, and project management, she efficiently manages recruitment processes. Her diverse experience, combined with a passion for human resources and customer service, makes her an integral member of the Blue Signal team.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Seasoned corporate accounting and finance professional with a proven track record of streamlining operations and leading change management across diverse business groups. Expertise in commercial real estate, financial planning and analysis, strategic finance, data analytics, financial modeling, process re-engineering, and systems implementation.
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