Natalie is a Recruiter in the IT Division. The IT Division focuses on placing Information Technology Professionals in the areas of Leadership, Project Management, Developers, Analysts, Engineers, and Architects.
Natalie was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas and relocated to San Antonio in July 2016. She immediately began shaping her career in the recruiting industry. Her experience varies from recruiting Technical professionals as well as Sales professionals.
Natalie currently lives in New Braunfels, Texas with her dog, Ringo Starr. She enjoys cooking, listening to live music, traveling, snow skiing and running, but above all, being outdoors with Ringo.
Cody is a recruiter for the IT division. The IT division focuses on placing Information Technology Professionals in the areas of Leadership, Project Management, Software Development and Security.
Cody is a 10+ year IT professional. He has worked as a Customer Support tech, Quality Analyst, Technical Trainer, and Technical Account Manager. He has spent the last 7 years in Acquisitions and Business Development roles. He has also worked as a sports writer and partner channel manager.
Cody lives in San Antonio Texas with his wife Rachel and three children Kameron, Kaylee, and Kaleb.
Jordan is an East Texas native and grew up in the tiny town of Arp. After graduating Arp High School at the age of 16, she furthered her education at Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration concentrated in Marketing and Finance. Prior to joining Team Deacon, Jordan worked for a start-up recruiting firm, specializing in Accounting – Finance. Most recently, she worked in Business Development and Recruiting for a financial planning firm in Dallas. She is involved in CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and enjoys serving others and her community.
With a strong love for the great outdoors and the Texas Hill Country, Jordan decided to make the move from Dallas to gorgeous San Antonio. She loves to spend time with family, making music, and going on camping/hiking adventures with friends.
Tiffany is a Recruiter in Deacon’s Corporate Services Division. The division focuses on placing Banking, Human Resources, Marketing and Business Development Professionals in a variety of roles.
In 2007, Tiffany obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration in Human Resources Management from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada. After completing her degree, she returned home to Barbados to start her career as a Human Resource Assistant for Deloitte and Touche. In 2013, she obtained her Master’s Degree in Global Human Resources Management, from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool England.
Tiffany brings with her over 10 years’ experience in Human Resource Recruiting and 3 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing Recruiting. Tiffany’s passion for recruiting is derived from being able to help people find their dream career.
Tiffany relocated to San Antonio in 2016 with her husband Mark and her 5 year old son Coen, along with their cute little puppy Arlo. She enjoys going to the beach, swimming in the rivers and returning home to participate in Carnival.
Courtney is a Recruiter in the IT/Medical Division. The IT Division focuses on placing Information Technology Professionals in the areas of Leadership, Project Management, Developers, Analysts, Engineers, and Architects. The Medical division focuses on placing professionals in hospitals and clinics nationwide in Radiation Oncology, specifically Medical Physics, Dosimetry, and Radiation Therapy.
Courtney was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She is a recent graduate from Texas Tech University, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Rawls College of Business. While in college, Courtney served in multiple industries such as law, outside sales, and retail sales. In addition, Courtney focused many of her efforts in campus organizations in which developed strong leadership, relationship building, and management skills.
Courtney currently lives in New Braunfels, TX. She loves being outdoors, traveling, listening to live music, and spending time with her family, friends, and her Goldendoodle, Tito.
Abbey has a dual role as Deacon’s Front Office and Social Media Coordinator.
Her primary responsibilities include maintaining Deacon’s social media pages and website in addition to managing the day-to-day operations in the Front Office. Abbey also works with Deacon’s Marketing Initiatives.
Abbey graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. Abbey started with Deacon in 2019, bringing over 7 years of sales and customer service experience.
Abbey currently lives in San Antonio, Texas. She enjoys hiking, drawing/painting, poetry, exploring new places, and spending time with family, friends, and her rescue dog, Sirius.
Amy Lundgren joined Deacon Recruiting in 2019 as the Office Administrator. She started her professional career with Deacon Recruiting in 1996 in the operations of the company. In 2005 she pursued a career in Real Estate; alongside her mother and was key in opening and operating their Real Estate office, Deborah Myers Real Estate, in Alamo Heights. Amy’s career continued in the real estate management side when Keller Williams acquired Deborah Myers Real Estate and Amy was recruited into the Assistant Team Leader (management) role with the Keller Williams Heritage office in San Antonio. Amy’s extensive management and operations background has lead her back to Deacon into the office administrator position as an integral part of the operations team.
Amy lives in Alamo Heights with her husband, Andy, and their blended family of five kids; Emily, Tanner, Sophie, Olivia and Josie. She enjoys fitness, spending time with her family, cooking and travel.
Rachel is a Talent Associate within the Accounting & Finance Division.
