Meet the SWIM Team

Read our Bios and learn more about the diverse and tight-knit SWIM Team. Combined we have over 200 years of recruitment experience and we’re ready to contribute our expertise and knowledge to your job search! 


Founders

Simon Wood
Simon Wood
Founder & President

Originally an accountant by trade, Simon transitioned into recruiting in London, England in 1998 and founded Swim Recruiting with Bodil Geyer in 2007. English born and Canadian by choice, Simon is known for his humour, professionalism, and entrepreneurial spirit in the recruiting space.

Simon puts the “fun” in functional family at SWIM and embodies the spirit of authenticity. He’s proud of building Swim Recruiting from inception into a reputable recruiting force in British Columbia. He loves the way that the SWIM work environment has developed over the years and has truly become a space where employees, candidates, and clients feel appreciated, heard, and part of the extended SWIM family. “People are the foundation of everything we do – and matching the right role and organizational culture with the right person is the ultimate key to recruitment success.”

Simon embodies the West Coast way of life and espouses the importance of a healthy balance of life and work. He is a soccer super fan and can be found cheering on his beloved Liverpool FC at every opportunity. Simon’s latest obsession is passionately tracking the energy output of his new roof solar panels!

Originally an accountant by trade, Simon transitioned into recruiting in London, England in 1998 and founded Swim Recruiting with Bodil Geyer in 2007. English born and Canadian by choice, Simon is known for his humour, professionalism, and entrepreneurial spirit in the recruiting space.

Simon puts the “fun” in functional family at SWIM and embodies the spirit of authenticity. He’s proud of building Swim Recruiting from inception into a reputable recruiting force in British Columbia. He loves the way that the SWIM work environment has developed over the years and has truly become a space where employees, candidates, and clients feel appreciated, heard, and part of the extended SWIM family. “People are the foundation of everything we do – and matching the right role and organizational culture with the right person is the ultimate key to recruitment success.”

Simon embodies the West Coast way of life and espouses the importance of a healthy balance of life and work. He is a soccer super fan and can be found cheering on his beloved Liverpool FC at every opportunity. Simon’s latest obsession is passionately tracking the energy output of his new roof solar panels!

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Bodil Geyer
Bodil Geyer
Founder & COO

Bodil, who is affectionately known by the Swimmers as “Mama Boo”, has 25 years of Recruitment, Sales, and Management experience. Bodil has worked in agency recruitment, in-house human resources, and procurement. In 2007, Bodil co-founded Swim Recruiting with Simon Wood and leads the company’s operations and strategic oversight.

Boo has a progressive vision of how the people you work with should be treated and empowered. This forward-thinking approach to employee engagement is based on providing people with choices. Boo believes that to have a truly forward-thinking and innovative work environment the people you hire should represent the diversity of the communities they live and play in.

Boo is truly a global citizen- born in Sweden, grew up in the US, and now a proud Canadian. She is one of the co-founders of Vancouver’s Women’s March and March On, a former Board Member of Democrats Abroad Canada, and is passionately involved in various activism groups.

Bodil, who is affectionately known by the Swimmers as “Mama Boo”, has 25 years of Recruitment, Sales, and Management experience. Bodil has worked in agency recruitment, in-house human resources, and procurement. In 2007, Bodil co-founded Swim Recruiting with Simon Wood and leads the company’s operations and strategic oversight.

Boo has a progressive vision of how the people you work with should be treated and empowered. This forward-thinking approach to employee engagement is based on providing people with choices. Boo believes that to have a truly forward-thinking and innovative work environment the people you hire should represent the diversity of the communities they live and play in.

Boo is truly a global citizen- born in Sweden, grew up in the US, and now a proud Canadian. She is one of the co-founders of Vancouver’s Women’s March and March On, a former Board Member of Democrats Abroad Canada, and is passionately involved in various activism groups.

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Management Team

Genevieve Miller Genevieve Miller
Genevieve Miller
Director of Client Relations & Recruitment

Genevieve manages a portfolio of clients, directly leads SWIM’s Accounting & Finance, Human Resources & Talent Acquisition, and Corporate Services team, and supports Margaux in leading SWIM’s IT team. Genevieve’s role at SWIM has two equally important priorities: Keep SWIM's recruiters feeling happy, respected, and fulfilled. Keep SWIM's clients feeling happy, valued, and impressed. “What I’ve realized is that these two mandates are in fact one and the same. Happy Swimmers means Happy Clients, and vice-versa.”

After graduating from UBC with an English Lit degree and then spending a couple years with a multi-national agency, Genevieve joined Swim in 2008: “I stumbled into my dream job and every day I count myself lucky to get to collaborate with amazing people, generous bosses, inspiring clients, and talented recruiters.”

When she’s not working, you can find Genevieve reading her next book club novel, playing a board game, catching a play, watching an Oscar nom, enjoying a Mount Pleasant restaurant, or enjoying the beauty of BC and beyond with friends and family.

Genevieve manages a portfolio of clients, directly leads SWIM’s Accounting & Finance, Human Resources & Talent Acquisition, and Corporate Services team, and supports Margaux in leading SWIM’s IT team. Genevieve’s role at SWIM has two equally important priorities: Keep SWIM's recruiters feeling happy, respected, and fulfilled. Keep SWIM's clients feeling happy, valued, and impressed. “What I’ve realized is that these two mandates are in fact one and the same. Happy Swimmers means Happy Clients, and vice-versa.”

