Our passion is moving your business forward.

Our recruiting team delivers customized engaged placement services with outstanding results.

About Us

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, 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.

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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.

Matt Walsh
Matt Walsh

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT / CEO

Matt Walsh

As an awarded Pinnacle Society member, Matt has extensive experience recruiting for wireless, telecom, and IoT. He has placed candidates at every level: C-suite, VPs, directors, team leads, engineers, sales personnel, and technical experts.

Jordan Lawhead
Jordan Lawhead

VICE PRESIDENT

Jordan Lawhead

Jordan specializes in recruiting for unified communications, software, and technical sales. He has deep industry experience in UCaaS, cloud, managed IT services, sales, voice/data, and connectivity.

Art Reed
Art Reed

VICE PRESIDENT

Art Reed

Art has over 20 years of experience and has held senior roles in Fortune 100 companies and startups. He focuses on positions within emerging technology, IoT/M2M, telecom, and wireless.

Ryan Walsh
Ryan Walsh

DIRECTOR OF RECRUITING

Ryan Walsh

Ryan comes from a Fortune 50 company with over 10 years of experience in the Auditing/Accounting arena. He is committed to providing value-added expertise to the business unit leaders across many industries.

Bryan O'Connor
Bryan O'Connor

SR. RECRUITING MANAGER

Bryan O'Connor

Bryan comes from a sales and account management background, with special expertise in software, cloud solutions, and digital marketing. Bryan specializes in software, wireless/telecom, and emerging technology.

Brent Stokes
Brent Stokes

RECRUITING MANAGER

Brent Stokes

Brent has worked as both a full-desk recruiter and a sales professional, placing candidates in industries including: Engineering, Software, Wireless, Telecom, Information Systems, Technology, and Core IT roles.

Kelsey Campion
Kelsey Campion

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Kelsey Campion

Kelsey brings experience in executive recruitment as well as a background in fitness and dance with her to Blue Signal. For the past few years, she has specialized in healthcare and pharmaceutical staffing.

John Stuart
John Stuart

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

John Stuart

John has a background in financial services and investing. He specializes in locating top talent within the financial space, as well as locating talent for telecom, sales, and other top industries.

Melissa Coleman
Melissa Coleman

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Melissa Coleman

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.

Jason Parker
Jason Parker

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Jason Parker

Jason joins the Blue Signal team having spent 14 years working in the staffing and recruiting industry. He has worked primarily in technology with initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support.

Michael Pitts
Michael Pitts

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Mike Pitts

Michael has been recruiting in the healthcare industry since 2016. From contract hire to permanent placements, he has supported clients through the industry’s changes by providing specialized physicians, nurses, and medical care talent to assist clients in reaching their goals.

Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Kevin Smith

Kevin joins Blue Signal with extensive recruiting experience in Plastics Manufacturing. He is well-versed in executive placements for Management, Operations, Engineering, Quality and Sales talent within all levels of plastics manufacturing for many industries.

John Ross Wilsey
John Ross Wilsey

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

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.

Josh Futrel
Josh Futrel

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Josh Futrel

Josh is a professional search consultant with a strong track record of success with small and large healthcare companies. Having placed over 300 professionals in the last 4 years, I have a passion and talent for placing key operations, sales, and clinical leadership roles at both site level and corporate level.

Katt Dawiedczyk
Katt Dawiedczyk

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Katt Dawiedczyk

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.

Joanna Kimionakis
Joanna Kimionakis

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Joanna Kimionakis

Joanna has over 6 years success in making perfect placements, specifically in Information Technology roles. Whether it’s improving programs, supporting company structure, or just filling a newfound need, she prides herself on the relationships she has built – and supports people long after placement.

Melissa Capello
Melissa Capello

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Melissa Capello

Melissa takes an innovative approach to executive search, contract staffing, and recruitment outsourcing. She specializes in accounting, finance, and sales positions – placing professionals like Accounting Managers, Auditors, and Sales Executives.

Brian Howell
Brian Howell

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Brian Howell

Brian has a demonstrated history of success in staffing and recruiting – with nearly 10 years of experience in the industry. He specializes in finding and securing top talent within manufacturing, technology, and energy verticals. 

Sumaya Akhter
Sumaya Akhter

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Sumaya Akhter

Sumaya is a highly successful headhunter within Banking, Accounting, and Finance. Some of her top placements include AR Specialists, Branch Managers, Research & Remediation Analysts, and Financial Advisors. She is passionate about recruitment because it allows her to connect leaders with top talent.

