Stacie BlairStacie Blair — Founder & CEO

Stacie Blair has worked in search for more than 25 years.

Ms. Blair partners with internal management teams and investors to help shape companies through direct placement, strategic consulting, executive leadership assessment, and organizational evaluations.

Ms. Blair has conducted numerous executive search assignments across multiple industries throughout North America and Australia.

Stacie worked for Heidrick & Struggles in San Francisco prior to starting The Pacific Firm. She began her recruiting career as a Research Associate at Clancy Associates, a boutique that specialized in the high-technology and biotech/pharmaceutical industries.

Ms. Blair spent nearly eight years in the United States Air Force, first working in intelligence, and then as an Air Traffic Controller. She has a BS in Business from California State University, Sacramento.
 USA: 510 647 1005
 Australia: 61 7 2100 0300

Mike EdmondsMike Edmonds — Partner & VP of Research

Mike manages a team of Research Associates responsible for leveraging technology tools and complex research methodologies to map industries and identify top tier talent.

Mike has over 20 years’ experience working in research for Financial Engines, PayPal, and Egon Zehnder International.

He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California with a BS in Russian and Political Science, and holds an MS from San Jose State University.
 510 647 1001

Liz Capurro — Partnerliz-capurro-headshot-2017

Liz is an expert in the consumer products, food & beverage, and retail industries. She has completed multiple projects for clients such as Peet’s Coffee, VIP Petcare, and Bambeco filling positions in operations, retail store management, marketing, and sales.

Prior to joining the Pacific Firm Liz spent more than twelve years in Operations with Starbucks as a District then Regional Manager. She moved to Philz’ Coffee where she helped build the company from three to twelve locations. She was responsible for site selection, staffing, training, and systems implementation.

Ms. Capurro graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in administration and human resources from Sonoma State University.
 510 647 1010

Amy Poirier — Senior Associate

Amy is an expert in the high-technology industry. She partners directly with clients to understand their hiring needs and collaborates with our internal Research team to target, identify, and engage passive candidates. She has completed numerous projects in sales, marketing, product management, and operations.
Prior to The Pacific Firm, Amy spent four years at Microsoft/Skype where she was a core member of the technical staffing team.

After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Communications and French from Lewis & Clark College, Ms. Poirier moved to Paris, France, for 6 years where she was an Administrative Assistant at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. She returned to the US where completed her Master’s degree at DePaul University focusing on Business Management and Early Childhood Development.
 510 647 1009