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Featured Candidates

Featured Candidates from J Powell & Associates

JPA Search Consultants have years of recruiting experience in a number of disciplines, and, enjoy and respect the trust that's been provided by every client. To view our featured candidates, please:

Click below on any of the various positions in Engineering, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations Management and Sales, Marketing and Business Development to view a summary of our candidates:


Exceptional and versatile Project Engineer consistently selected for flagship projects. Acquired skills include Project Management, Business Development, Decision Support Analysis, Regulatory Compliance, Staff Development and Training, and Design Specifications.
  • Qualifications: BS Environmental Resource Management, MS Environmental Engineering, EIT, PE (2014)
  • Years Experience: 9
  • Current Position: Project Engineer
  • Current Residence: San Francisco Bay Area
An experienced Engineer and Consultant that provides technical leadership for public agencies and private entities in the areas of Water Resources, Environmental Impact, Civil, Commercial, and Residential Development. Additional knowledge and experience Work and Cost Estimates, Preparation of Funding Applications, State and Federal Agency Interaction, Permitting, Environmental Review, and Construction.
  • Qualifications: BS Science
  • Years Experience: 13
  • Current Position: Project Manager
  • Current Residence: Sacramento Area, CA
Senior Project Manager and Specialist with strong background in Hydrology/Hydraulic Modeling, SCADA and AMI, Design, and Construction. Possesses strong Project Management and direct supervision experience.
  • Qualifications: MS Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S. Water Resources Management, BA Arts, Professional Engineer Certification
  • Industries: Engineering, Civil, Utilities
  • Years Experience: 12
  • Current Position: Project Specialist
  • Current Residence: San Francisco Bay Area

Finance & Accounting

Superb Manager of Finance and Accounting departments. Expertise spans Operations, Financial, Production, and Supply Chain Management; Procurement; Sales and Marketing; Vendor, Inventory, and Facility Administration.
  • Qualifications: BS Finance and Economics, MBA (2014), Six Sigma Certifications: Quality Management, Modeling and Process Analysis, Waste Reduction, Value Flow Streamlining
  • Years Experience: 15
  • Recent Position: Chief Financial Officer
  • Current Residence: St. Helena, CA (recently relocated from Illinois)
Highly-accomplished Financial Executive. Experience and knowledge include Organizational Business and Financial Planning, Forecasting, Budgeting, Strategic Planning and Analysis, Operations Management, Change Management, Pricing and Costing.
  • Qualifications: BS Business Administration/Accounting, CPA Certification
  • Years Experience: 20
  • Current Position: Chief Financial Officer
  • Current Residence: Sacramento Area, CA

Human Resources

Strategic, forward-thinking HR Executive that focuses on positioning an organization to be "the employer of choice, maintaining the well-being of the organization, sustaining its growth and people values. Pivotal skills include Workforce and Compensation Planning; Talent Management; Organizing Roles and Staff Structures; Rewards/Recognition; Labor and Employee Relations; SOX, Audit and Regulatory Compliance, Corporate Change Management; Business Process Enhancement; and Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Qualifications: BS Human Resources, MS Human Resources – Organizational Development, Certification: Senior Professional in Human Resources
  • Years Experience: 29
  • Recent Position: Vice President, Human Resources
  • Current Residence: El Dorado Hills, CA

Information Technology

Senior Information Systems Specialist with implementation, oversight, and leadership responsibilities for major programs and ventures. Knowledge and expertise includes Business Impact Analysis; Process Re-engineering; Capital planning and Investment control; Enterprise Architecture Planning; and various Technology Platforms.
  • Qualifications: BA Business Administration and Computer Science, MS Public Administration and Management Information Systems, Microsoft Professional Certification, Microsoft Solutions Developer Certification, Project Management Professional Certification.
  • Years Experience: 13
  • Current Position: Project Manager/Senior Information Systems Analyst
  • Current Residence: Sacramento Area, CA

Operations Management

Highly motivated, results-oriented leader with ability to enhance current systems, initiate and manage change within an organization. Key skills include Distribution and Inventory Management, Process Improvement, Contract Negotiation, Quality Improvement, Customer Relations Management, and Compliance.
  • Qualifications: BS Business Management
  • Years Experience: 25
  • Current Position: Operations Manager
  • Current Residence: Sacramento Area, CA

Sales, Marketing and Business Development

Marketing & BD Specialist returning to U.S. from 2 years of Peace Corp duty. Possesses well-rounded experience in Proposal Development, Publication Design and Production, Campaign Management, Corporate Branding, and Business Development Strategy.
  • Qualifications: BS Business Administration-Marketing
  • Years Experience: 7
  • Recent Position: Volunteer - U.S. Peace Corps
  • Current Residence: Seattle, WA
Marketing and Public Relations Specialist with experience in Media Relations, Social Media, Customer/Partner Reference & Visibility Programs, Product Launches, Brand Development, Media Training, Marketing Collateral, Internal & External Communications, and Website Development.
  • Qualifications: BA Communications
  • Years Experience: 12
  • Recent Position: Marketing Specialist
  • Current Residence: Sacramento Area, CA
A Leader in Business Development, General and Operations Management. Organizational responsibilities include Strategic Marketing Plans, Sales Management, Operations Management, Production Management, and Organizational Development.
  • Qualifications: BS Business Management, Dale Carnegie Management Certification, Executive Management Certification
  • Years Experience: 30
  • Current Position: VP, Sales & Marketing
  • Current Residence: San Joaquin Valley, CA