Consultants

Michele James

Founder and President, is responsible for leadership and the strategic direction of the firm. She manages a diverse group of clients and leads search assignments for Executives as well as complex assignments for high-demand, difficult-to-identify Engineering and Science professionals. Her primary industry focus is Heavy Infrastructure, Transportation, Maritime, Environmental Services and Aerospace/Defense.

Early in her career, Michele worked for Boeing as Member of the Technical Staff. She actively participates in professional organizations and mentors university students on strategic entry methods into industry.

Michele received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles

Bill James

Managing Director, is a Visionary Human Resources Executive and Executive Advisory Board Member with 35 years of experience.

Bill manages the Educational Support Services Practice engaging universities, government, and corporations. He is an Adjunct Faculty member within the Engineering School at a local university, and has served as Chairman of a number of Industry Councils. Bill also provides executive search support in the areas of recruitment, talent assessment, and benchmarking. Functional levels range from President to Manager (multidisciplinary).

His early career experience includes Global Director of Diversity for Applied Materials, Director of Recruiting for Deloitte, and Senior Manager in Operations, Finance and Human Resources for Northrop Grumman.

Bill received a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University, Los Angeles.