We put the "love" in "I love my job."

Recruitment Partners is Alberta’s most dynamic and reputable recruitment firm. We love what we do and we make sure you love what you do, too.

Expert Recruitment Solutions

With proven experience across a wide spectrum of industries, Recruitment Partners builds successful teams. We know what works.

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Controllers
    • Accountants
    • Analysts
    • Accounting Clerks
    • Bookkeepers
    • Sales & Operations
    • Sales Managers
    • Branch Managers
    • Sales Representatives
    • Supply Chain
    • Operations Managers
    • Human Resources
    • HR Manager
    • Talent Acquisition
    • Benefits Manager
    • HR Coordinator
    • Compensation Analyst
    • Office Support
    • Executive Assistant
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Proposal Assistant
    • Document Control
    • Receptionist
    • Supply Chain
    • Procurement
    • Buyer
    • Logistics Manager
    • Warehouse Manager
    • Inventory Manager
    • Information Technology
    • Desktop Support
    • Project Management
    • Business Analyst
    • Network Specialist
    • Software Developer

Our Mission

We seek the perfect match for everyone we work with, providing all of our clients and candidates with honest and efficient service, paving the way for long-term relationships. Extensive experience and a vast network enables us to customize our service to reflect the uniqueness of each and every client. Our experienced team is renowned for their ability to find quality individuals that will suit your needs.

Our Mission

Our Approach

We embrace a collaborative and consultative approach by truly getting to know our clients' corporate culture and work. Our customized approach helps you build strong, successful teams and a satisfying work place. We are committed to building careers by connecting top employers with talented, performance-oriented candidates whose needs and objectives are compatible. We help you meet your match!

Our Approach

Our Team

Our people are our most important asset. Our experienced and knowledgeable team is renowned for their ability to find quality individuals that will suit the desired needs of our clients. Our team becomes your strategic partner, working with you every step of the way to ensure your ongoing success.

Our Team
Our Edmonton Team
  • Kathy Fayad Kathy Fayad Director of Business Development, Partner
    Accounting & Finance, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    Kathy attributes her success to hard work, dedication, exceptional customer service and building great relationships with her clients. Previous to her career in recruiting, Kathy was a project accountant and also worked in a public accounting firm. Kathy’s reputation of trust and integrity is second to none.

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  • Joe Gagliardi, FCPA, FCMA, ICD.D Joe Gagliardi, FCPA, FCMA, ICD.D Managing Partner
    Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

    Joe specializes in finding senior level professionals new career challenges. He was designated as a Certified Management Accountant in 1996 and his experience in various high-level financial positions helps him accurately identify the needs of his clients while searching for top talent.

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  • Candice Rookes Candice Rookes Partner
    Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

    Candice has been an Edmonton-based recruiter since 2003, specializing in senior level financial recruitment. This breadth of experience has given her precisely what is needed to advise clients on the attraction and retention methods that best suit their needs.

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  • Jason Dick Jason Dick Partner
    Sales & Operations, Permanent Placement

    A top Edmonton-based recruiter, Jason’s background in Sales and Operations coupled with his consultative approach, enable him to assist clients ranging from large international organizations to small and mid-size companies looking to make strategic hires. His vast network of professionals and hands-on experience is invaluable in assisting clients find candidates that are an excellent corporate cultural fit as well as possess the required technical skills.

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  • Bronwyn Shaw, MPAcc Bronwyn Shaw, MPAcc Senior Recruitment Coordinator
    Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

    Having a strong accounting background and professional demeanour, Bronwyn joined our team after starting her career at one of the Big Four accounting firms where she gained valuable experience in the accounting business world.  Once completing her Bachelor of Commerce, Bronwyn went on to obtain her Masters in accounting. She brings a unique strength to our team with her strong technical focus in accounting coupled with a commitment to placing top level candidates with her clients.  

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  • Jennifer Drvaric, CPA, CGA Jennifer Drvaric, CPA, CGA Recruitment Coordinator
    Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

    Jennifer is a driven, committed individual who's previous career in the oil and gas industry demonstrated consistently delivering above standard results. She completed a Bachelor of Applied Accounting Degree in Accounting and her designation on a part time basis alongside a full time career and climbing the corporate ladder. Her strong work ethic, previous leadership roles and ability to build strong relationships enable her to understand client needs and make successful connections.

