Chelsea joined the Competitive Edge team in 2009. As our Senior Recruiting Manager, Chelsea brings over 10 years of experience specializing in the recruitment and placement of Finance & Accounting and Human Resources/Talent Acquisition professionals in the Portland and Seattle marketplaces.
Chelsea enjoys building lasting relationships with key decision makers. She works hard to gain her client’s trust by providing the best human capital solutions possible. Chelsea has a strong network of high-caliber professionals such as; CFOs, Controllers, Accounting Managers, Tax and Audit professionals, Accountants, Financial Analysts and Payroll Managers, as well as Human Resources and Talent Acquisition leaders. Chelsea’s knowledge of Accounting and Finance allows her to have a solid understanding of her client’s needs – translating into consistent results and increased market share and profitability for her client’s year after year.
Chelsea is a trusted advisor to her candidates, she takes the time to understand their background and ultimate career goals. Candidates seem to appreciate the professional, confidential and non-intrusive nature in which they are approached and presented opportunities in line with those goals. Chelsea’s favorite part of recruiting is making a difference in people’s lives!
Originally from Eugene, Oregon, Chelsea relocated to Portland in 2007 because she loves the “big city” lights and everything the city has to offer! When she’s not recruiting, you will likely find Chelsea spending time with her husband and three beautiful children, Gabriel, Elliana and Cruz and coaching with her daughter’s youth cheer program.
Director of Recruiting
Jonathan Keithley, IT Audit Manager at KPMG
Lisa Peltier, Senior Director – Human Resources at G&K Services
Ric Edgar, Human Resources Manager at Brinker International
Amber Rogers, Senior HR Business Partner – The Vancouver Clinic
Craig Eastwood, CPA, Corporate Controller at Erickson Incorporated
Sami Hallak, Senior Finance/Accounting Specialist at PacifiCorp
Winton Nguyen, Senior Accountant – External Reporting at PacifiCorp
Brianna Proctor, CIA, Senior Internal Auditor at The Greenbrier Companies
Danielle Fisher, CPA, Controller & Assistant Treasurer at Charter School Capital
Janet Bender, Corporate Recruiter at Con-way Enterprise Services
James Tiet, Financial Analyst at Con-way, Inc.
Rene’ Pettet, Senior Accountant at Levi Strauss & Owner of Bridgefield Consultants
Albert England, VP, Investor Finance Team Leader at PNC Real Estate