About

A holistic approach.
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Kristen Mansfield has successfully matched exceptional candidates with top-tier companies across the U.S. for more than a decade.

What’s her secret? As Senior Executive Recruiter and Founder of Bluewater Associates, Kristen takes a holistic approach to the recruiting process by developing a clear sense of individual personalities, core values, work environments, and other nuances that affect job performance and satisfaction.

In other words, she gets to know her clients. By honing in on the unique needs of each hiring company, and the career and life goals of each candidate, she is consistently able to make the “right” hire and keep retention rates high.

Having worked both in-house and on the agency side, Kristen has comprehensive knowledge of the full cycle recruiting process across all hiring needs and industries. Her vast network spans coast to coast, and she has skillfully placed candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area, Austin, and New York City.  

A graduate of the University of Texas, Kristen currently lives in the Bay Area. She is an active participant in the community, serving on local boards and supporting various San Francisco-based charities.