We bring together the highest caliber candidates with today's leading companies to create staffing solutions that work, across both industry and culture.
We built our company on the promise of being a different kind of staffing firm, serving as a hands-on, trusted partner for both our clients and our candidates. Since 1981, we've dedicated ourselves to understanding our clients' specific needs and listening carefully to our candidates, to get to know what they're looking for and what they do best.
We love what we do — making matches that propel our clients' businesses forward and make a difference in people's lives. Our results speak for themselves, and we invite you to work with us so you can see the difference.
|Our Full-Time practice applies a thorough screening and testing process to provide our clients with the best candidates for their review and approval.||Our Temporary practice maintains a diversified pool of exceptional candidates at every level to call upon 24/7 for short or long term coverage.||We offer payroll services for Full Time, Part Time, and Temporary employees — providing the convenience and efficiency of managing the compensation for members of your team through our payroll department.|
If you're looking to add to your team in either a full time or temporary capacity,
We bring the highest caliber candidates together with today's leading
companies to create staffing solutions that work, across both industry and culture.
We greatly value the health and vibrancy of the communities in which we work.
Below are some of the charitable organizations we have worked with:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Foundation for Second Chances
LA Regional Food Bank
|Robbie Levine Foundation
Save the Children
United Friends of the Children
Westside Children's Center
In addition to the above, our team partners with Per Scholas, a national nonprofit organization that works to
break the cycle of poverty by providing technology education, access, training, and job placement services for
people in low-income communities. We meet with their students and conduct mock interviews, coaching
them on how to interview and enhance their resumes.
Susan attended the University of Denver and majored in Fine Arts. Having moved back to Los Angeles from Denver, she founded Career Group in 1981, and went on to launch the firm’s other locations in San Francisco and New York. After being in the recruiting industry for a short time, she quickly realized the importance of launching a boutique administrative staffing firm that touched key clients and candidates with extraordinary high end service. She turned her firm into a niche business where she elevated standards of the industry. Susan is best known for her strategic, one on one relationships with leading CEOs and business leaders across the country. Following the success of Career Group, Susan launched Syndicatebleu, a preeminent creative talent agency. Susan repeated these successes by launching fourthFLOOR fashion talent, a highly recognizable fashion recruiting firm, and Avenue Pacific, the executive search arm. She has 35 years of experience in the staffing industry with strong relationships that touch finance, advertising, fashion, real estate, media and high profile celebrities. Outside of work, Susan loves traveling, gourmet cooking, and spending time with her family.
Joanna is an integral member of the Los Angeles Full Time and Temporary Divisions. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Kansas, where she majored in Strategic Communications. Since joining the firm in 2006, Joanna has been a strong asset to the Career Group team and now serves as Director. Prior to working at Career Group, Joanna worked for a prominent talent agency and a private equity firm. In her free time, Joanna enjoys staying active with fitness, listening to live music, and trying out restaurants.
Danie is a Senior Vice President in the Full Time Division, with over 25 years of staffing experience. Danie joined Career Group in1991 and is recognized as one of the leading recruiters in Los Angeles. Danie has formed very strong partnerships with prominent clients and candidates who instill their trust in her ability to create a successful match. She has a Counseling Degree from Vanier College in Montreal, Canada. Danie began her career as a Counselor, which has transferred well into instinctively knowing all the nuances of strategic partnerships. Danie works with leading, top tier clients in Los Angeles and has built relationships with many media and finance firms. Outside of work, Danie enjoys traveling with her family, loves to hike and to read.
For over 20 years, Melissa has been a leader at Career Group. As Senior Vice President, she has helped shape and create a solid foundation for Career Group’s Full Time Division. Melissa is known in the industry for her honest and authentic approach, as well as her innate matchmaking ability. She excels in developing strong relationships with both her clients and candidates. Before joining Career Group in Los Angeles, Melissa was the Director of Administration for a leading entertainment company in Hollywood. In her free time, Melissa can be found exploring her favorite restaurants, spending time with her family and pets, and traveling.
Originally from Los Angeles, Emily is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication. Joining Career Group in 2010 as a Recruiter, Emily has greatly excelled in building solid business relationships with skilled candidates and prominent clients. Now as Vice President, her exceptional leadership skills have made Emily an instrumental asset to the Full Time Division. She recruits for clients in both Los Angeles and New York. In her spare time, Emily enjoys traveling, trying out new restaurants and is interested in interior design.
Serene joined Career Group in 2012 as an Account Executive, and has been a wonderful addition to the Full Time Division. She is a graduate of NYU’s prominent Tisch School of the Arts, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Serene has immense experience working in sales, and also has worked in Fine Art Photography. Outside of work, Serene enjoys cooking, organic gardening and flower arranging, hiking, traveling and dancing.
Originally from Dallas, Jenna graduated from the University of North Texas, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, with a minor in Business Management. Since joining Career Group in 2010, Jenna has become an integral member of the team. She's incredibly passionate about people and has an innate ability to connect with others and build lasting relationships. In her spare time, Jenna serves on the board of the Young Professionals Rotary of Beverly Hills. She also enjoys networking, volunteering for local non-profit organizations, and spending quality time with family.
