Katie Kestly

Katie Kestly

Recruiting Business Partner Lead
“If you are going rise, you might as well shine”

At a young age, Katie realized her favorite hobby was talking and meeting new people. She set a goal for her young self to incorporate this beloved hobby into a career—and into recruiting, she went! To be a strong recruiting business partner, Katie believes in listening, asking thought-provoking questions, and, most importantly, providing value and helpful suggestions. Katie’s members and candidates would say she has an intuitive recruiting skill and a personality that makes you feel comfortable from the first interaction.


Katie is a driven, results-focused recruiting business partner with a multifaced recruitment and account relationship management background. She holds a proven track record of driving positive results to hiring leaders and candidates. She is seen as a trusted advisor who delivers valuable market insights that lead to client engagement, success, and long-term relationships.

Key Accomplishments

  • Led, contributed, and executed the recruitment process flow and facilitated project management for Confidential and Executive Level projects.
  • Managed high-volume staffing and niche projects for local and large global organizations.
  • Certified as a Professional Recruiter (PRC) through AIRS Training.


Katie earned a bachelor’s degree in communication media studies from the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh.

Professional and Community Activities

Katie is a proud mother to her two boys. When she’s not traveling up north or chasing around her kids, you can find Katie working out or lost in a book or true crime podcast.