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

...and so much more.

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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 has been a recruitment consultant based in Edmonton and Vancouver since 2005. Focusing in Accounting and Finance, Kathy worked for a Fortune 500 company earning numerous awards as a top performer: All-Star status, along with President’s and Chairmen’s clubs awards 5 years running. Kathy attributes her year after year success to hard work, dedication, exceptional customer service and building great relationships with her clients. Kathy’s reputation of trust and integrity is second to none.

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

Since 2006, Joe has helped senior-level accounting & finance professionals to find new career challenges, and has successfully placed senior level candidates with small owner operated companies to large multi-billion dollar organizations. Prior to his career in recruitment, Joe held senior accounting & finance positions within a variety of industries, including industrial manufacturing, oil and gas equipment supply, food processing and agriculture.

Candice Rookes
Candice Rookes
Partner
Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

Candice has been an Edmonton-based recruiter since 2003, specializing in senior level financial recruitment. During this time she has successfully placed numerous candidates into senior level accounting and finance positions. For five consecutive years at that Fortune 500 Company, Candice earned Presidents Club status and All Star status. In addition to working with outstanding candidates to help them take their next career step, she also has built a loyal clientele of employers-of-choice who rely on her to find them top talent to join their teams.

Jason Dick
Jason Dick
Partner
Sales & Operations, Permanent Placement

Jason’s operations background and consultative approach enabled him to assist clients ranging from not only large international organizations but also small and mid-size companies looking to make strategic hires. Jason’s vast network of professionals and hands-on managerial and operational experience was invaluable in assisting clients to find candidates that were an excellent corporate culture fit as well as possess the required technical skills.

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

After earning her Honors Business Degree in marketing in Ontario, Lily relocated to Edmonton to launch her career in management and led a team of 50 with a $14B multi-national service provider. She was also responsible for opening up a new business sector for their Canadian Division. As a manager, Lily soon identified her passion for recruitment, training and coaching her team to excellence. She has found her home in recruitment and has built an extended network of professionals that she leans on to source very specific experience for her clients.

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

Snober is a Chartered Accountant, receiving her designation in 2008. She 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 for over 4 years. Snober leverages her public practice experience with her industry knowledge to find the best match for candidates and clients alike.

Jason Wong, CPA, CMA
Jason Wong, CPA, CMA
Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

After completing his Bachelor of Commerce degree Jason started his career in financial services before obtaining his CMA designation and transitioning into senior accounting roles in mid-sized and large companies. A strong believer in the importance of cultivating and maintaining relationships, his dedication to customer service and unique combination of experience ensures that clients will be matched with candidates that exceed their consulting needs.

Bronwyn Shaw, MPAcc
Bronwyn Shaw, MPAcc
Maternity Leave - Senior Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

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.  Bronwyn worked with clients in a variety of business sectors. 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 strong commitment to placing top-level candidates with her clients.  

Nicole Kittlitz, B.Com.
Nicole Kittlitz, B.Com.
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Human Resources, Marketing, and Administration, Permanent Placement

Nicole started recruiting in 2012 and has brought her 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 to delivering the best results to her candidates and clients.

Amiee Schultz
Amiee Schultz
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Finance, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

Through her experience in retail, commercial sales, and recruitment, Amiee has combined her business acumen with a focused attitude where building long-lasting relationships has been a priority. With her technical and industry knowledge, Amiee demonstrates the expertise required to provide a strong consultative approach to finding solutions for both candidates and clients.

Sherri Bowles, BBA, HR
Sherri Bowles, BBA, HR
Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Finance, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

Prior to joining Recruitment Partners, Sherri held a Human Resources role with Oilers Entertainment Group in the Sports and Entertainment Industry. With recruitment being her passion, Sherri joined Recruitment Partners to specifically focus on her desire for recruiting. Sherri joins the Recruitment Partners team with a strong background in Customer Service and Human Resources. Sherri’s dedication, strong work ethic and eagerness bodes well with building long lasting and meaningful relationships with her clients and candidates.

Crystal Horner
Crystal Horner
Recruitment Consultant
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 most recent four building and maintaining relationships with business clients. Her experience and passion to support business clients will continue to grow and thrive in connecting top talent with business clients.

