The High Country Search Group Administration Team
Kathleen David – Partner/Director of Operations
Kathleen joined High Country in January of 2009 with the innocent intention of getting a re-start in the workplace in a small administrative role after several years at home with her young two boys.
Unbeknownst to her, she had stumbled into a fast growing, high production recruiting office which was a perfect match for her talents in back office management, organization, accounting, technology, marketing, vendor management, and various other forms of cat-herding type responsibilities.
Kathleen’s commitment and ability to handle the many responsibilities and mesh the many personalities that constitute High Country’s candidates, clients, and staff lead to her rise to High Country’s of Director of Operations. As proof of her value and her contributions to High Country’s growth, she was named a Partner in 2016.
Kathleen grew up an Air Force Brat, but moved to Colorado from Alabama in 2006. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and remains a diehard fan. Kathleen spends her free time skiing with her husband Chris, and sons Nicholas and Drew.
Cielle Santistevan – Manager of Operations/Payroll
Cielle joined High Country Search Group’s administrative staff in 2013. After a year of greeting candidates and assisting the Staffing Group, she made an easy transition into payroll. Her passion for helping others and willingness to lend a hand where its’ needed has allowed her to grow with the company.
As a Colorado native, Cielle loves everything that this state has to offer. When she is not at work, she can be found at Wash Park with her new puppy, spending time with friends and family, and cheering on the Denver Broncos!
Marisa Dominguez – Administrative Assistant
Marisa joined High Country Search Group in 2018 as a temporary support to the Administration Team. Marisa’s enthusiasm and willingness to help showed through and soon she became a permanent member of the team. With a strong background in payroll and administrative tasks she has been an asset to the Payroll Manager.
Marisa is a Colorado native who enjoys spending time with her family and friends. When not working at the office she can be found doting on her four nephews or enjoying the Denver scene with friends.
Nichole Klepchick – Asst Operations Manager/Accounts Receivable
Nichole joined High Country after relocationg from Pennsylvania where she was the Store Manager for a furniture business with an emphasis on Customer Service and Business Development. She received her AA in Early Childhood Education and was an Assistant Kindergarten teacher for 3 years at the YWCA in Harrisburg, PA.
Her passion for helping others is what brought Nichole to High Country, where she is able to utilize her skills. After having her son Cayden two years ago she decided to come back and assist the Staffing team as the Payroll Manager for High Country’s contractors that are currently out on assignment.
Austin Jordan – Research Analyst
Austin recently moved from small town Wisconsin to Denver after completing his degree at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. His interest in helping others through honesty and excellence lead him to High Country. Austin started with High Country Search Group at the end of 2018 as an administrative assistant, with plans to expand his knowledge of the recruiting industry and advance his career within the company. Austin can be found spending his free time at local theatres listening to live music, snowboarding in the mountains, and fishing.