Many of our team members highlighted below have sat in your seat, so to speak, and we understand the backdrop that you face each day in the mining industry. A top reason why our team of driven leaders has joined our firm and stayed with our firm is that we offer them, like you, a great deal of flexibility to meet their personal and professional objectives. We offer flexible schedules, flexible work assignments, flexible compensation and benefits structure, flexible career development, and a fun environment – whether virtual or in-person.
Our team members are based throughout North America, and much of their mining, green energy, industrial HR work, and mining project work is performed at our client sites – or in-home office settings. Although we set a high benchmark for performance, our business is underpinned with the following values:
Accountability, Flexibility, Innovation, Relationships.
Dana has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. She brings 15 years of experience in mining industry accounting, 15+ years in leadership roles for a staffing firm as well as one of the largest gold producers in the world where she was responsible for leading approximately 1500 c-suite, technical professional, and skilled trades hires per year. Dana co-founded P&C Recruiting and HR with Rhonda Zuraff in 2017.
Dana is involved in several state mining trade associations as well as the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration. She is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and is a certified trainer for DISC personality and behavior assessing.
Dana enjoys spending time with family as well as beach vacations. One of her passions is the ‘Pray for Life Foundation which was developed in memory of her son, Jeston Pray, supporting various aspects of organ transplantation. More information about this important cause can be found at www.prayforlife3.com.
Rhonda has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an emphasis in Human Resources Management and has completed graduate-level studies in Human Resource Management. She brings over 20 years of experience in operational leadership roles for two public companies within the media and mining industries. Rhonda co-founded P&C Recruiting and HR with Dana Pray in 2017.
She serves on the University of Utah Mining Engineering Advisory Board and is involved in several ‘state’ mining trade associations as well as the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration and NAATBatt (which is focused on the emerging sector of advanced battery technology in North America).
Rhonda holds a Senior Certified Professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management and a trainer certification from Crucial Learning ™ .
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, cooking, motorcycling, and traveling. Some of her favorite things to do include attending concerts and college football games (her daughters are rival alumni from the University of Montana and Montana State University) as well as decorating and cooking during holidays and hosting dinner parties with friends and family.
DeDe brings 30 years of experience in the mining industry including 14 years in Human Resources and Recruiting. She has Advanced Certification in Employment Law from the Institute for Applied Management and Law. DeDe is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and is a certified trainer for DISC personality and behavior assessing.
DeDe enjoys spending time with family and riding at the sand dunes.
Mikeala has taken courses at Truckee Meadows Community College as well as attended the Aveda Institute in Portland, OR. She has over 13 years of experience in the service industry including work as a cosmetologist.
Recruited by P&C Recruiting and HR in 2021 for her outgoing personality and ability to build rapport with people, she values making a positive difference in the lives of others through her work as a Recruiter.
In her free time, Mikeala loves music and going to concerts and she loves her coffee and dogs (she wants to get more involved in dog rescue). She has a large family and enjoys spending time with them as well as traveling to the Oregon Coast.
Angie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and a Master’s degree of Science in Administration with a concentration in Public Administration. She brings 5 years of experience in the recruiting industry for a large national firm specializing in a variety of industries.
In her free time, Angie enjoys spending time with family, traveling, cooking, and trying new DIY projects.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry. She brings 11 years of experience in recruiting within the mining industry. Emily has Advanced Certification in Employment Law from the Institute for Applied Management and Law.
Emily’s family has a long history in mining within the Silver Valley of Idaho where she enjoys camping with her family as well as hiking and fishing.
Nicole has a successful background as recruiter within the e-commerce, mining, healthcare and construction sectors. Before joining the Talent Acquisition field, Nicole served as an EMT in the Las Vegas Valley. Nicole is focused on serving client employers and candidates with her collaborative approach on bridging the gap between exceptional talent and organizations, fostering meaningful connections, and helping to successfully connect people with their next career opportunity.
In her free time, Nicole enjoys traveling, live music and spending time with her family, friends and 2 dogs.
Pamela is a seasoned professional with a diverse educational background. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration with a Minor in Political Science, complemented by a Master of Legal Studies degree in Indigenous Peoples Law. With over two decades of experience in the mining industry and a decade specializing in Land Use Planning consulting, Pamela has honed her expertise in these fields.
Her career has seen her in pivotal leadership positions within the mining industry, mining trade associations, and the consulting sector. Her extensive tenure and multifaceted roles have shaped her into a respected authority in these domains.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Pamela treasures family time. She is a proud mother of two grown sons and shares her life in Texas with her husband. Outside of work, she indulges in various interests, including golfing, traveling, wine tasting, and cherishing moments with her two beloved dogs.
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