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  • Sally Banek, CPA, CMA Sally Banek, CPA, CMA Senior Recruitment Consultant Accounting & Finance, Supply Chain, Permanent Placement
    Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

    Sally has specialized in recruitment since 2011. Her prior experience includes several years at the senior management level; as a key player in international M&A work, ERP implementations, and holding Controller and Director of Finance roles. Throughout her career, her priority has been to find and mentor the right people. She brings a strong understanding of the needs of both her candidates and her clients; searching for the right fit while optimizing her experience as a leader and a professional.

    Sally Banek, CPA, CMA LinkedIn Info Email
  • Amiee Schultz Amiee Schultz Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Accounting & Administration, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    With a strong background in sales and administration, Amiee joined our team after working with local businesses to Fortune 500 companies throughout Alberta. Because of her broad experience, Amiee is able to draw on her knowledge in different industries to help her understand the uniqueness of each client and candidate. With a diploma in Marketing and working towards her BBA, Amiee is eager to utilize her knowledge and skills to assist in finding precisely the perfect fit!

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  • Crystal Horner Crystal Horner Recruitment Coordinator
    Accounting & Administration, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    Crystal has always received the highest recognition for her second to none client experience. Working within a variety of roles in the financial industry, the depth and breadth of business knowledge gained during her tenure with Canada’s largest financial institution has allowed her to partner with a diverse range of clients from not for profits & public sector to manufacturing & agriculture. Crystals experience and passion to support only continues to grow and thrive in connecting top talent with business clients.

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  • Lily Brooks Lily Brooks Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Accounting & Finance | Administration & Marketing, Permanent Placement

    Lily’s professional experience and education has driven her to lead her team to excellence and prepared her for a successful career in recruitment.  Her well rounded knowledge adds a high level of value to her candidates as well as a consultative partnership with her clients, finding them the best possible solution.  Lily attributes her success with providing client’s exceptional customer service as well as coaching and mentoring candidates to perform at the highest level. 

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  • Snober Bains, CPA, CA Snober Bains, CPA, CA Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Accounting & Finance, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    Snober is a CA who has worked with a large national public practice firm as a manager, leading audit engagements with publically traded organizations, large private companies and not for profit entities. Since then Snober worked in the Finance Department of a large oil & gas construction service provider. She leverages her public practice experience with her industry knowledge to find the best match for candidates and clients. Snober specializes in senior level finance & accounting, projects and contract roles.

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  • Nicole Kittlitz, B.Com Nicole Kittlitz, B.Com Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Human Resources & Administration, Permanent Placement

    Nicole adds several respective years of recruiting experience to our team with an in-depth understanding of human resources, management, and event planning. By prioritizing the development and maintenance of her relationships, Nicole consistently demonstrates a professional, approachable demeanor. She is actively involved in the community of Edmonton and exhibits many qualities of a strong leader. Nicole attributes her success to her commitment of delivering the best results to her candidates and clients.

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  • Taejan Ladwa Taejan Ladwa Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Information Technology, Permanent, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    Taejan is a seasoned account manager / recruitment consultant specializing in IT. He has 10+ years of recruitment experience within applications, network infrastructure, end user support and communications. He has worked with large enterprise environments to the SMB space in addition to delivering on major key projects in the Alberta market. In doing so he has managed a high volume of contractors while being able to provide excellent customer service. Throughout his career he has been able to support his customer’s business challenges and remains focused on providing their solutions.

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  • Juan Valdes, B.Com Juan Valdes, B.Com Recruitment Coordinator
    Information Technology, Permanent, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    Juan specializes in the placement of IT professionals on both contract and permanent opportunities within applications, network infrastructure, end user support and communications. His consultative approach and commitment to excellence allows him to understand the skills, goals and interests of every consultant enabling him to find the ideal fit for both his clients and candidates alike.

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  • Ramya El-Hayouni, B.Com Ramya El-Hayouni, B.Com Recruitment Coordinator
    Sales & Operations, Permanent Placement

    With over 10 years human resources experience in the Oil and Gas and Industrial sectors, and more than 8 years in specializing in the recruitment of Sales and Operations professionals. Ramya has developed a keen eye in identifying talented individuals to meet her client's unique needs. As a business partner to operations, Ramya is able to provide flexible solutions to talent management matters while leveraging her Human Resources background.

