Our passion is moving your business forward.

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

About Us

Blue Signal is a nationwide recruiting, executive search, and staffing firm built on a foundation of helping others, doing the right thing, and being excellent. This mindset helps us build deep relationships with our clients and candidates, allowing us to provide better career opportunities and growth for our clients. 

With over 2,500 successful searches completed, Blue Signal has the experience, relationships, and tools to help your company grow. Our deep industry knowledge and streamlined processes will help you to secure high-caliber talent within tight timeframes. Best of all, we back our placements with a 12-month guarantee. 
 
Here are just a few of the awards Blue Signal has won:  

  • 3x Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies 2021, 2022, 2023 
  • Forbes Best Executive Search Firm, Professional Search Firm, and Staffing Firm 2020, 2023 
  • 3x Best Places to Work by Phoenix Business Journal 2020, 2022, 2023 
  • 3x Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2021, 2022, 2023 
  • 4x Ranked #2 Executive Search Firm in Arizona by AZ Big Media 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 
  • 2x #3 Permanent Placement Firm in Arizona by AZ Big Media 2022, 2023 
  • 2x #3 Temporary Placement Firm in Arizona by AZ Big Media 2022, 2023 
  • 2022 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Finalist  
  • 2022 Inc. Inaugural Power Partner   
  • #1 Top Company to Work for in Arizona for Millennials by BestCompaniesAZ 2022 
  • #1 Technical Placement by Ranking Arizona 2022
  • Best and Brightest Company to Work For by NABR 2021

 
What does this mean for you?

When you work with Blue Signal, you can be confident that you are getting the best possible service. We will take the time to understand your needs and develop a custom recruiting strategy that is tailored to your company’s brand and culture. And we will work tirelessly to find the perfect candidates for your open positions.

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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.

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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.

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CHIEF CLIENT OFFICER

Kendra Morales

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.

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SR. VP OF RECRUITING & HEAD OF CLIENT DEVELOPMENT

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.

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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.

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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.

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DIRECTOR OF RECRUITING

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.

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SR. RECRUITING MANAGER

Brent Stokes

Brent is a Senior Recruiting Manager who runs a full desk in the IT industry. He places candidates in Technology Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, Application Development, SAP/ERP, Internet of Things, Embedded Programming, Data, and BI/AI/ML/NLP.

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SR. RECRUITING MANAGER

Kelsey Campion

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.

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SR. RECRUITING MANAGER

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.

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SR. ACCOUNT MANAGER

Erika Aelvoet

Erika has a strong background in healthcare business development and recruiting. She is able to dissect clients pain points and come up with creative solutions that are long lasting and have a strong ROI.

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SR. RECRUITING MANAGER

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.

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SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Laura Wilkins

Laura Wilkins brings eight years of expertise in mobile, wireless, and telecom recruitment, excelling in talent placement across various roles. Her commitment to delivering exceptional results sets her apart as a trusted advisor to both clients and candidates.

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SR. RECRUITING MANAGER

Bo Scott

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. 

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DIRECTOR OF STAFFING

Tom Lathroum

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.

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RECRUITING MANAGER

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.

Recruiter Melissa Wells

SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Melissa Wells

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. 

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RECRUITING MANAGER

Joel Scott

Meet Joel Scott, your ideal cybersecurity recruiting partner. With a proven track record, Joel excels at identifying top talent in this critical field. Trust his expertise in sales, lighting, AI, IoT recruiting, and more. Partner with Joel to secure your business's future in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

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SR. RECRUITING MANAGER

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.

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EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Dori Hutchins

Dori’s background in multiple industries allows her to find qualified candidates through a multitude of avenues. She finds comfort in the fast paced environment of the recruiting world as it promotes quick results for her clients.

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SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Kyle Walker

Kyle is a highly skilled Executive Recruiter with extensive experience in the healthcare, engineering, and agriculture industries. With a proven track record of success, he is passionate about bringing his expertise to help clients achieve their goals.

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EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Miriam Poole

Meet Miriam Poole, a math education expert turned recruitment specialist. Her commitment to assisting candidates in reaching their career goals aligns perfectly with the needs of hiring managers in finance, tech, healthcare, and more.

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SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Tim Breeman

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! 

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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. 

 

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DIRECTOR OF STAFFING

Kyle Wagehoft

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.

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RECRUITING MANAGER

Stephanie Viboch

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.

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SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Jonathan Peters

Jonathan Peters specializes in the fields of healthcare recruiting, FinTech recruiting, banking recruiting, and lighting recruiting. He focuses on building personal relationships while invoking successful growth opportunities for both candidates and clients.

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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.

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SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Christa Jensen

With a solid background in business communication and management, Christa brings key insights to her work as a recruiter. She utilizes her communication skills to sprout meaningful connections while finding quality candidates for clients.

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EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Kaitlyn Shannon

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.

Recruiter Dina Stepanyuk

EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Dina Stepanyuk

Dina is a highly skilled Executive Recruiter with a background in human resources and specialization in healthcare recruiting. She brings a unique perspective to her work, which is informed by her diverse background and global perspective. 

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SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Gabriela Bala

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.

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EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Meaghan Jenkins

Meaghan brings exceptional relationship building skills to the Blue Signal team through her extensive experience in account management and marketing. She is a dedicated, service-focused professional with a passion for helping businesses thrive. 

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SR. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

Hannah Miller-Jones

Hannah is a Sr. Executive Recruiter with a knack for matching candidates with opportunities. Hannah has worked predominantly in the Software/Saas space placing GTM professionals for venture backed startups. Hannah takes pride in being a partner and consultant to both clients and candidates.

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.

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Lacey Walters

VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING

Lacey Walters

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.

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Aylish DeVore

MARKETING MANAGER

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. 

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Taylor Leonard

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Taylor Leonard

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.

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Justin Trotto

SR. TECHNICAL BUSINESS ANALYST

Justin Trotto

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.

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Jonathan Lee

DIRECTOR 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.

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Brittney Achziger

LEAD PROGRAM 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. 

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Jessica Walsh

HR DIRECTOR / GENERAL COUNSEL

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.

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Amanda Miller

CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE MANAGER

Amanda Miller

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. 

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Angela Grahl

SR. PEOPLE AND CULTURE MANAGER

Angela Grahl

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. 

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Rosie Cole

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Rosie Cole

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.

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Caroline Tani

PEOPLE AND CULTURE SPECIALIST

Caroline Tani

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. 

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SALES ENABLEMENT SPECIALIST

Annette Pinales

Annette enthusiastically leverages her innate ability to assist others at Blue Signal. Her creative and determined approach, honed through years of educational experience, now enriches others assisting in the recruitment field. This unique blend of skills guarantees excellence in aligning individuals with their ideal roles but also in imparting valuable insights and support throughout the recruitment process.

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Kimberly Sjurson

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Kimberly Sjurson

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.

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McKessa Crisp

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

McKessa Crisp

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.

Carter Tani

PROJECT MANAGER

Carter Tani

Carter supports the Blue Signal team by overseeing the effectiveness and fluidity of the recruitment process. He works diligently to accomplish administrative tasks that help the team successfully connect top candidates with clients.

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PROJECT MANAGER

Ashlyn Pelitera

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.

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Hanna Ventura

RECRUITER SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Hanna Ventura

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.

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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Joe Horvath

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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