Bethany Brevard York President
Bethany is the President and Founder of Professional Outlook, Inc. (POI). Bethany has worked in the recruiting industry since 1989 and founded POI in 1991. Previously, she worked in the apparel manufacturing industry and retail sales management in California before relocating to the Chicago area, then finally Western Michigan to be closer to family.
Colleen Doerr Sr. EHS, HR and Engineering Recruiter
Colleen joined POI in 1998, and is currently a Sr. Recruiter in the areas of EHS, Engineering and HR. She specializes in finding top talent for her clients and solid career opportunities for her professional candidates. Before joining POI Colleen worked 13 years for a large high-tech manufacturer where she was a consultant partnering with sales and delivering contract administration and support for numerous clients. With several years of experience developing strategies to support both internal and external client, her forte is understanding the clients’ organization, their culture and technical needs, thus equipping her well for the task of bringing together the right candidate and the right role.
Deb Hunkins Patane Sr. Chemical Process Recruiter
Specializing in the chemical process industry, Deb has been in the business since 1989 to include owning her own agency for over a decade prior to joining POI in 2005.  She received the Gold Recruiter Achievement Status from the National Personnel Association (NPA) in 2013 representing the top 10% of all NPA recruiters globally and thrives on still utilizing the phone to seek and find those special candidates for her clients.  “There is great enjoyment and personal satisfaction in connecting a wonderful future employee – seldom out there on a job board – with a fabulous company and everyone wins.”
Susan Kendall Recruiting Associate
Responsible for researching and identifying talented Chemical, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers in the Chemical Process Industry and Environmental, Health, Safety and Human Resource Professionals.