After graduating from UBC with an English Lit degree and then spending a couple years with a multi-national agency, Genevieve joined Swim in 2008: “I stumbled into my dream job and every day I count myself lucky to get to collaborate with amazing people, generous bosses, inspiring clients, and talented recruiters.”

When she’s not working, you can find Genevieve reading her next book club novel, playing a board game, catching a play, watching an Oscar nom, enjoying a Mount Pleasant restaurant, or enjoying the beauty of BC and beyond with friends and family.

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Margaux Murphy Margaux Murphy
Margaux Murphy
Team Lead, Information Technology

Margaux has spent over a decade recruiting Technology professionals in Western Canada. She currently manages a group of clients in a variety of industries in the Vancouver market and leads the Technology team at SWIM. Margaux loves working with her clients helping them build and grow their teams and is so inspired by, and proud to support the local technology ecosystem.

After graduating from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta with a Business degree, Margaux accidentally fell into recruitment and has enjoyed the ride ever since! She had worked for multinational and national recruitment brands prior to joining SWIM when she relocated to Vancouver in 2016. Margaux loves the focus on quality that SWIM has both on the candidate and client side and counts herself lucky to work with such a great team every day!

Outside of work, Margaux enjoys traveling, she has a personal goal to set foot on every continent with just Africa and Antarctica remaining. She is passionate about Neapolitan pizza, French Bulldogs, reading a book a week, sneakers and is the reigning SWIM "World Series of Banter" champion.

Margaux has spent over a decade recruiting Technology professionals in Western Canada. She currently manages a group of clients in a variety of industries in the Vancouver market and leads the Technology team at SWIM. Margaux loves working with her clients helping them build and grow their teams and is so inspired by, and proud to support the local technology ecosystem.

After graduating from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta with a Business degree, Margaux accidentally fell into recruitment and has enjoyed the ride ever since! She had worked for multinational and national recruitment brands prior to joining SWIM when she relocated to Vancouver in 2016. Margaux loves the focus on quality that SWIM has both on the candidate and client side and counts herself lucky to work with such a great team every day!

Outside of work, Margaux enjoys traveling, she has a personal goal to set foot on every continent with just Africa and Antarctica remaining. She is passionate about Neapolitan pizza, French Bulldogs, reading a book a week, sneakers and is the reigning SWIM "World Series of Banter" champion.

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Shelley Hall Shelley Hall
Shelley Hall
Director of Operations

Shelley wears many hats at Swim and is responsible for all payroll, invoicing, general bookkeeping, contract management, vendor set up and generally managing all backend operations. She leads the operations team and prides herself on ensuring that the operational side of SWIM runs smoothly and that the clients and contractors are all taken care of and happy.

Shelley has worked her way up from sitting at reception as the Customer Service Representative to Director of Operations over the past 12 years and has been a part of SWIM's growth since (almost!) Day One. She is the glue that holds the company together.

Shelley is an old soul and is often referred to as the ‘youngest old lady’. When she is not at work you can find her at the gym, reading a book, or tending to her many plants.

Shelley wears many hats at Swim and is responsible for all payroll, invoicing, general bookkeeping, contract management, vendor set up and generally managing all backend operations. She leads the operations team and prides herself on ensuring that the operational side of SWIM runs smoothly and that the clients and contractors are all taken care of and happy.

Shelley has worked her way up from sitting at reception as the Customer Service Representative to Director of Operations over the past 12 years and has been a part of SWIM's growth since (almost!) Day One. She is the glue that holds the company together.

Shelley is an old soul and is often referred to as the ‘youngest old lady’. When she is not at work you can find her at the gym, reading a book, or tending to her many plants.

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Deepti Datla Deepti Datla
Deepti Datla
Manager, Recruitment Coordination & Projects

Deepti joined the SWIM Family in April 2013 as a Recruiter on the IT team and eventually moved onto the Operations team in 2017. She provides support to all members of the SWIM team at all levels to ensure everything stays on track. Deepti was recently promoted and now manages the company’s recruitment coordinators. She is very friendly and approachable and is recognized by all her peers for her very strong work ethic and her commitment to high quality work.

Deepti moved from India to USA in 2005 to pursue further education and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Michigan in 2007. She immigrated to Vancouver in 2011 and is happy to call this city her permanent home.

Deepti is an ardent movie buff and spends most of her free time catching up on the latest TV shows or at the movie theatres. She enjoys road trips, social gatherings, planning events, exploring new food joints, and recently started to enjoy baking.

Deepti joined the SWIM Family in April 2013 as a Recruiter on the IT team and eventually moved onto the Operations team in 2017. She provides support to all members of the SWIM team at all levels to ensure everything stays on track. Deepti was recently promoted and now manages the company’s recruitment coordinators. She is very friendly and approachable and is recognized by all her peers for her very strong work ethic and her commitment to high quality work.

Deepti moved from India to USA in 2005 to pursue further education and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Michigan in 2007. She immigrated to Vancouver in 2011 and is happy to call this city her permanent home.

