December Talent Showcase

december talent showcase

December Talent Showcase

Meet Our Top Candidates

Agency 8 excels in recruiting for Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Technical, Administrative, Logistics, and Operations roles. Discover the difference Agency 8 can make for your team’s success. Contact us today for top-tier talent solutions.

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At Agency 8, we’re your dedicated partner in sourcing exceptional talent through Referrals, Sourcing, and Headhunting. As a leading Full-Service Recruitment and HR Consulting firm, we offer nationwide quality placements backed by our Guarantee of Success. Discover the outstanding professionals in our August Talent Showcase who are ready to bring their expertise to your team.

Candidate of the Month Highlight:

Process Engineer: Pat

Key Skills and Strengths:

  • Rice University Chemical Engineering Graduate (Magna cum Laude)
  • Almost 10 years of technical experience working at various Exxon refineries
  • As a process engineer supporting a chemical plant, reviewed and updated P&IDs on a regular basis.
  • Led start-up project commissioning a $130M Flare Gas Recovery unit

Personality and Leadership Style:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A results-oriented leader with over a decade of experience in chemical engineering, specializing in capital project development and sustainability strategies.
  • Known for driving efficiency and implementing innovative technologies to improve processes. Strong communicator and mentor, adept at guiding teams toward achieving ambitious objectives.

Job Search Availability and Timeline:

  • Available for interviews with flexible scheduling.
  • Seeking a compensation package commensurate with experience and industry standards.


Accounting Controller- Dan

Dan, with a BBA, is currently working on his MBA as well. His accounting experience extends throughout the industries of Engineering, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, and Construction (CCIFP certified). As key member of Executive Management Team with a hands-on leadership style, Dan has played a strategic role in the overall management of several organizations with primary responsibility for planning, implementing, controlling, and reporting all financial-related activities.

Controller/ Sr. Accountant- Mark

Financial background from A to Z including reporting, analyzing, capitalization, budgeting, mergers, payroll (900+ employees), and acquisitions. Very familiar with Cost Accounting, GAAP and SOX.

Bookkeeper- Charles

With 15 years of Bookkeeping experience within multiple industries, Charles would be a great asset to any team. He is a General Ledger guru, offers proficiency in financial reporting, has advanced knowledge of US GAAP, and has a lot of hands-on experience with reconciliations, A/P, A/R and collections.


Regional Lean Manager- Thomas

Six Sigma Black Belt and excellent tenure with one of the largest energy companies in Houston. He implements Kaizen Events for all his projects and has also implemented 5S programs throughout his career. Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement resulting in millions of dollars in cost savings, he has implemented a variety of lean principles. His leadership style is inspirational and motivational, which he is able to do by leading without authority; Influencing all levels of the organization from leadership, peers, and front line.

Marketing- Ashley

We have had the pleasure of working with Ashley through the years and she continues to impress us with her creativity, work ethic and business impact. She offers graphic design, marketing concept execution, social media management and business strategy. BA Marketing and 5 + years of marketing work experience.

Human Resources

HR Specialist- Janet

Janet offers a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology and roughly 4 years in Human Resources. Her experience spans from compensation analysis to benefits and onboarding to training. She adapts well to new computer programs and, as a true people-person, works well with all levels of employees.

HR Generalist/ Benefits Manager- Cara

Masters degreed HR Professional Benefits Specialist: manage benefits communication and changes throughout employee life cycle; FMLA and ADA administration. Owner of 401(k) NDT and affirmative action annual reports; ad hoc reporting for leadership.


Procurement Manager – George

Bachelor’s in business administration, Bilingual English and Spanish, and offers 15+ years of procurement experience. He has vast experience when it comes to sourcing and evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and the bidding process in addition to being technologically savvy and picks up on new software very quickly.


Technical Sales; John

Top company sales rep where he expanded business in healthcare, government and higher education industries 400% over 15+ years, reaching $20+ million annual revenue by bringing in large volume of new accounts. Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M with a strong personal sales network.

IT and Cybersecurity Sales- Nathan

Engaging Positive Sales Hunter and Collaborator who brings creative energy and a proven record of generating new revenue though high activity volume and 60% successful closing ratio. Ability to quickly Develop New Territory business clients in all facets of technology including Enterprise Software/ BI Custom Software/ JDE/ NetSuite / Cybersecurity, Monitoring. Ability to sell to the C-Suite in SMB, Mid-Market and Enterprise organizations.

Construction industry Business Development/Sales- Jordan

Well-connected, road warrior Salesperson that we connected with from a network referral. She offers professionalism in sales with a wealth of leads in Oil and Gas and construction industries.



Cyber Engineer- Greg

IT professional with strong technical cyber security background in incident response, support engineering and experience in leading teams at work.  Masters: Information Technology, ITIL, Splunk Certified User.

Industrial Technical

Power Industrial Lineman- Kevin

Electrical Power Line Maintenance background inspecting poles and lines for damage and experienced in troubleshooting techniques. Organized employee with a strong work ethic and experience operating, running lines for solar fields, and working in an oil field plant. Highly communicative and offering great problem-solving skills.

AV Engineer- Chuck

Crestron Certified AV expert with almost 10 years of experience working himself up from a technician role. Offers leadership, client relationship management and technical expertise.



Process Safety Engineer- Pamela

10 years of Process Engineering Safety expertise including PSM tools of PSSR, PHA, LOPA, FMEA, SIS, SIL, Fault Tree, HAZID, HAZOP, Root  Cause Analysis, MOC, What if analysis, PSM Compliance Auditing, Process Hazard Analysis, PHAPro & PHAWork,. OSHA PSM and EPA RMP, P&ID review and markup using Kami, Safety and health issues regulations, and company best practices.

Civil Designer- Mick

Offers an impressive portfolio of over 20 years of experience, 5 years in civil residential Design Drafting and 10+ in the marine Industry; offers a wealth of expertise 3D designing expertise.


Agency 8 excels in recruiting for Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Technical, Administrative, Logistics, and Operations roles. Discover the difference Agency 8 can make for your team’s success. Contact us today for top-tier talent solutions.

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