Isaac is an established human resources and search expert. Founder of Scion Staffing he enjoys running socially conscious businesses that help local communities. Isaac graduated in Law from Golden Gate University and studied Economics at the University of Oregon. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family, painting, playing guitar, and basketball.
Braden is a consultative nonprofit strategist and corporate executive search expert. Braden holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Oregon. He is a coffee aficionado who supports local art and his community, and enjoys travel and photography. He is a fundraiser for good causes, a mentor, a foodie, and a music festival and film nut.
Kim Bartelt is dedicated to connecting with her clients and finding creative ways to partner and ensure successful partnership long into the future. Feeling strongly that sales is truly relationship-based, she enjoys the journey of meeting new people, finding creative solutions, building successful teams, and helping her clients businesses grow. She understands that it is important to listen and come up with long-term solutions that will be in the best interest of her client and the partnership. When not working, Kim enjoys taking trips to the Oregon Coast, spending time with her husband, two boys and Havenese puppy.
Karina is a seasoned staffing professional experienced with all aspects of recruiting and talent management. She has a great passion for finding unique talent, building strong relationships and developing successful teams. Having serviced businesses throughout the Bay Area for over 15 years, she understands how to help companies identify and find the right talent for their needs. When it is time to unwind, Karina loves a good Jazz playlist along side a great glass of wine.
Rebecca Lerol is a passionate, skilled recruiter for Scion based in Denver, Colorado. She specializes in nonprofit and executive searches and has a particular talent for guiding organizational change and transitions in personnel. Rebecca holds a B.A. from Iowa State University in Spanish and International Studies. During non-work time, she loves: hiking and being active outdoors, camping in her van, exploring Colorado, and eating good food.
Elizabeth is a talented recruiter who spent ten years thriving in sales prior to working her way up to managerial roles. After graduating from Portland State University with a Bachelor’s Degree, she transitioned her career to recruiting. She has been in recruitment for the past six years. She is a Portland, Oregon native, who knows the local market!
Susie joins the Scion Team with a wealth of experience in higher education recruitment. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Willamette University and later her Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University - Global Campus. A collegiate softball coach in her free time, dog mom, native Spanish speaker, music lover and an aspiring golfer, Susie is most fulfilled by her ability to connect with others and empower those around her.
For the past 10 years, Sarah has held management roles in nonprofit organizations, including at the Women’s Cancer Resource Center and the East Bay Meditation Center. Sarah likes to think of herself as a “matchmaker” for our clients and candidates. She is a rare combination of skills fueled by vision, resourcefulness, pragmatism, and compassion. Sarah earned her MA in International Service from the University of Roehampton in London and her BA in Psychology from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She has supported the nonprofit sector by serving as Co-Chair of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Mentoring Committee as well as Co-Chair of the Public Allies National Alumni Advisory Board.
Adolfo is passionate about making a difference in people lives. He is passionate about making a difference in people lives! He enjoys outdoor activities; going to parks, hiking and walks along the California coast. You can also frequently catch him at baseball games of his favorite team in San Francisco.
Meghan is a passionate accounting and operations specialist. She has wide variety of industry background including manufacturing, fitness and retail. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Augsburg College. She is full of excitement and optimism. Outside of work Meghan is an activity lover with a passion for yoga and hiking. She enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Joshua is a motivated finance and operational professional who has spent over five years working in management and program services in Portland prior to joining Scion. After earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Portland State University, he began working in accounting supervisory roles. He loves the Timbers, exploring the Columbia River Gorge, and great wine.
Elissa is a Senior Executive Recruiter who is most fulfilled when helping people to grow professionally. Leveraging her own career experience to deliver results, Elissa’s vision and ability to nurture relationships leads to long-term solutions and success. Elissa enjoys yoga and hiking and lives with her family in Washington State.
Ana is an experienced Recruiter with over ten years of experience in search and placement. Since 2009, Ana has led full-cycle recruitment for Startups, Corporations, Foundations, Nonprofits, and Universities. Ana is a certified Teacher and Translator bilingual in English, Romanian and enjoys some proficiency in French, Italian, and Latin! Ana is an active volunteer for various nonprofits and holds a B.A. in English Language from the Universitatea din Oradea.
Emily is an energetic Technical & Professional Recruiter who is passionate about people and processes. Emily earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Gonzaga University. Through her experience, she has cultivated a great passion for recruiting nonprofit talent and has had the pleasure of utilizing her research, administrative, and project management skills to help identify and secure top tier talent.
Kaylee is a motivated recruiter committed to connecting solid talent with fulfilling opportunities. She brings a wealth of experience from property management, staffing and earned her bachelor’s degree from Portland State University. Kaylee prides herself in the ability to provide a high level of customer service to clients and a positive experience for candidates. Outside of work, Kaylee loves to spend time with her family and dogs, travel, watch football, hike and stay active.
With a strong background in writing and editing, Aaron works at Scion to ensure an excellent search experience and quality for all our clients and candidates. He additionally aids in researching, writing, and coordinating for a variety of different searches at Scion. Aaron received his BA in English Language and Literature from Reed College.