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  • Ryan Donaldson Ryan Donaldson Recruitment Consultant
    Sales & Operations, Permanent Placement

    Ryan is a veteran sales professional and brings his experience from industrial distribution, logistics, and finance into the recruitment industry. As an expert communicator, he excels in finding out the needs of both his clients and candidates in order to make top notch placements in sales and operations roles. Persistent, capable, and organized, Ryan works relentlessly to bring the best people and the best organizations together

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  • Terri-Lynn Kowalski Terri-Lynn Kowalski Administration Manager

    Coming from a fortified background in administrative service and retail management, Terri-Lynn joined our team with exceptional talent and the devotion to the industry. With a wealth of experience in administration and accounting support, specifically in recruitment, Terri-Lynn provides outstanding customer service, client care, and management skills to support our office.

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  • Jacky Tsui, CPA Jacky Tsui, CPA Controller

    Jacky offers a wealth of accounting and strategic insight given his several years of experience working at a public accounting firm. His ability to problem solve and analyze effectively has continually driven him to develop his career as an exceptional CPA. Jacky attributes his success to his commitment of ensuring a high level of professionalism is maintained at all times.

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  • Ashton Pugh Ashton Pugh Administration & Marketing Coordinator

    Ashton is the face of Recruitment Partners and is ready to welcome both our candidates and clients into our office! Her diverse background working in sales support, administration, and the healthcare field have given her the skills to provide you with the highest level of customer service.

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Our Calgary Team
  • Murray Bandura, FCPA, FCGA Murray Bandura, FCPA, FCGA Associate Partner
    Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

    For over 21 years in the Calgary area, Murray has specialized in the placement of accounting and finance professionals on both contract and permanent opportunities. As an active member of the Calgary business community since 1972, he is very conversant with the subtleties of the Calgary economy and its staffing needs. It is the 45 years in senior management positions within a variety of industry including staffing and recruiting, oil and gas, architecture and land development, public practice, international travel services and accounting education that gives Murray the edge in recruiting the right person for the right job.

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  • Esmond De Silva Esmond De Silva Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Sales & Operations, Permanent Placement

    Esmond has been a Calgary-based top recruiter since 2007, specializing in recruiting senior level management. Over the last 6 years, he has served as a Managing Partner, growing an international company to one of the top accounting recruiting firms in Calgary. Esmond will join the team growing multiple divisions including Sales and Operations, Supply Chain, Human Resources and IT. Esmond excels in customer service, fostering business relationships and providing a commitment to placing top level talent.

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  • Nicki Takhar, CPA, CMA Nicki Takhar, CPA, CMA Recruitment Consultant
    Accounting & Finance, Permanent, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    Nicki is a CPA, CMA who has worked in oil and gas, telecommunications, and agriculture with companies who have been recognized as Canada's top employers. This diverse background contributes to her inquisitive approach in understanding her client's individual staffing needs to match it to Calgary's top level talent. She attributes her ability in finding the right fit to facilitating engagement between her clients and candidates. Nicki specializes in junior to senior level finance & accounting roles for permanent and contract projects.

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  • Tony Marikar Tony Marikar Recruitment Consultant
    Accounting & Finance, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

    With over 18 years of corporate banking and wealth management experience Tony has worked in a variety of roles from a professional financial planning to a senior treasury role with two of the top financial institutions within Canada and Alberta. His background in banking has given him the ability to understand the complex needs of his clients and customize a tailored solution in matching the right employer with top talent. Fostering business relationships and achieving a high level of trust is something that has made Tony successful over the years.

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  • Darcy Frey, CHRP Darcy Frey, CHRP Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Sales & Operations, Permanent Placement

    Darcy Frey, CPHR was recently a Managing Director with in international recruitment firm. Darcy has spent over the last 18 years in the Calgary recruitment market where he has been involved in placing skilled individuals in a variety of industries and business functions including finance and accounting, engineering, geosciences, human resources, and information technology for both Calgary and international based positions.

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