The Orion Team

David R. Borak

David R. Borak

Principal

davidb@orionsearchgroup.com

David’s experience gives him a broad understanding of the industry from a national perspective. Since 1997, he’s been involved in every aspect of recruitment from research to account management to business development. While his client partners have spanned the country, his current focus is on local to national searches for primarily Minnesota-based client partners.  

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David L. Picha

David L. Picha

Principal

davidp@orionsearchgroup.com

David brings 18 years of talent recruitment experience to Orion Search Group. With broad experience in placing talent with Industrial, Product Development, Medical Device, Consulting Engineering, and Technology firms, David has been successful at finding top performers for his clients through a deep understanding of their business and the culture that drives it. He focuses on national searches for Minnesota and other Midwest-based clients in the areas of Engineering, Technology, Construction, Healthcare, and Accounting/Finance.  

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Joel Bergstrom

Joel Bergstrom

Vice President, Executive Recruiter

joelb@orionsearchgroup.com

Joel joins Orion Search Group with extensive experience in professional services, nonprofit management, and recruiting. His background as an attorney and nonprofit executive gives him a deep understanding of professional service providers. He brings broad experience placing leadership talent in organizations across governmental and nonprofit sectors.  

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Renae S. Jacobson

Renae S. Jacobson

Executive Recruiter


renaej@orionsearchgroup.com

Renae brings 15 years of experience in staffing and recruitment to Orion Search Group, previously as the general manager of a staffing and recruiting agency in Willmar, Minnesota. Her strong organizational and human resource management skills provide exceptional service to Orion client partners in all industry groups.  

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 Carl M. Paulson

Carl M. Paulson

Executive Recruiter

carlp@orionsearchgroup.com

Carl Paulson is a Recruiting and Sourcing Expert for the Orion Search Group. He’s passionate about helping companies build their teams and find the “right” talent for key positions in their organizations. Carl became involved in recruiting immediately upon graduating from the University of Minnesota. His passion for people, science, and technology allows him to bring a fresh perspective to executive recruitment.  

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