Vaughna S. Cochenour, CPC
Vaughna is a Certified Personnel Consultant and started in the recruiting and staffing industry in the early 90’s. Before founding Reliant Search in 2003, she served as a turnaround specialist for national and local firms focused in Accounting and Finance. She leverages her vast network of contacts to search out the best candidates and opportunities in the marketplace. Vaughna is also a Portland native and diehard Timbers fan.
Max A. Gordin
Max is a Portland native and graduate of Portland State University. His previous experience in sales and financial services makes him a valuable member of the Reliant Search team. As an Account Executive, Max fosters business development and builds long-term relationships with companies in the greater Portland / Vancouver area. He enjoys an active lifestyle and embraces the eclectic music, art, food and culture of Portland.
Kristin D. Abell
Kristin started in the recruiting and staffing industry when she was just 16 as a part-time receptionist for a national firm. She joined our team in 2004 and has managed the changing needs of our growing company over the past 10 years. Kristin is a Portland native and received her degree from the University of Portland – Go Pilots! She’s a principal in the firm and also the proud owner of our office mascot, Wilson.
Lindsey brings a diverse background in social services and training to the team. She earned her Bachelors degree from Western Oregon University with an emphasis in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. As a recruiter, Lindsey serves as a “matchmaker” helping companies meet the most eligible candidates. Outside of work, you can often find her backpacking or whitewater kayaking. In true Portland spirit, Lindsey is an outdoor enthusiast who’s always planning her next adventure.
Wilson is a French Bulldog who enjoys coming to the office every day. He loves sunbathing, long walks to the bathroom, and napping, particularly napping. You might even hear him snoring during your interview. He's very friendly and excited to meet new people, so feel free to say hello to him when you’re in the office.