Deepti is an ardent movie buff and spends most of her free time catching up on the latest TV shows or at the movie theatres. She enjoys road trips, social gatherings, planning events, exploring new food joints, and recently started to enjoy baking.

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SWIM Team

Amy Cox Amy Cox
Amy Cox
Senior Account Executive

Amy is a Senior Account Executive with SWIM and has built up over 20 years of experience in recruitment. Known for her commitment, passion, and loyalty to her clients, Amy enjoys collaborating and strategizing with hiring managers and SWIM's recruiting team to identify the best talent.

Amy is originally from Ontario. After graduating from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree and then spending four years in Japan teaching English and working at the Olympics, Amy moved to Vancouver as she wanted to live among the mountains. She landed in recruitment in 1999 by accident and hasn’t looked back! Having spent a decade with SWIM, Amy feels blessed to be part of an amazing and collaborative team, loves that she can bring her dog to work, and praises SWIM for embodying a culture of respect and fun.

Amy is an avid marathon runner, skier, and ‘home decorator’, and relishes her family time in Whistler with her three teenage kids, husband, and lab.

Amy is a Senior Account Executive with SWIM and has built up over 20 years of experience in recruitment. Known for her commitment, passion, and loyalty to her clients, Amy enjoys collaborating and strategizing with hiring managers and SWIM's recruiting team to identify the best talent.

Amy is originally from Ontario. After graduating from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree and then spending four years in Japan teaching English and working at the Olympics, Amy moved to Vancouver as she wanted to live among the mountains. She landed in recruitment in 1999 by accident and hasn’t looked back! Having spent a decade with SWIM, Amy feels blessed to be part of an amazing and collaborative team, loves that she can bring her dog to work, and praises SWIM for embodying a culture of respect and fun.

Amy is an avid marathon runner, skier, and ‘home decorator’, and relishes her family time in Whistler with her three teenage kids, husband, and lab.

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Pamela Bainbridge Pamela Bainbridge
Pamela Bainbridge
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Pam has worked in recruitment (both in-house and agency) and in human resources since 2004 for large leading organizations in the local market. Her specialization for the majority of her career has in been supporting Accounting & Finance, HR and Executive professionals either through recruitment or human resources support. Pam's love for recruitment comes from her enjoyment in listening to the stories of talented professionals and matching them to opportunities that best meet their life goals.

Pam has a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Entrepreneurial Leadership and has completed her CPHR. Pam joined SWIM after having a relationship with the firm as a hiring client in the past. She feels that SWIM offers a great environment with great people, valued ethics and a great balance for her young family.

Pam loves everything to do with the outdoors, including hiking, biking, skiing and camping. She tries to spend as much time outdoors as possible with her young family. While not outdoors, Pam is a self-help junkie and Pinterest lover trying to recreate many delicious foods and pieces for her home.

Pam has worked in recruitment (both in-house and agency) and in human resources since 2004 for large leading organizations in the local market. Her specialization for the majority of her career has in been supporting Accounting & Finance, HR and Executive professionals either through recruitment or human resources support. Pam's love for recruitment comes from her enjoyment in listening to the stories of talented professionals and matching them to opportunities that best meet their life goals.

Pam has a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Entrepreneurial Leadership and has completed her CPHR. Pam joined SWIM after having a relationship with the firm as a hiring client in the past. She feels that SWIM offers a great environment with great people, valued ethics and a great balance for her young family.

Pam loves everything to do with the outdoors, including hiking, biking, skiing and camping. She tries to spend as much time outdoors as possible with her young family. While not outdoors, Pam is a self-help junkie and Pinterest lover trying to recreate many delicious foods and pieces for her home.

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Alishia Rajabali Alishia Rajabali
Alishia Rajabali
Account Manager

CPA designated and originally an accountant by trade, Alishia transitioned into recruitment and account management over 14 years ago! Alishia is known for her kindness and determination to help as many people as she can, especially her candidates and clients. She is known for her genuine, honest, and entrepreneurial personality. Alishia’s key to success is integration…always thinking outside the box for the best long-term fit!

Alishia has been a Senior Recruiter and Account Manager with SWIM for over 7 years and loves the high standard of SWIM's ethics and values. Alishia also loves being a part of the SWIM family and their belief in continuous growth and philanthropy.

When she’s not working, you can find Alishia extremely passionate about real estate and she has a knack for beautiful renovations and home transformations! She is also an active member in her community and volunteers with various groups.

CPA designated and originally an accountant by trade, Alishia transitioned into recruitment and account management over 14 years ago! Alishia is known for her kindness and determination to help as many people as she can, especially her candidates and clients. She is known for her genuine, honest, and entrepreneurial personality. Alishia’s key to success is integration…always thinking outside the box for the best long-term fit!

Alishia has been a Senior Recruiter and Account Manager with SWIM for over 7 years and loves the high standard of SWIM's ethics and values. Alishia also loves being a part of the SWIM family and their belief in continuous growth and philanthropy.

When she’s not working, you can find Alishia extremely passionate about real estate and she has a knack for beautiful renovations and home transformations! She is also an active member in her community and volunteers with various groups.

