Data Entry Specialist / Cat Lady
Erin is a member of our Data Entry team. She has a BA in Psychology from St. Bonaventure University. Fun Facts about Erin: in her spare time enjoys cooking, making jewelry and taking road trips. She lives with her husband and two very large, bow-tie wearing cats.
Michael is the Recruiting Coordinator for Partner Rob Healy. Michael has a BA in Communication Studies from Pace University. Fun Facts about Michael: He has a near encyclopedic knowledge of Golden Girls trivia, and as a recent transplant from NYC he is enjoying exploring the Seattle food and music scene.
Sara is a member of our research team. She has a BA in Government and Environmental Science & Policy from The College of William and Mary. Fun Facts about Sara: She spent the first part of 2016 hiking 1,022 miles of the Appalachian Trail, from Springer Mountain, GA to Harper’s Ferry, WV. She also enjoys skiing and playing field hockey.
Kirsten is an Associate on our team. Most recently Kirsten was an Instructor in the Geology and Physics departments at Western Washington University. Kirsten has a deep background in science including roles at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Ames Research Center in Mars exploration and astrobiology. She has a PhD from the University of Oslo, and a BA with Honors in Geology and Physics from Macalester College. Fun Facts about Kirsten: She can carry on conversations in Norwegian about skiing or the weather, publishes research on volcanism and mass extinctions, and is renovating her first home in Bellingham.
Project Manager & IT Specialist / Geeky Gamer
Jessica is our Project Manager for all searches, our IT guru, and generally tries to keep the proverbial jello nailed to the walls and from falling through the cracks. She holds a BS degree in Marketing/Management from University of Montana’s School of Business Administration. Fun Facts about Jessica: She has been a PC gamer since age 7 and enjoys anything involving Muppets.
Business Operations Manager / Garbage Disposal
Adam works on the research team, specializing in core research and leading special projects. He has a BS degree in Mathematics from Western Washington University. Little-Known Fact: For a lanky guy, Adam consumes an awe-inspiring volume of snacks and unattended leftovers.
Jonathan is a partner with the firm. He comes to us with an extensive executive search background from his time at both Amazon and Heidrick & Struggles. Jonathan’s main focus at Parker Remick is senior executive searches within the Engineering, Product, Data Science, and Supply Chain fields, as well as General Management.
Prior to executive search Jonathan was a litigation attorney in Washington, D.C. and Cleveland, Ohio and also served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps.
Jonathan has an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business, a JD from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, and an AB in Political Science from the University of Michigan.
In his free time Jonathan loves spending time with his wife and daughter and discovering the Pacific Northwest. Fun facts: Jonathan is an avid rock guitarist with a near-encyclopedic knowledge of ’80’s/’90’s hard rock and heavy metal. He is also a slightly (some say clinically) obsessed fan of his beloved Michigan Wolverines, where he maintains his football season tickets despite the 2,307.8 mile difference between Seattle and Ann Arbor.
Director, Research and Innovation / Filmmaker
Benjamin is the Director of Research and Innovation at Parker Remick. He is responsible for managing the analyst team and overseeing firm-wide research operations. Benjamin has a BA in Neuroscience from Oberlin College. Fun Fact about Benjamin: He is a passionate filmmaker and the director of the award-winning documentary Survival Prayer.
Pat is an Associate on our team. Most recently Pat was an Analyst at Goldman Sachs. He has a BEng in Industrial Engineering from University of Michigan. Fun Facts about Pat: He is an avid Green Bay Packers fan and loves the outdoors, skiing and hiking.
A Co-Founder of Parker Remick, Inc., Rob is a consultant with the firm. He advises both public and private companies (funded by the world’s top tech investors) on leadership searches in engineering, product management, UX and design, and marketing.
Kevin and Rob partnered in 2000, as the firm transitioned its headquarters from Europe to the United States where it has steadily grown. Earlier, Rob ran an interior design firm and later founded DecorMarket.com, which aimed to provide consumers with home furnishing information that previously had been available to architects and designers only.
Rob earned an AB in Political Science/Theory from Kenyon College and a JD from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Fun Fact about Rob: Although Rob was a state-champion soccer player as a lad, he’s now more likely to be found playing squash with his wife, Amy, and their children.
