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    A founding partner of the Walker Elliott team, Amanda Hayes is a talent scout with over 20 years of experience. She has recruited in the IT sector since 1997, with prior experience in marketing and sales in the personnel industry. Her love for recruiting comes from a desire to help her client’s solve their talent problems creatively, and helping people achieve their job search goals.

    Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Houston. She then worked as a recruiter and manager for another recruiting company for almost ten years before becoming a founding member of the Walker Elliott team. Her interest in people and solving problems make her recruiting work exceptional.

    Amanda’s work philosophy is communication-centered. A talented listener, Amanda tries to read between the lines and use creative efforts to expertly match companies with candidates. Amanda herself feels well-matched with her work at Walker Elliott, growing and sustaining successful relationships while helping people. Understanding how personally challenging the job search can be, she is a passionate believer that each candidate is unique and has much to offer the marketplace.

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    Mike Dillingham is a Sr. Recruiter at Walker Elliott where he has worked since 2007 recruiting in the IT sector. With over 20 years of experience in the IT field, Mike has learned the industry from the inside which has allowed him to make strategic placements, even placements in leadership positions. He specializes in recruiting programmers and software engineers.

    Mike moved from Houston to attend the University of Texas at Austin. After his time in Austin, he went on to receive a degree from Texas Tech in Psychology and History.

    Mike’s professional strengths include training and professional advancement.

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    Tonya Spell is an achieved recruiter in the IT sector with experience in the industry since 1998. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Tonya is an accomplished business development consultant, earning the Top Recruiting Consultant award for both contract and full-time staffing. Tonya practices full life cycle recruiting with an emphasis on the long- term success of her candidates. Her professional excellence comes from her attention to detail in the interviewing process.

    Those who have worked with her have said Tonya has relentless work ethic and has an exceptional ability to find open doors for her recruits. Her clientele often praises Tonya’s insight and savvy. Current and former clients include Chevron, Halliburton, Dril-Quip, EAG Consulting, SAIC, Rosetta Resources, Oxy, and Wireless Seismic.

    Tonya has served the Houston A&M Club as a VP and serves in leadership at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo where she has been involved for over 15 years.

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