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Emily Chan Emily Chan
Emily Chan
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Emily is a Senior Recruiter on the Information Technology Team, who enjoys the challenge of working on highly technical searches for her clients. Responsible for client management and full cycle recruiting of IT roles, she is constantly striving to provide a good client and candidate experience which has enabled her to build and maintain positive relationships. Having been part of the Swim family for the past 6 years and counting, she considers herself truly blessed to be surrounded by such fun, supportive, and talented people.

After completing her Business Administration degree from SFU with a major in HR, she decided to combine her previous customer service work experience with her education background to pursue a career in Recruitment. She started her career with a global recruitment firm, specializing in engineering searches, before joining Swim in 2015.

In her spare time, she can be found binge-watching the latest Netflix shows (Korean dramas included) with some bubble tea, staying active at the gym or at home with a workout video, or at the playground with her toddler.

Emily is a Senior Recruiter on the Information Technology Team, who enjoys the challenge of working on highly technical searches for her clients. Responsible for client management and full cycle recruiting of IT roles, she is constantly striving to provide a good client and candidate experience which has enabled her to build and maintain positive relationships. Having been part of the Swim family for the past 6 years and counting, she considers herself truly blessed to be surrounded by such fun, supportive, and talented people.

After completing her Business Administration degree from SFU with a major in HR, she decided to combine her previous customer service work experience with her education background to pursue a career in Recruitment. She started her career with a global recruitment firm, specializing in engineering searches, before joining Swim in 2015.

In her spare time, she can be found binge-watching the latest Netflix shows (Korean dramas included) with some bubble tea, staying active at the gym or at home with a workout video, or at the playground with her toddler.

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Arby Canning Arby Canning
Arby Canning
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Arby is a Senior Recruiter on the Accounting and Finance Team. She enjoys working on a variety of different roles in areas such as Administration, Executive Administration, Human Resources, Customer Service, and of course, Accounting and Finance. Arby loves the fast-paced world of recruitment but what she loves even more is developing honest and trusting relationships with her candidates and clients. “The best part of my job is seeing how I can truly help other people find their dream roles and then seeing them succeed in it. That joy and spark I see in my candidates and clients when they get there.., - that is what keeps me going.”

Arby completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from TWU. She has been in the recruitment world since 2013 and has spent most of her recruitment career with Swim Recruiting. She is constantly challenged, inspired, and supported by her team members and management. There really is no better agency to be a part of!

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two young daughters, and dog. She loves hiking, biking, yoga, and doing CrossFit style workouts. Arby is also an avid home decorator/DIY-er. She is always looking to spruce something up in the house! You can find her buying and returning items from Home Sense on a weekly basis.

Arby is a Senior Recruiter on the Accounting and Finance Team. She enjoys working on a variety of different roles in areas such as Administration, Executive Administration, Human Resources, Customer Service, and of course, Accounting and Finance. Arby loves the fast-paced world of recruitment but what she loves even more is developing honest and trusting relationships with her candidates and clients. “The best part of my job is seeing how I can truly help other people find their dream roles and then seeing them succeed in it. That joy and spark I see in my candidates and clients when they get there.., - that is what keeps me going.”

Arby completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from TWU. She has been in the recruitment world since 2013 and has spent most of her recruitment career with Swim Recruiting. She is constantly challenged, inspired, and supported by her team members and management. There really is no better agency to be a part of!

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two young daughters, and dog. She loves hiking, biking, yoga, and doing CrossFit style workouts. Arby is also an avid home decorator/DIY-er. She is always looking to spruce something up in the house! You can find her buying and returning items from Home Sense on a weekly basis.

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Sarah Jaffery Sarah Jaffery
Sarah Jaffery
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Sarah completed her Bachelor of Commerce from UBC and comes from the financial industry. She started her recruitment career in 2014 and joined SWIM in 2016.

Sarah has a passion for meeting new people and introducing unique opportunities to candidates. She finds placing candidates in roles which meet their personal and professional goals to be a very rewarding experience. Her specialization has been in supporting candidates and clients in Accounting, Finance, HR and Corporate Services. “SWIM upholds great ethics and values, provides a positive and flexible culture, and is an organization that prioritizes philanthropy and giving back to the community".

Sarah spent a lot of her childhood traveling with her family, and this helped create her love for new experiences and cultures. When she is not working or travelling, she enjoys painting, spending time outdoors, and playing tennis.

Sarah completed her Bachelor of Commerce from UBC and comes from the financial industry. She started her recruitment career in 2014 and joined SWIM in 2016.

Sarah has a passion for meeting new people and introducing unique opportunities to candidates. She finds placing candidates in roles which meet their personal and professional goals to be a very rewarding experience. Her specialization has been in supporting candidates and clients in Accounting, Finance, HR and Corporate Services. “SWIM upholds great ethics and values, provides a positive and flexible culture, and is an organization that prioritizes philanthropy and giving back to the community".

Sarah spent a lot of her childhood traveling with her family, and this helped create her love for new experiences and cultures. When she is not working or travelling, she enjoys painting, spending time outdoors, and playing tennis.