Jason focuses primarily on partnering with internet and mobile software technology companies to find product, engineering & security leadership. He has worked with large corporate innovators like Amazon, Google & eBay as well as high growth startups in the portfolios of investors like Greylock, Google Ventures, a16z & Sequoia. While about 60% of Jason’s work has been in the bay area, he’s worked both nationally an internationally on assignments, with a special focus on the US west coast.
Prior to re-joining Parker Remick in 2017, he led US executive search for an executive search firm based in Australia. Before getting into executive search he co-founded a consultancy aimed at developing support for high-speed rail in Washington State, managed senior state-level political campaigns and has taught communication classes at his alma mater.
Fun Facts about Jason: In college, he was ranked among the top ten debaters in the US. In high school, he taught himself HTML and built websites for local businesses as well as teaching web programming to elementary & middle school students.
He earned a BA from Western Washington University and majored in Political Science, concentrating on International Relations.
Recruiting Coordinator / Data Entry Manager / Company Grandma
Emily is our Data Entry Manager, Recruiting Coordinator to Consultants Alicia Litton, Kelley Pecis, Jeff Markham, and Grant Resick, and coordinator of all things communications related. Emily has a BA in Communication from Western Washington University. Fun Facts about Emily: In her spare time she enjoys riding her motorcycle, knitting, and watching indie films with other grandma types at the local Pickford Film Center.
Steve runs the daily operations of the firm and helps lead the overall direction, development, and implementation of Parker Remick’s long-term growth and market strategy. Steve has more than 20 years’ experience leading high-growth service and technology companies that earn deep customer engagement.
From 2005 to 2014, Steve served as CEO and Board Member of Smashing Ideas, a leading digital engagement agency. He led its sale to Bertelsmann / Random House in 2011. Earlier, Steve was President and CEO of Applied Semantics, creators of AdSense software, which Google acquired in 2003. He’s also held CEO, GM, and other executive roles in digital media for multinational companies such as iXL (through its 1999 IPO) and Spin Cycle (acquired by iXL in 1998).
Outside of work, Steve is an avid Seattle Seahawks football fan and when not screaming his head off at a game, you can find Steve cycling around Seattle solo or with his teammates on the Fischer Plumbing Cycling Team.
Associate / Karaoke Superstar
Kyle is an Associate Consultant at Parker Remick. He received a BA in Linguistics and a BA in Peace & Conflict Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Kyle had a highly successful debate career at Berkeley and continues to work with the team as an alumnus. Fun facts about Kyle: Outside of work you can find Kyle deeply engaged in sabermetric analysis of baseball, rocking the Seattle Pro-Am karaoke circuit or going on foodie adventures with his sister.
Alicia joined Parker Remick in 2014, and is working with technology clients in a variety of functional areas. She joins us with an extensive background executing searches at Heidrick & Struggles, at Korn/Ferry, and as an independent consultant.
Fun Facts about Alicia: In her spare time, Alicia enjoys running; she has completed six marathons and is training for her seventh. Her three young boys and puppy also keep her busy. Little-Known Fact: Alicia is the youngest of fraternal triplets by seven minutes.
Alicia has a BA in Political Science from Lake Forest College.
Eli is a member of our research team. He has a BS in Biology from Western Washington University and a MS from University of Montana in Genetics and Science Writing. Most recently Eli was a professor of Environmental Science at Western Washington University. Fun Facts about Eli: he was the official farmer at the South Pole for the summer season, and previously spent two other four month stints at another, more remote base on the Antarctic Peninsula. He had an article written about him entitled “The Man Behind the Mustache”.
Jeff Markham brings more than 18 years of experience to Parker Remick partnering with hiring executives and board-level search committees on executive talent acquisition, succession planning, and executive talent development. Previously, Jeff held leadership roles with Herd Freed Hartz and Nosal Partners. He also managed the talent acquisition teams for ACME Business Consulting and Tripwire. Jeff has a BS in Business Administration and Speech Communication from Oregon State University.
Fun facts about Jeff: He is an avid marathon runner, NYC is his favorite, and he’s completed it many times over. He’s also one of the best dressed single digit handicap golfers you’ll find.
