Why Choose RJS?

Title: Sales Recruiter
  Jay joined RJS Associates with two years of previous recruiting experience.  Specializing in Industrial Sales, he was educated at Central Connecticut State University.  Active in numerous sports, he excels at competitive skeet shooting.  He resides in East Hartford, CT.  
Title: Senior Pharmaceutical Recruiter/Partner
Specializing in all aspects of Pharmaceutical R&D, Joe has worked for RJS since 1989. During his time , he has received numerous department and client development awards, including the Consultant of the Year award. He is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and maintains a...
Title: Sales Recruiter
Mary Kate is originally from New Jersey and has a B.S. degree in Allied Health from UCONN.  Her focus is on Sales and Marketing. Mary Kate lives in Hartford, CT and she has interests in trivia quiz games and travel.
Title: Engineering Recruiter
Specializing in Software and Engineering, James is a graduate of Colby Sawyer in New Hampshire.  A four year collegiate athlete, he is an active soccer player and enthusiast.  LT Brown also proudly serves as in the Army National Guard.  James resides in Middletown, CT.  
Title: Senior Information Technology/Sales Recruiter
Kevin joined RJS in 2009, and after a brief stint in Manhattan, returned to continue to build his practice in Sales and IT recruiting in the Healthcare Analytics arena. A graduate of Western New England College, Kevin resides in Plainville, CT and finds relaxation in fishing and golf.
Title: Scientific Recruiter
Shanleigh grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut and has a B.A. degree in English from Central Connecticut State University. Shanleigh recently  joined the RJS team as a Scientific Recruiter. She currently resides in Middletown CT with her family. Shanleigh enjoys cooking and reading in her...
Title: Senior Civil/Environmental Recruiter/Partner
Having joined the firm in 1996, Steve specializes in the placement of Environmental and Civil Engineering nationwide. He has won several Client Development and department awards for his work. An outdoor enthusiast, Steve enjoys golf and fishing. He and his wife reside in Glastonbury, CT.
Title: Engineering Recruiter
Educated at Central Connecticut State University, Jon spent over 16 years in the capital equipment/manufacturing market place, as a supervisor, engineer and salesman before joining RJS.  He plays indoor soccer and is an avid “foodie.”  He and his family live in Glastonbury, CT.  
Title: Manager of Network Operations
Alan has supervised the computer operations and systems of RJS Associates since 1999. His extensive technical education and experience has been invaluable to the growth of the company. Residing in Bristol, CT, Alan is an avid photographer and camper and is a motorcycle enthusiast.
Title: Sales Recruiter
Carrie is a native of Connecticut and attended Curry College in Milton, MA. Her focus is on Sales recruiting projects. Carrie currently lives in Farmington, CT.  Carrie has interests in the gaming industry and enjoys spending quality time with her family.
Title: Senior Accounting/Finance Recruiter/Partner
Educated at UMass, Joan has recruited all levels of Accountants, Auditors and Financial professionals since 2003. Over the years, she has received numerous Department awards and Client development awards. She and her family reside in Windsor, CT.
Title: Information Technology Recruiter
Specializing in IT, Angela graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2011 with a B. A. in Art History and Studio Art.  In her free time she pursues her creative passions through dance, freelance art, and gardening.
Title: Information Technology Recruiter
A current Black Belt and former instructor in Taekwondo, Jake comes to RJS with a background in hospitality and entertainment.  Specializing in Information Technology, he received his Masters degree in Sports Foreign Policy from Kyung Hee University in South Korea.  Jake and his wife live...
Title: Senior Engineering Recruiter
Paul has specialized in placing manufacturing, engineering and technicians at RJS since 1995. He has earned Client Development awards. A lifelong Greater Hartford resident, Paul and his family now reside in West Hartford, CT.
Title: Senior Engineering Recruiter/Partner
Ira joined RJS Associates directly from graduation at York College in 1997. He specializes in Electrical/Mechanical and Software Engineering worldwide. He has earned multiple department and client awards and has won the Consultant of Year honor three times. He and his family reside in...
Title: Information Technology Recruiter
After attending Mitchell College and Southern Connecticut State University, Patrick moved to Indianapolis, IN and spent 5 years as owner/operator of an event marketing company benefiting national charities that included Toys for Tots, CPEA for Missing Children and DARE America.   Patrick...
Title: Senior Engineering Recruiter/Partner
Our senior member, Tom joined the firm in 1984 and continues to provide long standing service to his Engineering clients. He has been awarded numerous Client Development awards over the years. Active in community affairs, bicycling and swimming, Tom is a graduate of Villanova University. He and...
Title: Senior Engineering Recruiter
Since joining the firm in 2004, Jason has managed a very active Engineering recruiting desk. Bachelor’s from the University of Rhode Island, Masters from Springfield College, he has earned several Client Development awards during his time. Jason and his active family live in Glastonbury, CT.
Title: Healthcare Technology Recruiter
Sydorna is originally from New York City and now lives in Waterbury, CT. She has an extensive background in healthcare recruiting. She holds a degree from College of New Rochelle and has a wide interest in sports such as Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball as well as auto racing. Since joining RJS...
Title: Senior Scientific/Pharmaceutical Recruiter/Partner
Joining the firm in 1988, Laura has established her practice in the placement of Pharmaceutical R&D and operations. Winner of numerous client development awards and accolades for her work, Laura resides in Holyoke, MA.
Title: Sales Support
Dawn joined RJS Sales Support team in 2011, and immediately became a valued asset to the firm. Her efficiency and accuracy speeds the process for the recruiting staff in many ways. She holds a degree from Dominican College and resides in Rocky Hill, CT.
Title: Information Technology Recruiter
Carly is a 2013 Dean’s List Graduate from West Virginia University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.  Carly is very active with charitable organizations, including the Multiple Sclerosis Society.  She currently lives in East Longmeadow Massachusetts and works placing people with our...
Title: Civil Engineering/Environmental Recruiter
CJ is originally from Dalton Massachusetts and now resides in Manchester CT. He has an extensive successful sales background in Home and Facilities Improvement industry.  CJ works on our Civil/Environmental team placing professionals with clients throughout the Northeast.
Title: Senior Scientific/Pharmaceutical Recruiter
Chris, specializing in Pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing, joined the firm in 2006. Educated at Central Connecticut State University, he has received Client Development awards and praise from his clients. An avid motorcycle racer, he and his family reside in Glastonbury, CT.
Title: Administrative Manager
Since joining the firm in 2005, Heather has performed every support function within RJS. As Administrative Manager, she handles the financial and purchasing operations as well as overseeing the Sales Support Team.
Title: Sales Support
Kara joined RJS Sales Support team in 2012 and immediately assumed the bulk of the Front Desk/Reception duties. She was educated at Eastern Connecticut State University and lives in Glastonbury, CT.
Title: Environmental Recruiter
Justin comes to RJS with four year collegiate baseball record while at Eastern Connecticut State University.  He earned his MBA at the University of New Haven.  He has a strong B-to-B sales background, and is active with the Parks and Rec Board in Deep River, CT, where he lives with his...