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Shannon D’Penha Shannon D’Penha
Shannon D’Penha
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Shannon joined Swim Recruiting in 2016 and has over 7 years of IT Recruitment experience. His hard work, knowledge of the Vancouver IT Market and continuous dedication to his clients has been the key to his success in Recruitment. He works a 360 desk, as an Account Manager and Senior Recruitment Consultant and has successfully filled contract and permanent positions with Vancouver’s largest public and private sector clients.

Prior to getting into Recruitment, Shannon spent 10 years in IT Sales and 3 years as a Realtor, so he knows the importance of relationship management. His honest approach has helped his clients acquire top talent, and helped his candidates get great jobs with Vancouver’s best employers!

Shannon likes to keep an active lifestyle and enjoys hiking, biking, running, and snowboarding. He also loves to travel, experiencing different cultures and trying new food. The jury is still out on this one, but Shannon claims to have the best banter on the IT team.

Shannon joined Swim Recruiting in 2016 and has over 7 years of IT Recruitment experience. His hard work, knowledge of the Vancouver IT Market and continuous dedication to his clients has been the key to his success in Recruitment. He works a 360 desk, as an Account Manager and Senior Recruitment Consultant and has successfully filled contract and permanent positions with Vancouver’s largest public and private sector clients.

Prior to getting into Recruitment, Shannon spent 10 years in IT Sales and 3 years as a Realtor, so he knows the importance of relationship management. His honest approach has helped his clients acquire top talent, and helped his candidates get great jobs with Vancouver’s best employers!

Shannon likes to keep an active lifestyle and enjoys hiking, biking, running, and snowboarding. He also loves to travel, experiencing different cultures and trying new food. The jury is still out on this one, but Shannon claims to have the best banter on the IT team.

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Manvir Dhaliwal Manvir Dhaliwal
Manvir Dhaliwal
Recruitment Consultant

Manvir, AKA "Manny", is a Recruiter on SWIM's Information Technology team, joining the firm back in 2017 and if you ask him, he has enjoyed every minute of it! He loves working with such a fun, entertaining, and collaborative team and definitely takes pride in being an accountable team member himself. He is passionate about building long-lasting relationships with his clients and candidates and shows a tremendous amount of dedication in supporting and helping them move forward in their careers.

Manvir is Vancouver-born, California-raised and now back in Vancouver after completing his degree at California State University in Fresno. Starting his career in technology sales, he made the pivot to technical recruiting because it perfectly blends his passions of helping others, tech, and coaching.

In his off-work hours, you can find him spending time with friends & family, watching sports, or enjoying the outdoors, whether it’s camping, hiking, or BBQing, all with his pup by his side. If you spend a little too much time with Manny, he might just start telling you about how he used to be a former athlete.

Manvir, AKA "Manny", is a Recruiter on SWIM's Information Technology team, joining the firm back in 2017 and if you ask him, he has enjoyed every minute of it! He loves working with such a fun, entertaining, and collaborative team and definitely takes pride in being an accountable team member himself. He is passionate about building long-lasting relationships with his clients and candidates and shows a tremendous amount of dedication in supporting and helping them move forward in their careers.

Manvir is Vancouver-born, California-raised and now back in Vancouver after completing his degree at California State University in Fresno. Starting his career in technology sales, he made the pivot to technical recruiting because it perfectly blends his passions of helping others, tech, and coaching.

In his off-work hours, you can find him spending time with friends & family, watching sports, or enjoying the outdoors, whether it’s camping, hiking, or BBQing, all with his pup by his side. If you spend a little too much time with Manny, he might just start telling you about how he used to be a former athlete.

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Kim Nguyen Kim Nguyen
Kim Nguyen
Recruitment Consultant

Kim started her career within Tech Recruitment in 2017 at Swim Recruiting and has never looked back! Kim holds a positive, enthusiastic and friendly personality, which has helped her develop strong relationships with her team, candidates, and clients. She enjoys working in a fast-paced and results-driven industry and truly takes the time to understand her candidates needs. Her goal is to help candidates find their next exciting opportunity and provide insight, support, and encouragement, as she understands how stressful & nerve-racking the job search and interviewing process can be.

Kim is grateful for the experience she’s gained while working with others, in high-pressure situations and wanted to translate that into the fast-paced world of agency recruitment where she could help people and companies find their best match.

Outside of work, you can find Kim working on her DIY projects, cooking up new healthy recipes, enjoying the outdoors, or browsing flights for her next adventure.

Kim started her career within Tech Recruitment in 2017 at Swim Recruiting and has never looked back! Kim holds a positive, enthusiastic and friendly personality, which has helped her develop strong relationships with her team, candidates, and clients. She enjoys working in a fast-paced and results-driven industry and truly takes the time to understand her candidates needs. Her goal is to help candidates find their next exciting opportunity and provide insight, support, and encouragement, as she understands how stressful & nerve-racking the job search and interviewing process can be.

Kim is grateful for the experience she’s gained while working with others, in high-pressure situations and wanted to translate that into the fast-paced world of agency recruitment where she could help people and companies find their best match.

Outside of work, you can find Kim working on her DIY projects, cooking up new healthy recipes, enjoying the outdoors, or browsing flights for her next adventure.

