About Us

Deep Dive Into The Paul Bridges Group

We understand the importance of building meaningful connections – between job seekers and elevated opportunities, between companies and industry trends, from where you’ve been to where you belong. Whether it’s scaling your recruitment team, optimizing employee performance, or expanding into new markets – we make traversing the gaps easy.

Paul Bridges Group changed the Recruitment 2 Recruitment industry in 2016. Our team of recruiting experts spans from coast-to-coast, covering most major metropolitan hubs across North America.


Paul Bridges Group provides comprehensive services to find top talent, train recruitment teams, and provide counsel through strategic initiatives.


To become the global strategic partner of choice in providing elevated end-to-end solutions for recruitment companies, talent acquisition teams, and recruiting professionals, whilst simultaneously elevating the growth trajectories of client partners and career paths of candidate partners alike.


Paul Bridges Group is committed to and embraces the global reality of diversity and inclusion. We strive to meet the needs of our international clients to build diverse leadership teams reacting to the changing realities and growing impact these markets create.

We believe passion and transparency are essential to who we are and the impact we make. We strive to create an environment where people can authentically express their ideas and have autonomy over their recruiting processes. Because ultimately, people are the heart and soul of every organization.

Our passion is your success. Our team helps companies to recruit better through our three business units.


Paulo Pontes

Founder & Managing Partner

Bruno Stefani

Managing Partner

Travis Lane

Senior Principal

David Whitson

Practice Director

Joe Laidlaw

Practice Director

JC Peck

Senior Principal

Pamela Trostle

Senior Principal

Joe Benedict

Senior Principal

Kate Riggenbach


Melissa Thavenius

Senior Principal Recruiter

Miriam Solis

Office Manager