Seattle Financial is a boutique recruiting firm centralized in Seattle, Washington specializing in accounting and finance recruitment. We help fill accounting and finance job openings with the best candidates.

Lacey Clark

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Lacey has been recruiting for over 20 years, hiring at all levels and in multiple industries. She is the owner of NW Recruiting Partners and manages the recruiting and sales teams. Her background includes time at Amazon, Lucent, and a startup company: Terabeam. She has successfully recruited for many sectors, including construction, accounting, financial, real estate, aerospace, high-tech and manufacturing.

After growing up in Idaho, she moved to Seattle when she was 21, started her career at a staffing agency, and within a few years she moved to in-house recruiting. While recruiting was always a passion, she built on her sales expertise and expanded into real estate for several years. Now back to her recruiting roots for almost a decade, Lacey loves the challenge of playing matchmaker for companies and professionals. When she’s not working, you’ll find her spending time with her daughter, doing yoga, running, boating, hiking, and spending as much time outdoors as possible.

Lacey Clark

Lisa Glenn
Director of Recruiting

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Lisa’s diverse background encompasses recruiting, sales, and event management within multiple industries including oil and gas, education and retail. Lisa is also well-traveled; originally from Eastern Washington, she pursued her college education in Arizona and lived abroad in New Zealand. Lisa has found her home once again in Seattle where she has been for the last decade. While pursuing her degree at Arizona State University, Lisa expanded her role as Office Assistant to aid recruiters for the Honors College. Lisa quickly realized how much she loved connecting with people, as well as sharing her excitement about ASU. Lisa broadened her skillset by managing her family’s petroleum business, recruiting at staffing agencies, and executing education sales and events. She excels at building relationships and connecting with people on both sides of the talent equation: employers and potential employees. Lisa is motivated by helping both her clients and her candidates find just the right fit.

Lisa enjoys traveling and discovering the newest culinary hot spots throughout Seattle. She is a long-time volunteer with the Seattle Theatre Group where she has the good fortune of attending regular performing arts and musical events. She also loves spending time outdoors where she enjoys hiking, running, boating, waterskiing, and snow skiing.

Lisa Glenn

Angela Pasquale
Director of Business Development

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Angela recently returned to NW Recruiting Partners as the Director of Business Development. She was integral in building NW Recruiting Partners from the ground up alongside Lacey Clark. She wore many hats, including business development, recruiting, and operations.

Angela has over 15 years of experience in sales, business development, and recruiting with an emphasis on real estate sales and development. A self-proclaimed “people connector,” she prides herself on her ability to match extraordinary talent with growing organizations. Angela works diligently to help her clients find the right talent and fit, as every client and job seeker has a unique set of needs, goals, and desires.

Angela grew up in the Pacific Northwest and graduated from Western Washington University with a BA in Business Management and an Economics Minor. Seattle has been her home for almost 20 years.

In her free time, you can catch Angela running at Golden Gardens, trying out the latest exercise class, hitting the Ballard Sunday Market, and enjoying time with family and friends.  She has always gravitated toward chasing the sun and ocean but has enjoyed becoming a bonafide skier during the last few years.

Angela Pasquale

Gayle Luchini
Senior Recruiter

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Gayle started out her career in sales and recruitment, working in higher education, and focusing on the commercial arts fields.  She partnered with students and their families to educate them about the college, find the right program for them and help them matriculate successfully into school.  She then moved on to the staffing recruiting industry, handling contract through direct hire positions and concentrating on all levels of administrative and human resources roles, as well as large customer service projects.  Gayle found a love of working with HR positions and decided to take the PHR (professional of human resources) certification exam which has helped her have deeper understanding of her clients’ and candidates’ needs.  Connecting with people and supporting both candidates and clients in achieving their goals is Gayle’s passion.  As a lifelong learner, she is excited to now build her experience, network, and partnerships within the construction, real estate, and financial services fields.

Gayle is originally from New Mexico and then moved to Seattle after college and is happy to now call herself a Seattleite.  When not working, she enjoys creative endeavors, chatting with her friends and listening to or watching true crime podcasts/documentaries.  In addition, Gayle is committed to learning more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and focusing on building a better understanding of herself and others to apply this knowledge and understanding to both her career and her personal life.

Gayle Luchini

Grace Preston
Senior Recruiter

Grace embarked on her professional journey as an HR generalist within social services, providing vital support to case managers and direct support professionals. Her responsibilities spanned from recruiting and onboarding to payroll management, benefits administration, and performance coaching. This early exposure fueled her enthusiasm for talent acquisition, prompting her to pivot her career trajectory towards this HR specialty.

