Recruiting Talented Professionals For A Dynamic World

We are a contingency recruitment & placement firm working with both National and International Recruiters. We specialize in specific industries including: BioPharma, Life Sciences, IT, Medical Devices & Consumer Food Products. We are the only recruitment and placement firm the provide employers with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If a candidate placed with your company leaves the position within 90 days, Laguna Source will fill the vacated position with a new candidate at no charge or give you a full refund.


Meet the Laguna Source Team

Jeff Schwartzman – Recruiting Partner

Jeff has over fifteen years of Agency Recruiting experience. He began recruiting in Orange County, NYC, and Los Angeles working a desk with 3×5 Job Order cards and cut-and-paste resumes. Jeff began his recruiting career placing IT, Software, and Internet professionals. In 2002, Jeff found the passion to recruit within the exciting Biotechnology and BioPharma industries and hasn’t looked back. He also has been fortunate to recruit expat candidates within leading Korea BioPharma companies and has placed over 20 candidates living and working in Korea.

Chris Chung – Senior Recruiter

Chris is a natural recruiter and began his recruiting career within the retail industry at Vans and Abercrombie & Fitch. He even managed a skate park! Aside from placing exceptional candidates within the US BioPharma industry, Chris specializes in placing expat candidates within the Korean BioPharma industry. Chris speaks the Korean language fluently and was also a Foreign Exchange Student with Yonsei University 연세대학교 studying International Relations and Affairs. Chris has visited Korea on numerous occasions and has successfully placed multiple executive level expats currently living and working in Korea.

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Kathy Gorman – Senior Recruiter

Kathy has over 10 years of recruiting experience within the
BioPharma and IT Industries.

Miho Saito – Senior Recruiter

Miho has been working at a recruiter for Laguna Source for 4 years and started as a student while studying a Soka University of America. She has experience recruiting employees while working in Hawaii as a manager for a bakery restaurant. Miho speaks fluent Japanese and Spanish, and spends her time being a service to others as the Young Women’s Division Vice Chapter Leader for her Buddhist Organization, Soka Gakkai International, and as a Co-Creator for a regenerative wellness non- profit organization called, Coach2Edify. She also has had the opportunity to represent a peace movement as the Master of Ceremony.

Kaihla Notarstefano – Senior Recruiter

Kaihla has over 3 years of recruiting experience within the
BioPharma.

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Laguna Source Has Unique Benefits For You!

We have developed and perfected our own propriety recruiting systems – Resume ATS Software/SaaS. The benefit of this software is that it quickly helps discover the best, most qualified and talented candidates for your open positions. It saves time which also saves you money.

We have a 10 year database of clients and prospective candidates. We also have access to candidates as well as job and career opportunities that no other recruitment firm has access to. In many cases, Laguna Source has First Access to companies with top level positions that other recruitment companies are unaware of.

One of our specialties it to help our Employer Clients eliminate the stress and struggles of finding their optimum recruit or perfect employee for the right job. Candidates who not only meet strict job requirements and experience but also Geo-Location.

Laguna Source helps employers minimize the risk of hiring the wrong candidate or future employee. That’s why we can offer our 100% Guarantee. We will save you time, money, stress and a lot of headaches when you’re looking for the right person to fulfill the right position.