Lindsay graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. After spending some time in public relations, she decided to pursue a career in recruiting and focus her talents on relationship building. Lindsay now supports two Senior Vice Presidents in the Full Time Division. Her contributions are seen through her excellent communication and organizational skills. In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys hiking, traveling, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.
Alexandra is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in Industrial Organizational Psychology. Since joining the Full Time Division as a Recruiting Assistant to the President, Alexandra has become a vital member in building strong relationships with talent across all industries. She is very outgoing and warm, and has demonstrated a collaborative approach to the recruiting industry. In her spare time, Alexandra can be found spending time with family, traveling, enjoying outdoor activities, and exploring new restaurants.
Natalie is an integral member of Career Group’s Temporary Division in Los Angeles. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Boston University College of Communication, with a concentration in Psychology. She held very impressive internships within publicity and the hedge fund world. Upon graduating, Natalie joined the Career Group team in 2012 as an Account Manager. Natalie is known for understanding exactly what her clients need, her exceptional recruiting skills, and working with the top firms in Los Angeles. Natalie enjoys traveling, hiking Runyon Canyon and trying new restaurants.
Kelly is a key member of Career Group’s Temporary Division. Joining the team in 2012, Kelly has been extremely successful at providing 24/7 service to her top notch clients. She graduated from George Mason University with a Degree in Global Affairs and Chinese Studies. Before joining Career Group, Kelly spent 3 years working at a leading financial firm, where she eventually discovered her love for recruiting. Kelly was thrilled to bring her strong financial background and interpersonal skills to the recruitment team at Career Group. In her free time, Kelly enjoys exploring new cultures, and sampling cuisine.
Originally from Virginia, Ashley graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art History. Prior to joining the EVENT Team, Ashley worked for a talent acquisition agency where she discovered her love for the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of events. Always on the forefront of recruiting and creative operations, Ashley takes an innovative approach to recruiting and has played a pivotal role in launching the Career Group Companies EVENT Team. Outside of work, Ashley loves to travel, explore Southern California and take on new hobbies and challenges.
Caitlin is a graduate from the University of San Diego, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Communications. Upon graduation, Caitlin entered the world of public relations, working as an Account Executive for a full-service agency. She was inspired by the fast-paced environment and went on to pursue a career where she could focus her efforts on events. Now as Event Manager to the Career Group Companies EVENT Team, Caitlin’s primary focus is to strengthen and maintain client relationships. Outside of work, she enjoys live music, running, going to the beach and spending time with family and friends.
Originally from Los Angeles, Ryan received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined Career Group’s Temporary Division in 2013 as a key member in talent acquisition and special event staffing. Ryan has since transitioned to the Career Group Companies EVENT Team, where he specializes in sourcing candidates for special events and projects. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys discovering new artists, events and biking.
Annie is a Roger Williams University graduate, where she studied Psychology and English Literature. Upon graduating, Annie moved to New York and started her career in the film industry. In 2007, Annie joined Career Group as a junior recruiter in the Temporary Division. Since then, Annie has recruited and developed leading talent to successfully expand the New York office. Now as Vice President, Annie is responsible for training and managing the New York Temporary and Full Time Divisions. Annie also spearheaded the launch of the Greenwich, Connecticut office. Annie lives with her husband in Greenwich, Connecticut, and enjoys swimming, playing tennis and spending time with family and friends in Fire Island and Vermont.
After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree from Brandeis University, Jonathan went on to graduate with an MFA from Harvard University, Jonathan started his career in New York as a legal recruiter. In 2006, Jonathan joined the Full Time Division and soon thereafter launched the Private Services Division within Career Group. He is proud to have built exclusive relationships with New York’s leading firms, prominent individuals and private family offices. Outside of work, Jonathan is an avid swimmer, runner and humorist.
Lisa began her career as a recruiter, right after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She joined Career Group in 2006. With over 20 years of experience working in staffing, Lisa brings a professional approach and a strong ability to foster close-knit relationships. As Vice President, Lisa has become a key member of Career Group’s Full Time Division and a leader in the industry with her financial clients. In her free time, Lisa enjoys traveling, and spending quality time with her family and children.
Amanda received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Rhode Island, where she majored in English. After moving to New York in 2012, she joined Career Group as a Recruiter in the Temporary Division. After a year of building a vast network of clients and candidates, she made the transition to our Full Time team and in February 2016, became a welcomed new member of our Temporary team. Her results driven approach and love for relationship building have allowed her to pair countless candidates with their dream jobs. In her free time, Amanda enjoys competitive dance, traveling and spending time with her family on the coast of Spain.
Molly obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Merchandising from the University of Kentucky. After college, she entered the fashion world, working as an Account Executive at a contemporary showroom for a year. Next, Molly became a campus recruiter for a leading fashion brand. In 2013, Molly joined the Full Time Division at Career Group. Molly’s favorite activities include running on the Westside Highway, relaxing at the beach, taking in live music throughout the city, and supporting Kentucky basketball.