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Jonathan Jarvo Jonathan Jarvo
Jonathan Jarvo
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Jonathan is a CPA, CMA, with several years of industry Finance under his belt. After a welcomed transition into the Finance Recruitment world in 2016, Jonathan has truly found an excellent fit for his skills and personality. He loves mentoring and helping others, and his honest and unfiltered communication style often gets praise from his candidates and the occasional odd look from his coworkers. Jonathan is now Senior Recruiter and Account Manager in the Finance and Supply Chain areas (where an overlap is often found!).

When not in the office, you will often find Jonathan in the gym, trying to improve on his powerlifting numbers, or hiking/cycling with his family. He loves to read, play board games, cook, and, most importantly, eat! He tries to surround himself with family and friends as much as possible and finds great joy in the simple things, such as just hanging around a campfire, listening to music, and chatting about life.

Jonathan is a CPA, CMA, with several years of industry Finance under his belt. After a welcomed transition into the Finance Recruitment world in 2016, Jonathan has truly found an excellent fit for his skills and personality. He loves mentoring and helping others, and his honest and unfiltered communication style often gets praise from his candidates and the occasional odd look from his coworkers. Jonathan is now Senior Recruiter and Account Manager in the Finance and Supply Chain areas (where an overlap is often found!).

When not in the office, you will often find Jonathan in the gym, trying to improve on his powerlifting numbers, or hiking/cycling with his family. He loves to read, play board games, cook, and, most importantly, eat! He tries to surround himself with family and friends as much as possible and finds great joy in the simple things, such as just hanging around a campfire, listening to music, and chatting about life.

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Roisin Finnegan Roisin Finnegan
Roisin Finnegan
Recruitment Consultant

Roisin made the move to Vancouver from Ireland in 2016 which she describes as one of the best decisions she ever made. She has gained 5 years experience in recruitment, initially within a multi-national firm and later becoming a proud ‘Swimmer’ in early 2018. Roisin’s main focus is supporting Accounting & Finance, Administration, HR and Marketing searches on both the client and candidate side. Her favourite part of recruiting is matchmaking great candidates with incredible companies here in Vancouver.

After making a move to a new country herself, Roisin thoroughly enjoys helping overseas candidates and newcomers with their local job search and has been able to work quite closely with the Irish community here in Vancouver.

Roisin enjoys exploring and adventuring through the playground that is BC. When not working, she can be found skiing all across BC at any given chance she gets in the winter and soaking up the sun hiking in the local mountains, camping and swimming in BC’s beautiful lakes in the summer. In her spare time, she is planning her wedding with her fiancé and enjoys cooking, baking cakes for the office, sewing, interior decorating, and generally crafting: up-styling, or DIY-ing almost anything she can get her hands on!

Roisin made the move to Vancouver from Ireland in 2016 which she describes as one of the best decisions she ever made. She has gained 5 years experience in recruitment, initially within a multi-national firm and later becoming a proud ‘Swimmer’ in early 2018. Roisin’s main focus is supporting Accounting & Finance, Administration, HR and Marketing searches on both the client and candidate side. Her favourite part of recruiting is matchmaking great candidates with incredible companies here in Vancouver.

After making a move to a new country herself, Roisin thoroughly enjoys helping overseas candidates and newcomers with their local job search and has been able to work quite closely with the Irish community here in Vancouver.

Roisin enjoys exploring and adventuring through the playground that is BC. When not working, she can be found skiing all across BC at any given chance she gets in the winter and soaking up the sun hiking in the local mountains, camping and swimming in BC’s beautiful lakes in the summer. In her spare time, she is planning her wedding with her fiancé and enjoys cooking, baking cakes for the office, sewing, interior decorating, and generally crafting: up-styling, or DIY-ing almost anything she can get her hands on!

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Si Kim Si Kim
Si Kim
Recruitment Consultant

After graduating from the Free University of Berlin with a Business Degree, Si would never have imagined that a language trip to Vancouver would end up with her finding her new permanent home and a career in recruitment: “I came to Vancouver as a new graduate and instantly fell in love with this beautiful city and its people! I ended up temping as an Administrator for an international recruitment agency. And, well, the rest is history!"

In 2015, Si transitioned into her first sourcing role, focusing on senior level contract and project professionals in the fields of Accounting & Finance. She then joined SWIM in 2018, providing 360 recruitment expanding beyond accounting and finance to include administrative, HR, and marketing roles: “SWIM embraces diversity and respects individual approaches in recruitment. Working in this flexible environment allows me to build deeper client and candidate relationships and to see beyond metrics and numbers”.

In her free time, you can find Si playing volleyball, cheering on her son on the sidelines of his soccer game, or planning her next family trip to Europe or Asia.

After graduating from the Free University of Berlin with a Business Degree, Si would never have imagined that a language trip to Vancouver would end up with her finding her new permanent home and a career in recruitment: “I came to Vancouver as a new graduate and instantly fell in love with this beautiful city and its people! I ended up temping as an Administrator for an international recruitment agency. And, well, the rest is history!"

In 2015, Si transitioned into her first sourcing role, focusing on senior level contract and project professionals in the fields of Accounting & Finance. She then joined SWIM in 2018, providing 360 recruitment expanding beyond accounting and finance to include administrative, HR, and marketing roles: “SWIM embraces diversity and respects individual approaches in recruitment. Working in this flexible environment allows me to build deeper client and candidate relationships and to see beyond metrics and numbers”.