Rachel is a recent graduate from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. She spent her time at A&M as a student nutritionist for the football team as well engaged and held leadership in a women’s organization. These experiences sharpened her skills in leadership, adaptability and time management as well as teaching the true importance of hard work and dedication.
Rachel currently resides in Spring Branch, Texas. Enjoying time at the lake, traveling the world and being as active as possible are a few of her favorite pastimes.
Felicia is a Recruiter in Deacon’s Information Technology Division. The division focuses on placing Information Technology Professionals in a variety of roles including Developers, Analysts, Engineers, Architects, and IT Leaders.
Felicia graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology. Prior to joining Deacon, she worked in the Private Security industry for 8 years. Her vast ability to maintain and build lasting relationships combined with her results-driven mindset has contributed to her quick success with Deacon.
Felicia lives in San Antonio with her significant other, Mike, step-son, Mikey, mini dachshund, Bessie, and tuxedo cat, James Bond “JB.” She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying new restaurants, and participating in and watching sporting events.
Amanda is a Director in Deacon’s Accounting & Finance Division. Amanda’s area of specialty is Banking, specifically Commercial Loan Assistants, Credit Analysts, Commercial Loan Officers, and C-level Banking Executives.
Amanda graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Consumer Sciences. Amanda joined Deacon in 2012 as an Associate Recruiter and was consistently promoted based on her performance and dedication to exceptional service. She enjoyed a brief 1.5 year hiatus to get married and build a beautiful home. Deacon is delighted to welcome Amanda back to Team Deacon in 2017. She led the Corporate Services Division prior to her leave and has a reputation of connecting “A” Players with award winning companies in the San Antonio area. Building and maintaining strong professional relationships has been an important priority for Amanda over the years.
Amanda lives in New Braunfels and enjoys spending time with family and friends, tubing the river in Gruene, trying new restaurants, and salt-water fishing.
Ashley is an Director in Deacon’s Corporate Services Division. Her areas of specialty are Banking, Marketing, Sales, and Executive Administrative Support.
Ashley graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Leadership Studies with minors in Communications and Human Resource Development. Ashley began her career at Deacon Recruiting in 2013 and takes pride in her outstanding organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to empathize with a variety of people, which has aided in her success at Deacon. She is very involved in the community; she is an active member of Junior League of San Antonio since 2012. Throughout her career at Deacon, Ashley has been regularly recognized as Top Quarterly Performer and Top Monthly Performer among her colleagues. Ashley is gifted in identifying top talent for Deacon’s Client Companies, and is committed to providing exceptional customer service to both Client Companies and Candidates she serves.
Ashley lives in San Antonio with her husband, Duncan and daughter, Bo Lenae. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Holly is the Divisional Director of Deacon’s IT/Medical Division. The IT Division focuses on placing Information Technology Professionals in the areas of Leadership, Project Management, Software Development and Security. The Medical Division focuses on placing professionals in hospitals and clinics nationwide in Radiation Oncology, specifically Medical Physics, Dosimetry, and Radiation Therapy.
Holly graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. Holly joined Deacon Recruiting in 2011 and quickly advanced into her current role as a Director. Holly has been consistently recognized throughout her tenure at Deacon, including Top Quarterly and Top Monthly Performer. Her extensive experience in the Recruiting Profession ensures a high level of cultural and functional fit for each selected candidate for Deacon’s Client Companies.
Holly lives in San Antonio with her husband, Bernie, and three children, Brianna, Hudson, and Beckett.
Phil is a Director in Deacon’s Medical Division. The practice focuses on placing professionals in hospitals and clinics nationwide in Radiation Oncology, specifically Medical Physics, Dosimetry, and Radiation Therapy.
Phil has been a professional Recruiter since 1997 and joined Deacon Recruiting in 2004 as a Recruiter in the Medical Division. Over his tenure, Phil transitioned from a Recruiter in the Medical Division to an IT Recruiter, and then returned to the Medical Division into his current role. Throughout his career at Deacon, Phil has earned numerous awards for Top Quarterly Performer, Top Monthly Performer, and Top Producer of the Year. Phil is also a 3-Time Deacon Consultant of the Year Award Winner and 4-Time Deacon Recognition of Excellence Award Winner. Additionally, he was recognized by the Texas Association of Personnel Consultants for Outstanding Achievement in 2005 in the Medical arena. Phil continues to be a top producer among his colleagues placing top tier candidates with Deacon’s Client Companies.
Phil lives in San Antonio with his partner, Mary.
Cathi Director in Deacon’s Medical Division. The practice focuses on placing professionals in hospitals and clinics nationwide in Radiation Oncology, specifically Medical Physics, Dosimetry, and Radiation Therapy.
