Our passion is moving your business forward.

Our recruiting team delivers customized engaged placement services with outstanding results.

About Us

Blue Signal was founded in Chicago in 2012, and since then, the business has grown into a multimillion-dollar executive placement firm with offices in the Phoenix and Chicago areas. Blue Signal has established itself as the premier executive search firm within wireless/telecom, technology, and related industry niches.

At Blue Signal, we believe hiring the right people is the best way to transform business. Our targeted, specialized searches deliver highly qualified professionals to meet every hiring need. Our team has decades of combined experience in finding the right people for each unique company culture and industry niche.

Our team works with both candidates and hiring managers to find the right fit. Contact us today to let us know how we can help.

Blue Signal Candidate Average Tenure
Industry Average Tenure
Candidates Promoted Within 18 Months

Meet Our Team

Our recruiting team excels in providing outstanding service to fit your unique goals, timeline, and budget. The Blue Signal team is proud to provide deep industry knowledge to make sure you get the best candidate for the job.

Matt Walsh

Sr. Managing Partner

Matt has extensive experience recruiting for wireless, telecom, and IoT. He has placed candidates at every level: C-suite, VPs, directors, team leads, engineers, sales personnel, and technical experts.

Jordan Lawhead

Managing Partner

Jordan specializes in recruiting for unified communications, software, and technical sales. He has deep industry experience in UCaaS, cloud, managed IT services, sales, voice/data, and connectivity.

Art Reed

Managing Partner

Art has over 20 years of experience and has held senior roles in Fortune 100 companies and startups. He focuses on positions within emerging technology, IoT/M2M, telecom, and wireless.

Heather DuVall


Heather has recruited since 2003 and has delivered results for Fortune 500 and start-up firms. She specializes in energy, engineering (civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, industrial), and construction.

Bryan O'Connor


Bryan comes from a sales and account management background, with special expertise in software, cloud solutions, and digital marketing. Bryan specializes in software, wireless/telecom, and emerging technology.

Mike Catena

Sr. Executive Recruiter

Mike has 25 years of experience recruiting for the engineering industry, including founding a successful independent firm. His specialties include civil/structural, forensic, mechanical, electrical, and more.

Karen Marchetti

Sr. Executive Recruiter

Karen has over 13 years of recruiting experience. Her industry specialties include logistics, transportation, and niche positions. She excels at recruiting for positions in sales, executive management, and more.

Brad Chestler

Sr. Executive Recruiter

Brad specializes in recruiting for roles in technology, software, and start-ups. He has special expertise in CRM, SaaS, cloud, sales, and marketing. Prior to joining Blue Signal, Brad worked in finance and stock trading.

Ryan Walsh

Executive Recruiter

Ryan comes from a Fortune 50 company with over 10 years of experience in the Auditing/Accounting arena. He is committed to providing value-added expertise to the business unit leaders across many industries.

Scott Pittman

Executive Recruiter

Scott has extensive experience in sales, enterprise business development, and building relationships with key decision-makers. Scott specializes in recruiting top sales and business development candidates.

Meet Our Research & Support Team

Our recruiting team works closely with the research and support team. We create custom job descriptions and job marketing materials for each client's openings, in addition to tailored interview preparation materials and in-house industry research.

Lacey Walters

Director of Operations

Lacey manages Blue Signal’s daily operations. She creates custom marketing materials for clients, including job brochures, interview preparation materials, and slide decks. She also builds market trend reports on candidate pools, industry trends, and market forecasting.

Catherine McClelland

Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager

Catherine has a background in recruiting and manages talent acquisition efforts and client-onboarding. She tailors each job advertising campaign specifically to the client, including custom job descriptions, industry reports, social media content, and candidate dashboard reports.

Amber Lamb

Marketing Coordinator

Amber specializes in developing marketing materials and market research. Her work includes slide decks, job marketing materials, and more. She has a background in arts, writing, and design.

Jonathan Lee

Strategic Project Manager

Jonathan supports a range of customer-facing and strategic functions. He excels at building customer-focused action plans to help companies reach their business goals.

Mackensie Garretson

Marketing & Communications Assistant

Mackensie has a background in the recruiting industry. She supports the marketing team by conducting market research and developing marketing materials, including job brochures, interview preparation, and more.

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Set up a free consultation with a recruiting manager. Whether you’re expanding your team or looking to make a career move, we can help.