At Salmela, we are fueled by our passion for bringing our clients’ and candidates’ stories to life. Our team is dedicated to providing personalized solutions to assist you in reaching your business goals/objectives.
Our commitment to integrity and transparency ensures a seamless recruitment and hiring process that yields exceptional results for businesses and organizations looking for top talents.
As your trusted partner, we help you navigate the ever-evolving job market so as to meet your employment needs while advancing careers and creating quality job opportunities.
Salmela, partners with some of the world’s most innovative companies, connecting them with the exceptional talent needed to maintain their competitive edge in the market.
We also specialize in recruiting for businesses and organizations within the healthcare, life sciences, wellness, and digital health; with a focus on placing top-tier professionals in strategy, marketing, advertising, account management, sales, and communications.
We take pride in our ability to consistently deliver satisfying outcomes by putting our best foot forward with every opportunity we are presented with. Our team exudes palpable excitement and creativity, driven by the love we have for what we do. Join us on this journey and let’s tell your story together.
Building relationships through empathetic communication, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to teamwork
We help people make thoughtful career decisions with life in mind; get know our team.
Salmela is dedicated to taking concrete steps to achieve our DEI and anti-racism goals. Here are some specific actions we have implemented:
Ongoing Training: We provide continuous diversity, equity, and inclusion training for our team members, ensuring they possess the knowledge and empathy necessary to cultivate an inclusive environment.
Partnering with Diverse Talent and Businesses: We actively seek out and collaborate with minority-owned businesses and underrepresented talent, expanding our network and promoting diverse perspectives within our industry.
Mentorship Program: We have established a mentorship program to support and uplift diverse professionals in our field, fostering growth and development for future industry leaders.
Regular Policy Reviews: We conduct regular reviews of our internal policies and practices to ensure they align with our DEI and anti-racism objectives. We make adjustments as necessary to maintain our commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.
We are proud of our ongoing efforts to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at Salmela, and we are dedicated to continued progress for the betterment of our team, industry, and community.
Cory spends his day advising senior leaders on talent acquisition strategy. He is happiest on his bike, skis, or helping his daughters rehearse lines. He began his career as a National Team Coach for the U.S. Ski Biathlon Team, followed by experience in pharma sales. In 2005, he founded Salmela. Today, Salmela places leaders across the healthcare industry. Salmela is the go-to vendor across marcomm disciplines in healthcare and beyond.
Chief Financial Officer, Olympian, and Health Coach, what can’t she do? When Kara is not managing the Salmela Financials, she spends her days educating and supporting people as a health coach. If that wasn’t cool enough, she also competed as an American biathlete at the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics.
Megan focuses on individual career wellness and team development for the healthcare advertising industry. As a natural networker, and with a career background in health/wellness and international corporate project management, Megan has the experience necessary to understand your needs. She enjoys being outside with her family, volunteering in the community, trail running and practicing yoga.
Kate joins Salmela after a decade of non-profit arts leadership, where she shared her passion for building community, education, inclusiveness, and arts access. Her superpower is helping professionals identify their strengths and set them on a course for greater success. After work, she can be found reading Shakespeare, doing yoga, or prepping the next generation of theatre stars for college.
Meghan brings her previous advertising agency experience to Salmela. She is a natural-born conversationalist and delights in every interaction with candidates and clients alike. Meghan can find something in common or a shared interest with just about anyone. (No really, it’s AMAZING.) She is also a foodie, loves cooking, and is always looking for the next opportunity to try an adventurous recipe.
Ryan is an Emmy-award winning news producer with a strong history in the performing arts. Funny and outgoing, he’ll meet you with a journalist’s curiosity and actor’s joie de vivre.
Madison is a marketing maven with a mastery of magnificent messaging. She brightens every room with her positive attitude and joins Salmela to explore the digital corners on every search. If you’re having a first conversation with one of us, Madison is probably the reason why!
Ciera is a born-and-raised Duluthian who recently graduated from Point Park University in Pittsburgh. When she isn’t designing the Salmela website or sending emails, she doubles as an actress! With over 15 years of acting experience, Ciera brings her creative artistry and understanding of people to her work at Salmela.
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