In her free time, you can find Si playing volleyball, cheering on her son on the sidelines of his soccer game, or planning her next family trip to Europe or Asia.

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Darren Sutton Darren Sutton
Darren Sutton
Recruitment Consultant

Darren has been a Recruiter on the Accounting & Finance Team at Swim Recruiting since 2019. He enjoys the fast-pace of recruitment and loves fostering relationships with clients and candidates from all walks of life. Darren particularly enjoys “not just finding the right person for a job description but more importantly someone who will enjoy the job and who will want to stay with the company and grow over the years.” For Darren, there is no better feeling than to support, help, mentor and coach candidates on their job search and then see them succeed.

Darren completed a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree in Financial Services in Dublin, Ireland and moved to Vancouver in 2019. Darren has been lucky enough to meet many amazing colleagues at SWIM who he now considers friends - people who made him feel so welcome in Canada. SWIM has been the highlight of Darren’s career so far.

When not recruiting Darren enjoys travelling, hiking, biking, working out and attending concerts and shows.

Darren has been a Recruiter on the Accounting & Finance Team at Swim Recruiting since 2019. He enjoys the fast-pace of recruitment and loves fostering relationships with clients and candidates from all walks of life. Darren particularly enjoys “not just finding the right person for a job description but more importantly someone who will enjoy the job and who will want to stay with the company and grow over the years.” For Darren, there is no better feeling than to support, help, mentor and coach candidates on their job search and then see them succeed.

Darren completed a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree in Financial Services in Dublin, Ireland and moved to Vancouver in 2019. Darren has been lucky enough to meet many amazing colleagues at SWIM who he now considers friends - people who made him feel so welcome in Canada. SWIM has been the highlight of Darren’s career so far.

When not recruiting Darren enjoys travelling, hiking, biking, working out and attending concerts and shows.

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Jason Murphy Jason Murphy
Jason Murphy
Recruitment Consultant

Jason is an enthusiastic people person who brings over 5 years of experience working as a Recruiter and as an Account Manager specializing in Information Technology to the Swim Recruiting team. Jason has had success working with small, medium, and enterprise sized clients in the Vancouver market in both the public and private sector. Originally from Co. Cork in Ireland, Jason has been fortunate enough to call Vancouver home for the past 10 years and has been recently approved for his Canadian citizenship.

Jason joined SWIM as a Recruitment Consultant in April 2021 and is responsible for full cycle recruiting including identifying and qualifying a variety of top quality candidates from across Canada as well as client management. Jason enjoys recruiting on functional and technical searches and believes in providing a top-quality recruitment experience for candidates and clients.

Jason is a keen sports fan, enjoys playing rugby, and can be often found cycling one of Vancouver’s many hilly roads.

Jason is an enthusiastic people person who brings over 5 years of experience working as a Recruiter and as an Account Manager specializing in Information Technology to the Swim Recruiting team. Jason has had success working with small, medium, and enterprise sized clients in the Vancouver market in both the public and private sector. Originally from Co. Cork in Ireland, Jason has been fortunate enough to call Vancouver home for the past 10 years and has been recently approved for his Canadian citizenship.

Jason joined SWIM as a Recruitment Consultant in April 2021 and is responsible for full cycle recruiting including identifying and qualifying a variety of top quality candidates from across Canada as well as client management. Jason enjoys recruiting on functional and technical searches and believes in providing a top-quality recruitment experience for candidates and clients.

Jason is a keen sports fan, enjoys playing rugby, and can be often found cycling one of Vancouver’s many hilly roads.

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Mohak Tyagi Mohak Tyagi
Mohak Tyagi
Recruitment Consultant

A passionate relationship builder with over 4 years of experience in talent acquisition for the IT industry, Mohak brings his vigor to the SWIM team. He possesses a keen acumen for recognizing fresh talent and has used his skills to hire competent candidates for Fortune 500 companies across North America. At SWIM, Mohak is an IT recruitment specialist who acts as a bridge to connect enterprising individuals with top Canadian employers.

Beyond tech recruitment, Mohak is also well versed with finance and accounting, thanks to his strong educational background in the field. His coworkers and friends describe him as a dynamic individual who is always brimming with energy.

When not working, you will find Mohak browsing through car catalogues, enjoying the outdoors, watching cricket or accompanying his wife on her shopping sprees!

A passionate relationship builder with over 4 years of experience in talent acquisition for the IT industry, Mohak brings his vigor to the SWIM team. He possesses a keen acumen for recognizing fresh talent and has used his skills to hire competent candidates for Fortune 500 companies across North America. At SWIM, Mohak is an IT recruitment specialist who acts as a bridge to connect enterprising individuals with top Canadian employers.

Beyond tech recruitment, Mohak is also well versed with finance and accounting, thanks to his strong educational background in the field. His coworkers and friends describe him as a dynamic individual who is always brimming with energy.

When not working, you will find Mohak browsing through car catalogues, enjoying the outdoors, watching cricket or accompanying his wife on her shopping sprees!