Cathi graduated from Tyler Junior College with a degree in Radiologic Technologies. She transitioned from the Medical industry to Recruiting in 2010 when she joined Deacon Recruiting. During her tenure, Cathi has received many awards including Top Quarterly Performer, Top Monthly Performer, and was recognized as Deacon’s Consultant of the Year in 2014. Cathi is 6 Sigma Certified and was a previous board member of SAHRMA. She continuously attends various networking events in the San Antonio area and has been a speaker at many of those events including the North San Antonio Chamber’s Leadership Lab. In addition to Cathi’s frequent participation in San Antonio’s numerous networking events, she also spearheaded Deacon’s critical relationship with the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation. Cathi’s invaluable, growing network and vast knowledge has aided in her many successes at Deacon.
Cathi lives in San Antonio with her husband, Jeff. She enjoys spending time outdoors, live music, and the many cultural activities that are available in beautiful South Texas.
Lauren Costley is the Director of the Corporate Services Division. Lauren joined Deacon with 11 years of experience in Management, Sales and Marketing, predominantly in the Health and Fitness arena. Lauren graduated from Texas State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications. She was Rookie of the Year in 2013, and was an inductee in to the company’s “Million Dollar Club” in 2017. Her specialties include all levels of professionals in the areas of Human Resources, Operations, Legal, and Executive Administrative support.
Lauren is also very involved in her community. In 2012, she served as the Ambassador Lead for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society promoting their Inaugural Herothon Half-Marathon Series. In 2013, Lauren and other Deaconites participated in the Light the Night event with LLS to raise money for research to find cures for blood cancers. She is excited to continue her involvement with LLS in 2021 by fundraising and running for “Woman of the Year”. In 2018, Lauren was on the Executive Leadership Committee for “Go Red”, a program dedicated to the awareness and importance of heart health for women through the American Heart Association.
Lauren also serves as a Committee Chair for SAHRMA; a local chapter that supports the education and further development of Human Resource professionals. Lauren has been a Speaker on panels for the National Association of Personnel Services and local Universities in San Antonio. In 2016, she served on a committee for Executive Women International, awarding non-traditional students scholarships. Currently, Lauren serves on the North Chamber Leadership Lab Alumni Board.
Lauren and her husband, Chris, have been married for fourteen years, and have two children, Camryn and Jordan. In her spare time, Lauren loves to run, play golf and to have FUN with family & friends.
Lauren is dedicated to helping those in San Antonio look for their next opportunity!
Dana is a Senior Director in Deacon’s Accounting-Finance Division. The practice focuses on placing Accounting & Finance Professionals from staff through executive levels.
Dana graduated from Texas Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. She began her career with Deacon Recruiting in 2011 as an Associate Recruiter and was quickly promoted to Recruiter, Senior Recruiter, Executive Senior Recruiter, and then to her current role, Senior Divisional Director. During her tenure, Dana has consistently received numerous awards for Top Quarterly and Top Monthly Performer and was recognized as Deacon’s 2012 Rookie of the Year. Combined with Dana’s results driven approach and Deacon’s Best Practices, she is able to identify the very best candidates for Deacon’s Client Companies.
Dana lives in San Antonio with her husband, John and daughter, Brooke. She enjoys running, attending workout classes, and spending time with her family and friends.
Ann is a native San Antonian. After graduating from The University of Texas, Ann practiced in public accounting. Ann has been recognized as an industry leader since she entered the staffing industry in 1988. Ann has received numerous awards for outstanding performance as an Executive Recruiter and Industry leader nationally. Ann was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame by the National Association of Personnel Services for her leadership, innovation and contributions to the staffing industry. Ann received the prestigious 2014 Norbert I. B. Fried Ethics National Award in recognition of her efforts to upgrade the image and practices of the staffing industry. Ann is the Founder and CEO of Deacon Recruiting Inc., Deacon Professional Services LLC, and Deacon Real LLC. Deacon continues to grow and is the largest Executive Search firm in San Antonio and one of the largest privately held recruiting firms regionally.
Ann continues to give back to the community through her many Board activities. Ann is on the Advisory Council for the UTSA School of Business. Ann is a Past Chairman of the Board for the National Association of Personnel Services and San Antonio Association of Personnel Consultants; and past Executive Board member for the Texas Association of Personnel Consultants. Previous Community Board Leadership positions include the International Entrepreneurs Organization, the Battered Women’s Shelter of Bexar County, Arthritis Foundation, and the Junior League of San Antonio. Mrs. Deacon has received Distinguished Volunteer Awards and the President’s Award from various organizations including the San Antonio Association of Personnel Consultants, the Arthritis Foundation, and the Junior League of San Antonio for her significant contributions.
Ann has been married to her husband, Charlie, for 30 years. She has strong family values and she considers herself fortunate to have close lifelong friends.