Transitioning to the financial services sector, Grace honed her skills within an in-house recruiting team, delving into the intricacies of single-family lending, commercial real estate, and beyond. With a solid foundation in place, she further diversified her expertise by assuming a recruiter role supporting various financial institutions. Here, she continued her focus on sourcing top-tier mortgage professionals alongside administrative and specialized support personnel. In search of fresh challenges, Grace found herself at Amazon, where she facilitated the promotion and transfer processes for senior managers and directors on a global scale. Evolving within the company, she eventually transitioned into a program management role, where she analyzed and supported recruitment efforts for Amazon’s fulfillment center hiring teams.

Driven by her passion for engaging directly with candidates and uncovering their unique talents, Grace has circled back to the forefront of talent acquisition. Eager to collaborate with hiring teams, she endeavors to grasp their vision and seamlessly connect them with the caliber of talent essential for achieving their objectives.

Originally hailing from Rhode Island, Grace spent her formative years in Texas before settling in Seattle over a decade ago. Having lived on the East, Gulf, and West coasts for nearly equal periods, she harbors a deep appreciation for all varieties of seafood and relishes spending leisurely hours at the beach. During the colder months, Grace indulges her passion for baking and enjoys cozy moments with her husband and their trio of rescue animals. As the summer arrives, you’ll often find her basking in the extended daylight hours of Seattle, soaking up the serenity of Lake Washington.

Grace Preston

Karla Haguisan

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Karla brings nearly three years of recruiting experience to our team, as well as a strong background in Psychology and Psychometrics. In her previous positions, she specialized in recruiting a high quantity of qualified candidates in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Karla’s degree in Psychology and her experience as a licensed Psychometrician allows her to understand and uncover what her candidates are really looking for in their next career transition.

One of Karla’s favorite aspects of recruiting is helping people by assisting them in getting hired in roles they truly want. It gives her a sense of fulfillment whenever she successfully places candidates in those roles.

When she’s not working, you can find Karla, a major animal lover, spending quality time with her two big dogs, Cooper and Appa.

Karla Haguisan

Bernalyn Sitson
Client Development Lead

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Bernalyn, aka Berns, has worked in the sales industry for more than 11 years, including in hospitality, event management, HR and payroll. Berns aligns her plans and activities with absolute dedication to achieve sustained success for the organizations and customers she supports. In addition, she is regularly recognized as an individual who out-performs the expected financial targets of her roles.

Bernalyn’s passion to be the gateway to an individual’s career growth has led her to become an integral part of the Seattle Financial Staffing team.

In her spare time, she loves to connect and learn from different cultures and enjoys travelling in various areas of the Philippines and United States. At home, you can find Bernalyn and her wife in their garden taking care of over a hundred different plants they have collected through the years.

Bernalyn Sitson

Neri Aliposa
Client Development Lead

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Neri has over three years of recruiting experience focusing on banking/financial and customer service roles. She was a staffing partner to a mutual fund company and recruited a high volume of candidates from customer service to licensed and unlicensed financial positions for multiple states across the US.  Neri’s diverse recruiting experience helps with her ability to guide candidates through the process of changing jobs.

Her favorite thing about recruiting is that she gets to do something different every day, even if it’s simply talking to new people. Neri loves building relationships by connecting people to new opportunities and enjoys helping people find fulfillment in their careers.

Neri loves to bake and has a small business selling baked goods from her home in her spare time.  She also enjoys travel (especially to beaches), dining out, cooking with her grandmother, and spending time with her family.

Neri Aliposa

As recruiters for permanent, contract, and contract-to-hire positions, we provide unique insights in matching companies and candidates for long-term and mutually beneficial employment opportunities in finance and accounting. If you are a business looking for a dependable and talented accountant with any experience level looking for a position that matches your talents and goals, reach out to us for recommendations fueled by specialized financial recruitment expertise.

We help employers fill the following roles:

  • Accounting
  • Financial services
  • Controller
  • Payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable
  • Financial analyst
  • Finance management and more

We take into consideration the goals of the company and of the candidate, the skills and knowledge that best suit the job, and often-overlooked elements like work culture and job satisfaction. We build a bridge between companies and potential hires, providing consultation on choosing the right candidate, onboarding, and other considerations like relocation and remote work. Ultimately, the hiring decision belongs to the company. Our work is to ensure a speedy and successful process.

If you’re a job candidate looking for a specific position in accounting and finance, we will dedicate the same detailed approach to finding you a financial or accounting job and an employer that suits your needs. We want to make sure you can do your best work, and company culture and job satisfaction are key to that success.

If you are an accountant or finance specialist, or a business on the lookout for one, please reach out to Seattle Financial. For other positions, please consult our affiliates at NW Recruiting Partners.

We work closely in collaboration with you to understand your needs and provide the right solution. This approach makes us one of the most qualified financial recruiting agencies in the field.