Karen Plomgren is a highly experienced Executive Recruiter. She has been recruiting top talent for executive positions within HR, Operations, Finance, Manufacturing, Distribution, Sales, Engineering and Technology for more than 20 years. She has experience in the agency staffing business as well internally at the corporate level. She has also trained and managed other recruiters to be successful. She is highly intuitive and is able to recognize those individuals that are outstanding in their fields. Excellent at finding those hard to find (needle in the haystack) and passive candidates.


The positions she has held in her career include Executive Recruiter, Director of Recruiting, Recruiting Manager, Talent Acquisition Manager and Field Organizer. She has exceptional people skills with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with people at all levels to include C level. She has developed a very strong network of connections with clients and with candidates. Her differentiators include her methods of having a thorough screening process and reference checks while acting as a company advocate and candidate advocate. What she is passionate about and enjoys most in her career is the ability to develop and maintain trusted relationships with her clients and candidate and always trying to find the win/win situation. She loves to secure smart hires and also to have a lasting effect on the success of her clients and the careers of her candidates. She positions herself as an HR partner offering sound advice and quality candidates. She takes the time to understand your business, your culture and your short and long term goals. Honesty, integrity, quality, trust and love are key.