Katie received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Kansas, where she majored in Journalism. She joined Career Group in 2011 as a Recruiter, where she excelled in her personal and positive approach to pairing candidates with clients. With more than five years of experience in recruiting under her belt, Katie has transitioned into a Business Development role where her primary focus is to develop and maintain client relationships. In her free time, you can find Katie cooking, reading, or spending time with her husband, son, and beagle.
Originally from the Midwest, Jillian attended The College of Wooster in Ohio. She came to New York City for an internship and never left! She went on to graduate from Brooklyn College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts. Her passion for film and entertainment led her to work for reputable film studios and entertainment PR firms. After her long career in entertainment as an assistant, Jillian was ready to bring her fast paced skill set to something new and exciting. In April of 2010, Jillian joined the Full Time Division of Career Group. Now as Vice President, Jillian has developed a large book of referral-based clients across all industries. Jillian’s candidates and clients all rave about her. When she isn’t traveling to far-off destinations and exploring the world, Jillian enjoys photography and playing volleyball.
Carrie graduated from Bucknell University where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She joined Career Group in 2013 as a Recruiting Coordinator, where she supports the Vice President and the Director of Private Services. Carrie's strong communication skills combined with her ability to work in a fast paced environment make her a key contributing member of the team. Carrie enjoys traveling, scuba diving in the Caribbean, and spending time with family and friends in her hometown of Greenwich, CT.
Zelda graduated from the University of Oregon, where she majored in Psychology and Political Science. Upon graduating, she moved to Turkey to pursue an opportunity to teach English. After a year in Turkey, Zelda moved to New York and joined Career Group as a Front Office Coordinator. Her strong work ethic, passion and dedication for recruiting stood out and she was promoted to Recruiting Coordinator, and now works as an Account Executive. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, visiting her family in Turkey, reading and exploring the city.
Anya received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where she studied Sociology and Anthropology. After graduation, she moved to New York to pursue a career in the nonprofit sector. With over five years of Development and Program experience with two presitigious nonprofit organziations, Anya joined Career Group in 2014 as an Account Manager in the Temporary Division. In her spare time, Anya enjoys visiting family in Vermont, practicing yoga, reading, and baking cookies.
Originally from New York, Jill graduated from Fordham University and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre Arts. Jill began her career working in television casting, where she mastered the art of matchmaking. Jill parlayed those abilities into her fast paced position at Career Group, helping to create the best matches between top-notch candidates and high demand clients. Since 2009, Jill has excelled at Career Group as the Director of the New York temp team. Jill enjoys TV and film, scoping out the newest theater shows in New York, and listening to music.
A native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Katie attended Georgia Southern University where she majored in Psychology. After a move to New York City and two years in the fashion industry, Katie’s interests turned to recruiting and she joined Career Group in 2012 as a Front Office Coordinator. Her networking skills and candidate interactions stood out and she advanced to become an Account Executive on the full time recruiting team. Katie’s innate ability to anticipate both client and candidate needs have led to great success in matching top talent to their dream jobs. In her spare time, Katie enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends in the Outer Banks, and walking her Chihuahua through Central Park.
Kimberly is a Senior Vice President in the San Francisco Office. She launched the office in 1996, where she helped to grow and build an accomplished and successful team. Her exceptional communication and management skills have made Kimberly an invaluable asset to the company, and a true partner to her clients. Kimberly constantly goes beyond the normal boundaries to ensure that all needs are considered during the staffing process. In her free time, Kimberly enjoys water sports, hiking, and spending time with her two children in Marin County. She attended Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, where she earned her Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts.
Prior to working at Career Group, Melissa received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Towson University. Before joining Career Group, Melissa worked as a Director of Business Development and as a Technical Recruiter. She joined Career Group in 2013. With over 9 years of recruiting experience, Melissa has enhanced Career Group with her exceptional people skills and passion for pairing candidates with clients. In her free time, Melissa loves to travel, learn different languages, hike, and listen to music.
Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Purdue University, where she majored in Child Development and Family Studies. Upon graduation, Jennifer moved to Connecticut where she spent several years working in health care, child development, and public relations. In 2010, she moved to San Francisco and joined Career Group as an Account Coordinator, where she supports a Senior Account Executive in the Full-Time Division as well as the Managing Director and Senior Account Manager in the Temp Division. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys running and weekend trips to Lake Tahoe.
A graduate of California State University at Chico, Brady holds a degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology. As Managing Director, Brady brings over 15 years of experience in the staffing industry to his clients and candidates. Since joining Career Group in 1999, Brady has been key to the success of the Temporary Division in San Francisco and throughout the Peninsula.
Tracye graduated from Notre Dame de Namur University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and her Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design. Tracye began her career in recruiting in 2005, and then joined Career Group in 2010 as a Senior Account Manager. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, exploring new food and restaurants throughout the Bay Area, and spending time with family.