Dave joined Reliant Search at the end of 2015 and has been in the recruiting and staffing industry since 2013. With more than 12 years of sales and account management experience in multiple industries, he brings seasoned skills and a commitment to building lasting relationships with clients and candidates to our team. Dave served in the US Navy, working on a flight deck during his four years of active duty. He's a family man and loves the outdoors, coaching soccer, and rooting for the Timbers, Blazers and Seahawks.
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 proud owner of Olly, one of our office mascots. Oh yeah, did we forget to mention she's a 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.
VP of Tail Wagging
<p>Olly is a rescue dog and we think he’s an Italian Greyhound mix. He enjoys chewing everything in sight, frolicking with his pals at doggy daycare, and chasing squirrels. He’s a fun-loving puppy and devoted companion to his mama, Vaughna. He’s a social butterfly and loves meeting new people, so feel free to say hello to him while you’re at the office.</p>
Chief Snoring Officer
Wilson is a French Bulldog who enjoys coming to the office nearly every day. He loves sunbathing, long walks to the bathroom, and napping... particularly napping. You might hear him snoring even a few rooms away. He's very friendly and excited to meet new people, so feel free to say hello to him while you're at the office.
Amy is a new arrival to Stumptown and joined Reliant Search in October 2015. If you have questions about timecards and payroll, she’s the one to call. She has a black belt in the administrative arts and is a master of organizing, tracking, matching, and balancing. Amy spends her free time with her family exploring the outdoors and all the great music and food Portland has to offer.
Kristin D. Abell
Kristin joined our team in 2004 and has managed the changing needs of our growing company over the past decade. She started in the recruiting and staffing industry as a receptionist when she was just 16 years old. Kristin is a Portland native and received her degree from the University of Portland - Go Pilots! She is a principal in the firm and also the proud owner of Wilson, one of our office mascots.
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.