The Stevenson & White team collectively has more than 50 years of recruiting expertise. We have a proven track record in finance, accounting and payroll recruitment and we are well-known in the Ottawa area for our knowledge, honesty and expertise. Clients and candidates know that by selecting Stevenson & White as their Ottawa recruitment agency of choice, they are selecting a firm they can trust.
"Enjoy life! This is not a dress rehearsal!"
I have been a specialized financial recruiter since 1992 and I still love what I do! I have a competitive nature, but I never lose sight of the fact that finding people a new position impacts their everyday lives – and so I genuinely try to make sure that wherever we place them will make them happy on a daily basis and offer them a rewarding, satisfying career.
I believe in being honest (sometimes I am too direct but I am well intended!) and I treat people the way that I would want to be treated. I have a substantial network within Ottawa and many of my clients and candidates have used my services on multiple occasions over many years. They know what to expect from me, and they trust me. Reputation is everything; my name is “on the wall” and I will always do my best to provide the best possible service to clients and candidates alike. I may not be able to place everyone who comes through our doors – but I try my hardest to ensure that everyone has a positive experience when dealing with me – sometimes I even make them laugh!
While I am not at work I love to ride – my horse is my passion and I love nothing more than riding across the countryside or just being at the barn. “A ride a day keeps the therapist away!!” Of course I also enjoy spending time with my husband, two sons, my two daughter-in-laws and my beautiful new granddaughter or being at our lovely cottage in Lanark Highlands.
If you are looking for a new position, or perhaps you are looking to hire someone into a financial or accounting related role, give me a call! I would welcome any questions you may have and I will do my best to assist you in any way I can!
Specialties: All aspects of financial, accounting and payroll recruitment; interview preparation, resume guidance, general tips for how to excel in an interview, negotiating the best possible (but realistic!) salary.
"Your career should be enjoyed, not endured."
I joined Stevenson & White in 2013, initiating the second generation of our family-owned and operated recruitment firm. Prior to Stevenson & White, I worked in various corporate sales and customer service roles. This experience allowed me to make a relatively smooth transition into the world of recruitment. I also hold a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management from the University of Glamorgan (UK) and a Business Administration Diploma in Professional Golf Management from Georgian College.
I was thrilled to join the energetic and collaborative team at Stevenson & White and I am committed to upholding our core company values – honesty, integrity and professionalism. I have discovered that matching skilled finance professionals with the right organizations is a very rewarding process to be a part of. It is critical in today’s evolving job market that organizations attract and retain top talent to remain competitive. Human capital will continue to be an organization’s greatest asset, and for that very reason I pride myself on intently listening to both my client’s needs and the candidates’ expectations to ensure I find the best fit!
When it comes to the candidate experience, our team understands that searching for new opportunities can be challenging, so we are 100% committed to making that transition a smooth and pleasant experience. No one should feel like a number when they walk through our door!
Whether you are a candidate looking for a new role or a hiring manager or HR professional looking to fill a vacancy in your organization, I encourage you to call or email me or any member of our team. We would be happy to help and are committed to making the process easier for you.
In my spare time I am either taking my dog Stella out for a hike with my wife, sliding out for a round of golf or just simply relaxing at the cottage, ideally around the BBQ or on the water with my family and friends.
"Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you." - Walt Whitman
I recently joined Stevenson & White after more than 8 years in a sales and service role in the insurance industry. I was ready for a change and a new challenge! The recruitment field appeals to me on several levels and allows me to draw on my strengths in people skills and relationship building. Having recently made a change in my own career, I can truly appreciate what’s involved and I am excited at the prospect of helping others find their perfect fit!
I grew up south of Ottawa in Osgoode and currently live in Greely with my husband and two sons. When I’m not at work you can find me at my younger son’s hockey games or my older son’s water polo. I also enjoy walking our yellow lab, Hank and spending time at our cottage.
“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work” - Aristotle
I am very proud to be a member of the Stevenson & White team and to have the opportunity to carry on my family business while maintaining the high standards of professionalism, integrity and honesty we are known for here in Ottawa.
Prior to joining Stevenson & White, I spent 8 years working as a realtor and was able to develop excellent interpersonal and communication skills on top of strong negotiating tactics. Working closely with people has always been a passion of mine which made the decision to transition into the recruiting world an easy one. I strongly believe that one of the most critical aspects to a recruiter’s success is the ability to listen and learn. Understanding exactly what it is our clients and candidates are looking for and taking the time to pair those qualities is what sets the good matches apart from the great.
I also recognize that exploring and staffing new positions can be both difficult and time consuming. Here at Stevenson & White, we are committed to making the process as seamless as possible for both clients and candidates. I will take the time to walk you through each step. I truly believe that it is all about the fit and I find it very rewarding to make a difference in someone’s day to day life by placing them in a position to be successful.
Whenever I’m not in the office I love to spend time with my incredible wife, friends and family as well as my dog Zucchini and cat Smudge! I’m also an avid golfer in the summer months and a fan of travelling to warmer climates over the winter.
"I believe that because you spend the majority of your time at work, you should love what you do!"
I have been with Stevenson & White since 2005 after gaining experience first as an elementary school teacher and then in Human Resources and corporate sales training. Having made changes along the way on my own career path, I know what is involved in making the decision to take on a new opportunity and the challenge of finding the right fit. I love being part of Stevenson & White and supporting our team in my role as Manager of Corporate Services.
I am a strong believer in the importance of balancing all of life’s priorities (though it’s something I still struggle with on a daily basis!). When I’m not at work, I mostly keep busy with my two children and their various sports – chauffeuring them to and from and cheering them on at hockey, ringette, basketball, soccer, and softball/baseball. We recently added a new fur-baby to our household as well, so I’m honing my puppy training skills too!
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do” - Steve Jobs
I recently joined Stevenson and White after many years in the Tourism Sales and Marketing Industry and I am excited to learn the ins and outs of recruitment! The team here has a strong passion for what they do and I can already see that they take great pride in finding the perfect match for both the candidate and the company. As a strong believer in loving what you do, I am excited to contribute to a team that is striving to help people achieve this in their lives.
In my spare time I can be found spending time with my husband and our 3 kids and all their various activities, or walking our dog Riley. I also love being outside, travelling and discovering new places and can be found attempting to golf or hitting the slopes in the winter time!