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Simran Sharma Simran Sharma
Simran Sharma
Recruitment Consultant

Simran landed in Vancouver, Canada during the 2019 Winter season to explore the natural and cultural riches that the city had to offer. She completed a Post Degree Diploma in Business Administration from Langara College, where her passion for HR led her to be a founding member of the college's HR Professionals Club.

A social media savvy HR professional with 3 years of experience in talent acquisition, Simran is an IT Recruiter at SWIM. Her flair for networking and making connections propelled her towards a career in HR. She was born and brought up in Delhi, India and completed a Bachelors Degree in Commerce. A former state-level table-tennis player, Simran brings her dedication and perseverance to the high performing team at SWIM.

Beyond work, Simran is a cheesecake connoisseur, and you will either find her exploring local eateries or tackling for adventurous hiking trails across B.C.

Simran landed in Vancouver, Canada during the 2019 Winter season to explore the natural and cultural riches that the city had to offer. She completed a Post Degree Diploma in Business Administration from Langara College, where her passion for HR led her to be a founding member of the college's HR Professionals Club.

A social media savvy HR professional with 3 years of experience in talent acquisition, Simran is an IT Recruiter at SWIM. Her flair for networking and making connections propelled her towards a career in HR. She was born and brought up in Delhi, India and completed a Bachelors Degree in Commerce. A former state-level table-tennis player, Simran brings her dedication and perseverance to the high performing team at SWIM.

Beyond work, Simran is a cheesecake connoisseur, and you will either find her exploring local eateries or tackling for adventurous hiking trails across B.C.

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Niall Quinn Niall Quinn
Niall Quinn
Recruitment Consultant

Niall James Quinn joined Swim Recruiting in May 2021 making him one of SWIM’s newest Recruiters. With over 10 years experience in various levels of customer service, Niall thrives when working with clients and candidates as he really enjoys getting to know people and building trusting professional relationships. Niall is used to working in fast paced environments and is excited to have joined the SWIM family.

Niall completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Television production and has worked in various production roles within the film and television industry, most recently on the TV series "Charmed". He moved to Vancouver in 2019 and has decided to lean on his 10+ years experience in customer service to join Swim Recruiting as he wants to connect great people with great companies. With his wide range of experience, Niall will be of benefit to lend support and help to candidates searching for their dream job as well as to clients looking to find their ideal candidate.

Outside of work, Niall has a keen eye for photography and videography. Since moving to Canada, Niall has adapted to British Columbia life by becoming an avid hiker; however, he is yet to master his skiing technique. In the past, Niall has competed in a half marathon for charity and is making it his mission to one day compete in a full marathon.

Niall James Quinn joined Swim Recruiting in May 2021 making him one of SWIM’s newest Recruiters. With over 10 years experience in various levels of customer service, Niall thrives when working with clients and candidates as he really enjoys getting to know people and building trusting professional relationships. Niall is used to working in fast paced environments and is excited to have joined the SWIM family.

Niall completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Television production and has worked in various production roles within the film and television industry, most recently on the TV series "Charmed". He moved to Vancouver in 2019 and has decided to lean on his 10+ years experience in customer service to join Swim Recruiting as he wants to connect great people with great companies. With his wide range of experience, Niall will be of benefit to lend support and help to candidates searching for their dream job as well as to clients looking to find their ideal candidate.

Outside of work, Niall has a keen eye for photography and videography. Since moving to Canada, Niall has adapted to British Columbia life by becoming an avid hiker; however, he is yet to master his skiing technique. In the past, Niall has competed in a half marathon for charity and is making it his mission to one day compete in a full marathon.

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Elaine Wang Elaine Wang
Elaine Wang
Recruitment Coordinator

As a Recruitment Coordinator at SWIM, Elaine is supporting all recruiters and account managers on the Accounting & Finance, HR, and Administration Recruitment Team. She started her career with a well-known hotel group, working in various roles within human resources, sales & marketing, and operations. Elaine has over six years of experience in customer service and office administration.

Elaine is originally from Shanghai. She immigrated to the East coast of Canada in 2010 and then moved to Switzerland in 2018 to obtain a dual Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Events Management from universities in Switzerland and the United Kingdom. She is also completing her Human Resources Certificate from Simon Fraser University and working towards her CPHR designation.

Outside of work, Elaine enjoys mentoring and helping her friends, organizing events within her community, and exploring different types of restaurants. She is also extremely passionate about travelling and has already visited 18 countries!

As a Recruitment Coordinator at SWIM, Elaine is supporting all recruiters and account managers on the Accounting & Finance, HR, and Administration Recruitment Team. She started her career with a well-known hotel group, working in various roles within human resources, sales & marketing, and operations. Elaine has over six years of experience in customer service and office administration.

Elaine is originally from Shanghai. She immigrated to the East coast of Canada in 2010 and then moved to Switzerland in 2018 to obtain a dual Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Events Management from universities in Switzerland and the United Kingdom. She is also completing her Human Resources Certificate from Simon Fraser University and working towards her CPHR designation.

Outside of work, Elaine enjoys mentoring and helping her friends, organizing events within her community, and exploring different types of restaurants. She is also extremely passionate about travelling and has already visited 18 countries!

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