Our Mission


To provide extraordinary value where loyalty, dedication and experience thrive.

Sales & Service Team


Dana Stark, Senior Executive Recruiter - LinkedIn profile - Dana has over 20 years experience in the staffing industry. She began her career with a two major national staffing firms before joining Shore Personnel back in 1996, which later became Headway Corporate Resources. She was a consistent award winning recruiter for 11 years and was an annual President's Club Member every year. Dana has placed some of the highest end positions in the companies history. She joined Linda Spencer and Mattson Resources when they opened their doors in 2007. Dana is extremely active with her 2 children, husband, and community.

Lucrecia Alcosser, Senior Recruiter, Technology - LinkedIn profile - Lucrecia has a CSP designation (Certified Staffing Professional) through the American Staffing Association. She is a tenured staffing industry professional with over 18 years serving the Orange County market as an Account Executive. She has worked with a variety of industries including Healthcare, Technology, Manufacturing and Financial Services. Lucrecia is bilingual/English-Spanish and lives in Yorba Linda. 

Erla Isaac, Recruiter, Engineering & Technology - LinkedIn profile - Erla has over eight years of experience within the Human Resources and Medical Fields. She is BSN trained nurse and has utilized that experience to help others. Her passion for interacting with people led her to pursue a career in Human Resources and Recruiting. In addition Erla is an experienced marketing specialist as well as a former radio newscaster. Her desire to suceed is only equaled by her genuine and authentic desire to help others.  

Stephen Izabal, Recruiter, Engineering - LinkedIn Profile - Stephen has been with Mattson Resources for 4 years and recruiting for more than 16 years.  He has a background recruiting in Medical Devices, Biotech, and Accounting & Finance.  He has placed VP 's of R&D, Regulatory Affairs, R&D Engineers,  CRA's, to Biostatisticians at some of the biggest names in the industry Amgen, Abbott, Boston Scientific and many smaller start-ups on a national basis.  He has also spent years in Accounting & Finance recruitment and has placed CFO's, Controllers, Financial Analysts, Accountants, Internal Auditors to A/P & A/R clerks in the Orange County marketplace. Stephen's recruitment philosophy: "I hunt and uncover talent for my clients.  I bring people and companies together, if it is the right fit the rest falls into place".  I just believe in finding the right people and only working with good companies.

Beth Bransky, Senior Recruiter, Administrative Office Professionals - LinkedIn profile - Since 1982, Beth has been in the staffing industry specializing in the placement of top quality administrative staff with a niche in the building industry. She was fortunate enough to own her own successful boutique staffing firm for 20 years before joining Mattson Resources. Her legacy speaks for itself with a lifetime of cultivating relationships with her candidates and clients. She has a large social network in Orange County, of both partner companies and candidates.

Linda Kirchmann, Executive Recruiter, Administrative Office ProfessionalsLinkedIn profile - Linda has 19 years of experience in the staffing industry.  She has recruited for a variety of specialties including Healthcare, Insurance Agencies/Brokers and Corporate positions.  She prides herself on her ability to create lasting relationships with clients and candidates alike.

Ryan Ruvolo, Recruiter, Accounting & Finance - LinkedIn Profile - has over 12 years of experience in retail management and customer service most notably with Nordstrom and Drybar.  In his career, he has hired, trained and developed hundreds of employees and has a knack for spotting top talent.  He takes pride in developing long lasting relationships with candidates and companies alike and will always go above and beyond to cultivate relationships. Outside of work, Ryan s passion is soccer and he has played all his life.  He is a die-hard Arsenal FC supporter and travels London as much as possible to catch a match.

Lisa Madison, Executive Recruiter, Administrative Office Professionals - LinkedIn profile - Lisa Madison joined the Mattson team when we opened in 2007 and recently rejoined the team in 2017. She brings over 20 years in recruiting and staffing experience. Lisa strives to ensure that quality and service exceed customer expectations. She is especially skilled in pairing the perfect candidate in the perfect position.  Lisa has a very positive and lively personality and brings a lot of fun and enjoyment to each work day. When she's not at work, she enjoys spending time with her bird Mango and her black kitty Sheba, her new husband and her kids cooking dinner for them and playing Bocci Ball.

