Our Edmonton Employment Agency Team

From the ground up, our business has been built with unquestionable intentionality, and our team is no exception.  Our professional recruiters have gained extensive experience in a range of popular fields including oil and gas, accounting and finance, manufacturing, construction, operations, and more.

It is this experience that affords our team an unparalleled level of understanding as to what our clients require in building a strong foundation, driving profitability, and scaling up.

Connect with one of our team members to start the conversation about how our professional recruiters can unlock your business’s potential today.

About Joe Gagliardi, FCPA, FCMA. ICD.D LinkedIn


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.

About Kathy Fayad LinkedIn

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.

About Candice Rookes LinkedIn

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.

About Jason Dick LinkedIn

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.

About Snober Bains, CPA, CA LinkedIn

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 publicly 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.

About Paul Thandi LinkedIn

Paul has been staffing IT professionals in Edmonton for over 12 years. Before entering the IT staffing industry, Paul spent 9+ years in IT as Systems Technician with Harry Rosen Inc., a System Analyst with the global consulting firm Accenture, and as a Contractor with Service Alberta on the Ministry Migration Project.  The knowledge, and experience gained from these positions allows Paul to fully understand our client’s requirements, and effectively assess potential candidates that would be the right fit for any role in the fast-growing IT Industry.

About Lily Brooks, B.Com. LinkedIn

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.

About Jason Wong, CPA, CMA LinkedIn

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.

About Nicole Kittlitz, B.Com. LinkedIn

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.

About Sherri Bowles, BBA, HR LinkedIn

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.

About Aapar Sandhu LinkedIn

After completing his university schooling, Aapar began working as an associate insurance advisor. His time in the insurance industry allowed him to recognize his passion for cultivating strong relationships with his clients. Aapar takes great pride in his ability to connect and understand his client’s needs. He works to remain dependable while harbouring a positive attitude to attract clients that he knows are motivated to achieve the same level of excellence that he strives for.

About Eric Motuzas LinkedIn

After serving one of the largest entertainment franchises in North America, Eric’s last role as the Ice District Hospitality Controller with the Oilers Entertainment Group will complement the Recruitment Partners’ Accounting and Finance team immensely.  Eric’s 18 years of experience in accounting, financial analysis and corporate compliance will ensure he successfully meets clients and candidate’s expectations.

Outside of work Eric stays active in the Edmonton community, be it be in sports, business, or food.  His professional experience mixed with his passion to meet and help people drives him to excel in the recruitment world.

About Bobi-Jo Dowling LinkedIn

Bobi-jo comes from one of the world’s largest coffeehouse chains bringing over 21 years of experience.  Over this time, the last 12 years were in a management position overseeing the recruitment, onboarding and development of employees safeguarding that best-fit practices were met.  Bobi takes pride in building relationships with her team and community and strongly believes in the human experience, ensuring that everyone feels seen and heard.  She strives to do her best daily in both her business and personal life all the while having a relentless focus on doing the right thing.

About Jacky Tsui, CPA LinkedIn

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.

About Helene Nguyen, CPA LinkedIn

After obtaining her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta,  Helene started her career in public accounting.  As she is currently pursuing her CPA designation, Helene’s attention to detail and ability to effectively problem solve has continually developed career.

About Trina Ranger LinkedIn

Trina is a seasoned Administration Manager with over 8 years in the field.  She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks including data management systems to project coordination.  Having held positions in legal, financial and construction business fields, Trina is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of various clients. She brings to the table superior support in developing and improving company standard operating procedures and management systems all the while keeping an open channel of communication resulting in a clear increase in efficiency and satisfaction between all levels of the company as well as our valued clientele.

About Ashton Pugh LinkedIn

Ashton’s extensive experience in reception and administration allows her the opportunity to showcase her high level of professionalism, organization and active communication skills to benefit clients and candidates alike. Ashton has a passion for helping others and an exceptional work ethic that make her an excellent addition to the Recruitment Partners team.