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Jim Dorgan
Jim Dorgan

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Jim Dorgan

Jim brings over 6 years of recruiting experience with him to Blue Signal. He has a successful track record of staffing manufacturing, technical, supply chain, engineering, sales, marketing, HR, and other types of professionals within various industries. He has won several awards and has been recognized for his staffing excellence throughout his career.

Andrew Leeson
Andrew Leeson

SR. ACCOUNT MANAGER

Andrew Leeson

Andrew is an experienced IT and manufacturing recruiter, with success in staffing and recruiting professionals like Software Engineers, SAP Technical/Functional Consultants, and Manufacturing Professionals. He is sure to deliver when it comes to team building, continuous improvement, or other hiring initiatives.

Jared Wenzel
Jared Wenzel

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Jared Wenzel

Jared is our own one-stop-shop for healthcare and managed care talent. With a background in recruiting, strategy, leadership development, and consulting – he knows what needs to be done to get your business to the next level. He finds the best of the best, not just the best in your zip code.

Lisa Garstang
Lisa Garstang

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Lisa Garstang

Lisa has 15 years’ experience recruiting and staffing in IT, Finance & Accounting and HR/Administrative. She has exceptional relationships with both her clients and candidates enabling her to help companies grow their business with top talent.

Jerald McClure Recruiter
Jerald McClure Recruiter

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Jerald McClure

Jerald has over 5 years of expertise in managing accounts and delivering top talent within medical and engineering industry verticals. Having studied electronics and electrical engineering himself, he is your best asset when it comes to meeting needs and exceeding expectations within hiring.

Jordan Richardson Recruiter
Jordan Richardson Recruiter

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Jordan Richardson

Jordan’s expertise is in accounting, finance, manufacturing, and logistics roles. His experience with some of the big names in recruiting taught him the value of a large candidate pipeline, but he came to Blue Signal knowing the importance of that personal touch when making successful, lasting placements.

Bo Scott
Bo Scott

EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Bo Scott

Bo’s background resides in the sourcing function. 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. 

Alex Bolan
Alex Bolan

EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Alex Bolan

Although a newcomer to the recruiting world, Alex has an extensive track record of success when it comes to creating and maintaining long-lasting business relationships. With his insight into sales and consulting, he is sure to help any company meet and exceed its talent acquisition goals. 

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.

Lacey Walters
Lacey Walters

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Lacey Walters

Lacey manages Blue Signal’s Marketing strategy and Marketing Team. She is responsible for website development, SEO, digital marketing, and graphic design.  She also builds market trend reports on candidate pools, industry trends, and market forecasting.

Amber Lamb
Amber Lamb

MARKETING MANAGER

Amber Lamb

Amber supports the Blue Signal team by developing marketing materials for internal and external use. She has conducted marketing training, optimized internal processes, and adds value to the company through her creativity and innovation.

Aylish Devore
Aylish DeVore

MARKETING SPECIALIST

Aylish DeVore

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. 

Sam Kotowski
Sam Kotowski

MARKETING SPECIALIST

Sam Kotowski

Sam supports the marketing team, human resources department, and operational management team at Blue Signal. She offers an extra hand to many departments and aids in their overall success. She is skilled in creating marketing materials, developing HR initiatives, and organizing data.

Jonathan Lee
Jonathan Lee

SR. MANAGER OF OPERATIONS

Jonathan Lee

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.

Brittney Achziger
Brittney Achziger

PROJECT MANAGER

Brittney Achziger

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. 

Jessica Walsh
Jessica Walsh

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

Jessica Walsh

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.

Karli Larson
Karli Larson

PEOPLE & CULTURE MANAGER

Karli Larson

Karli’s path to HR came from her two passions, people and service. She believes that HR is one of the single most human-based roles out there. By supporting the internal culture for the humans of Blue Signal, she is in turn helping humans from all industries succeed in their chosen careers!

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Julia Hoofnagle
Julia Hoofnagle

HR GENERALIST

Julia Hoofnagle

Julia strives daily to ensure each employee feels heard. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arizona, earning a BA with an emphasis in ethics to help her carve a career in this vertical. Today, she supports Blue Signal’s employee relations and compliance efforts.

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Kimberly Sjurson
Kimberly Sjurson

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Kimberly Sjurson

Kimberly joins Blue Signal with over 5 years of experience in project management. She is skilled in accounting, data visualization, 3PL, logistics management, and more. In her role with Blue Signal, Kimberly will help the operations team support key business initiatives.

Kiyana James
Kiyana James

RECRUITER SUPPORT SALES ASSISTANT

Kiyana James

Kiyana has 3+ years’ experience in telecommunications, supporting different departments to achieve the best possible client experience. Kiyana is now part of the marketing team, where she supports the recruiting team with materials for business development, and recruiting and sales activities.

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