Professional Recruiting
& Executive Search Team of Recruiters

Finding The Right Talent
To Move Your Business Forward

With more than 50 years of combined recruiting experience, our skilled team of professional recruiters will work closely with you to find the right fit – both in skill and in culture fit. Our extensive interview process leads you to the right candidate, not a large group you have to filter through. Here’s the team that will connect you to your new team member!

We Offer These Recruiting Services

Executive Recruiting | Talent Acquisition | Professional Recruiting

Jill Ray – Executive Recruiter

With more than 30 years experience in staffing, recruiting and talent acquisition, Jill knows first hand the challenge and persistence it takes to find top quality talent. She grew up in rural Iowa on a family farm and learned quickly the importance of a strong work ethic. She fell in love with the recruiting industry as she worked with both client companies and candidates to facilitate successful placements. She shares the same excitement today as she did then in making an impact with her clients.

Her extensive experiences comes from working on the front lines in the temporary staffing industry, internal corporate recruiting and now as executive recruiter at Pinnacle Employer Services.

Areas of Specialty

  • Sales / Marketing / Management
  • Construction / Project Management
  • Office Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Management / Operations
  • Transportation / Logistics
  • Construction / Engineering
  • Manufacturing / Skilled Trades

Cassidy Duffy – Direct Hire Recruiter

Having joined Pinnacle in September of 2022, Cassidy was brought on as a fresh set of eyes and eager young talent to cultivate. With a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Services it was clear that Cassidy had the compassion and understanding of individuals to make an excellent new recruiter on the Pinnacle team.

After a year with our organization, Cassidy has brought connection and passion to our workforce and exudes this with her personable recruiting style. She has loved learning and developing her recruitment approach within Pinnacle and has come to appreciate the hard work and dedication it takes to find top-quality talent. When Cassidy isn’t finding your organization’s next great talent, she can be found loving on her dogs, Bryzzo and Ava, reading a great book, or binge watching the best Netflix shows.

Areas of Specialty

  • Sales / Marketing / Management
  • Construction / Project Management
  • Office Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Management / Operations
  • Transportation / Logistics
  • Construction / Engineering
  • Manufacturing / Skilled Trades

Sydney Nielsen-Arena – Direct Hire Recruiter

Sydney comes to Pinnacle Employer Services with more than 5 years of high-volume recruiting experience. Most of her talent acquisition experience stems from her time at Yellow as both a Union and Non-Union recruiter. Sydney has a large understanding of the full-cycle recruitment process including sourcing, screening, selecting, hiring, and onboarding. Her favorite part of the recruitment process is helping others accomplish their dreams and this shows day-in and day-out with her relationship-based recruitment approach.

Sydney grew up in North Carolina in a small town of Moyock, near the Outer Banks. Leaving her home at 17, she found her way to the Midwest where she met her husband. When she is not helping others find their lives’ passion, she can be found spending time with her husband, kids, and friends. Sydney is excited about joining the Pinnacle team and is ready to find you, your next hire!

Areas of Specialty

  • Sales / Marketing / Management
  • Construction / Project Management
  • Office Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Management / Operations
  • Transportation / Logistics
  • Construction / Engineering
  • Manufacturing / Skilled Trades

Tyler Ray – Direct Hire Recruiter

Tyler joined Pinnacle as a Sourcing Specialist for Pinnacle Staffing groups before stepping into a full cycle Direct-Hire role. Tyler began his professional career in the human services field and brings those skills with him every day. He offers a warm presence to candidates throughout the placement process and is skilled in interviewing and assessing soft-skills that are important to organizations. He finds it gratifying to surface candidates that match an employers desired skill-set and cultural fit within their team.

Like much of the rest of the Pinnacle team, Tyler enjoys golf and, as a former collegiate athlete, he knows the benefit of hard work and uses his competitive spirit every day to find the best candidate.

Areas of Specialty

  • Sales / Marketing / Management
  • Construction / Project Management
  • Office Administration
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Transportation / Logistics
  • Customer Service
  • Construction / Engineering
  • Manufacturing / Skilled Trades
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