Data Entry Specialist / Amateur Pâtissière
Sarah is a member of our Data Entry team and helps with special projects with our research department. Sarah has a BS in Sociology, with a minor in French, from Western Washington University. Fun Facts about Sarah: She enjoys knitting hats and scarves in her free time and aspires to begin working on socks, she also loves spending time with her parents’ cats whenever she has the chance.
Krista is the Recruiting Coordinator for Jason Heck, Kyle Kimball and Kevin Zhai. She has a BA in History, Business Administration and Latin American Studies from the University of Oregon. Fun Facts about Krista: In her spare time she enjoys playing with her dog, Joy, and spending time outside — hiking, biking, yoga and swimming. She also makes excellent jams, salsas, and pickles.
Kelley joins Parker Remick as a director to enhance the client experience for the firm’s technology partners. Before joining Parker Remick, Pecis served as Managing Director at Herd Freed Hartz, where she conducted senior-level search assignments across technology, consumer, industrial and professional services sectors. Previously, she spent 10 years guiding clients through major technology changes within enterprise resource planning software at Fortune 500 companies including Accenture, Oracle, and AT&T Wireless. She is a founding member of the NW Recruiters Association of Portland. Kelley graduated from the University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business with a BA, MIS and Finance
Fun Facts about Kelley: She is an avid hiker, lifelong U2 fan and active community volunteer. She also enjoys fly fishing and spending time with her family.
Logan is a Senior Analyst on our research team. He has a BA in History from Columbia University. Fun Facts about Logan: He was a coxswain in high school and coached rowing after graduating college. He is also a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan.
Jill is the Recruiting Coordinator for Directors Kelley Pecis and Jeff Markham. She has a BA in Communications & Liberal Studies from Western Washington University. Fun Facts about Jill: In her former life, Jill could be found performing in the Seattle music scene in the late 70’s and 80’s. Super weird fun fact: She had her own TV show on a Seattle public TV station and one of her guests was Bill Nye, who was just starting out.
Grant is a Director and joined Parker Remick in 2010. He manages leadership searches for significant technology companies like Square, Twitter and Riot Games as well as startups such as Usermind, Wootric and BloomNation. Prior to working as a Director, Grant managed the firm’s research department and helped source candidates for clients including Google, Twilio and Pinterest. Grant’s focus has primarily been on Engineering leadership searches, although he also has experience with Product, UI/UX, Marketing, and Security.
In his spare time, Grant enjoys poker, cooking, and is an avid skier. Grant has a BA in Government from Cornell University and a MA in American Government from Georgetown University.
Keira is a member of our Analyst team. She joins us with experience serving multinational industrial technology and automotive clients at Spencer Stuart as well as Fortune 1000 board-level clients and candidates at James Drury Partners. Keira has a Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative Human Development from The University of Chicago.
Fun Facts about Keira: When not doing Crossfit or playing German board games, she enjoys spending time with her Daschund-Basset mix, Gilda, and her 18-pound Flemish Giant rabbit, Igby.
Mascot / Chief Napper
Voted “Staff Favorite”, Harriet frequents the office with her owner, Kevin, spreading joy and laughter to all who pet her. Fun Facts about Harriet: A rescue from the Whatcom Humane Society, Harriet has no prior training as a company mascot but excels at her position all the same.
Our founding partner, Kevin, uses 20 years of executive search experience, international background and an abundance of British wit to work on some of the most senior searches at Parker Remick. He has led numerous C and V-level searches for clients such as Google, Amazon, eBay, Square and Pinterest. He also leads business development activities for the firm.
Before founding Parker Remick in 1998, Kevin led the technology practice at FSS International, a global executive search firm.
Outside of work, Kevin serves on the boards of the Humane Society and WeSNIP, hikes, and races road bikes. Fun Fact about Kevin: He is a trained meteorologist; although his dream of being a TV weatherman got rained upon, he can still predict the weather with astounding accuracy.
Kevin holds a BSc in Occupational Psychology from Plymouth University in the UK.
Recruiting Coordinator / Rock Star
Ann-Marie is the Recruiting Coordinator for Partner Kevin Williamson. Ann-Marie brings 15 years of customer service experience to her role as an RC. Fun Facts about Ann-Marie: In her spare time she enjoys playing with her malamute, Deuce, singing in her rock band, or cheering on her daughter’s softball games at Central Washington University.
Associate / Renaissance Man