Hilary Haskins, B. Com
Hilary Haskins, B. Com
Recruitment Consultant
Administration, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

Hilary comes to us with years of recruitment and management experience in a broad range of different industries. She has established herself as a professional and capable recruiter focusing on administration. She has a passion for building long-lasting relationships and partnerships based on honesty and truly understanding the needs of her clients and candidates. Hilary’s emphasis is on recruitment and the management of client relationships.

Ramya El-Hayouni, B.Com.
Ramya El-Hayouni, B.Com.
Recruitment Consultant
Sales & Operations | Human Resources, Permanent Placement

Ramya possesses over 10 years of 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.

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.

Taejan Ladwa
Taejan Ladwa
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Information Technology & Consulting Solutions

Taejan is a seasoned account manager/recruitment consultant specializing in IT. He has 10+ years of contract and permanent recruitment experience within applications, network infrastructure, end-user support, and communications. Throughout his career, he has been able to support his customer’s business challenges and remains focused on providing their solutions.

Juan Valdes, B. Com.
Juan Valdes, B. Com.
Recruitment Consultant
Information Technology & 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.

Vijay Masih
Vijay Masih
Recruitment Consultant
Information Technology & Consulting Solutions

Vijay is a seasoned professional who has spent his career specializing in telecommunication sales and recruitment consulting. Vijay has found success in sales and recruitment by taking an analytical and consultative approach to assess his client’s needs to present the best solutions. His clients see him as a trusted advisor, and he has had success recruiting top level talent for a wide range of clients in a wide range of industries. Vijay takes pride in creating successful placements for both the candidates and clients.

Terri-Lynn Kowalski
Terri-Lynn Kowalski
Administration Manager
Edmonton & Calgary

Terri-Lynn brings a strong background in administrative and retail management. Her unique experience in administration and accounting support, specifically in recruitment, allows her to provide exceptional customer service, client care, and management skills to support our firm.

Jacky Tsui, CPA
Jacky Tsui, CPA
Controller
Edmonton & Calgary

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 honorable CPA. Jacky attributes his success to his commitment of ensuring a high level of professionalism is maintained at all times.

Ashton Pugh
Ashton Pugh
Maternity Leave - Administration & Marketing Coordinator
Edmonton & Calgary

Ashton is the face of Recruitment Partners and is ready to welcome both our candidates and clients whether it be in the office or over the phone! Her diverse background working in sales support, administration, and healthcare gives Ashton the skills to provide you with first-class service.

Carmela Benedetto
Carmela Benedetto
Accounting Assistant
Edmonton & Calgary

Carmela is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student at MacEwan University majoring in Accounting. Carmela’s attention to detail and strong work ethic allow her to assist in everyday accounting duties. With previous customer service experience Carmela looks to expand her experience in the accounting field in hopes of working towards her CPA.

Our Calgary Team

Esmond Desilva
Esmond Desilva
Partner
Accounting & Finance | Human Resources, 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.

Murray Bandura, FCPA, FCGA
Murray Bandura, FCPA, FCGA
Associate Partner
Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

Murray has specialized in the placement of accounting and finance professionals on both contract and permanent opportunities for over 21 years in the Calgary area, . 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.

Nicki Takhar, CPA, CMA
Nicki Takhar, CPA, CMA
Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Finance, Permanent Placement

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 to 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.

Tony Marikar
Tony Marikar
Recruitment Consultant
Sales & Operations, Permanent, 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.

Tamasin Wallace
Tamasin Wallace
Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Administration, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

Prior to joining the Recruitment Partners team, Tamasin developed a passion for people through her 7+ years working in Customer Service. In 2017, she made a career change to recruiting, where she specialized in placing Administrative and Accounting professionals for both temporary and permanent positions. Throughout her experiences, she’s developed a passion for working with people and being able to provide a solution to the needs of clients as well as candidates.

Tori Clark
Tori Clark
Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Administration, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

Tori relocated to Canada from London, England in 2015. After completing her practicum with Recruitment Partners, she caught the recruitment bug and was quickly welcomed as a permanent member of our team. Her education in business management, love for people and drive to build long-lasting relationships helps her to truly understand the right fit for both client and candidate. Her commitment to providing excellence in customer service and strong work ethic ensures she will exceed your expectations.

Radhika Autar
Radhika Autar
Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Administration, Temporary & Consulting Solutions

Radhika comes with 20 years of Administrative and Accounting experience. She’s focused and has a positive attitude. She enjoys listening to candidates and recommending solutions to best fit their career. She’s willing to go the extra mile to ensure her candidates are matched with the best company for their skill and experience.