Jessica Shvakhman, Senior Technical Recruiter, Engineering & Technology - LinkedIn Profile - Jessica found herself in California at Mattson Resources after starting her Recruiting career 3 years ago with Manpower Maine on the East Coast. There, she fell in love with the excitement of being in the Staffing Industry. She previously worked in education and customer service, living in and traveling to various countries around the world including Korea and Ghana. She has a passion for learning about new technology and science in the world, while building long lasting relationships with candidates and clients.

Sima Zandi, Senior Recruiter, Engineering & Technology - LinkedIn Profile - Sima began recruiting in 2015 while studying for her graduate degree. She worked as a corporate recruiter for two years before transitioning to a recruiting agency. She enjoys agency recruiting because of the opportunity to work with multiple clients nationwide and has established client relationships in the Chicago and NYC markets. Her professional focus is building fruitful business relationships and maintaining a reputation for being a thoughtful, quality-driven recruiter.

Brenda Chavez, Senior Technical Recruiter, Engineering & Technology - LinkedIn Profile - With over 7 years of international recruitment experience in the automotive industry, and a total of 13 years of combined Business Development, Recruitment and HR experience, Brenda’s forte is nurturing and maintaining long lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.  Brenda’s recruitment career started in 2005 when she was given the opportunity to recruit for one of the country's largest national staffing firms.  It was there that she found her calling.  Brenda finds passion in helping others, and that has been invaluable in her success. She has a proven record of permanent placements and long-term contracts, with most of her placements lasting longer than 5 years.  Some of the positions she’s most familiar with are: Designers, Alias/Math Modelers, Clay Modelers, C&T Designers, Body & White Engineers, UI/UX Designers with some of the biggest names in the industry: Ford, GM, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, BMW, VW, Tesla, and some of the start-ups on a national level.  She’s also fluent in both English and Spanish which has expanded her ability to recruit.  Outside of work, Brenda's passion is her family and vacationing with friends.  She finds joy in interior decorating and structural projects.

Natalie Zaragoza, Senior Recruiter, Skilled LaborLinkedIn profile - Natalie has over 18 years in the staffing industry. The majority of her successful experience has been with a regional staffing firm based out of O.C. specializing in clerical and industrial. She joined the Mattson team in September 2010 to focus in skilled industrial recruiting. Natalie has been successful building great relationships with candidates and clients throughout her career. She is also fluent in both English and Spanish which has expanded her ability in recruiting.

Vanessa Diaz, Front Desk/Administrative - LinkedIn profile - Vanessa has over four years of office administration experience. She also owned a nationally franchised women's gym in Tustin in the past. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, and spending family time refurbishing furniture and raising money for local charities.

Kelly O'Neil, Administrative Assistant - LinkedIn profile - Kelly has over four years of office administration experience.  She graduated from California State University Fullerton with a degree in Business. She spends her time with family, friends, watching sports and working on travel videography.

Madison Elder, Front Desk/Administrative - LinkedIn profile - Madison has four years of clerical and front desk experience. She enjoys friends, music and computers. She attends college locally and has plans to enter entertainment management in the future.

Jessica Bui, Payroll Accountant - LinkedIn profile - Jessica comes to Mattson as an experienced accountant, degreed in accounting from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. She enjoys the fast pace of payroll accounting being able to both service our clients and payroll employees. She resides in Orange County.

Mai Le, Payroll Accountant/AR Collections - LinkedIn profile - Mai joined Mattson in February 2015. She is degreed from California State University Fullerton with a degree in accounting. Wearing multiple hats in our accounting departments she is involved with both payroll and collection issues. She lives locally in Orange County.