Our Team

Nicola Norris
Email: nicola.norris@almondsearch.com
Direct Line: 425-455-2573

Nicola opened Almond & Associates’ Bellevue office in 1998.  She is responsible for overall branch operations and staff management as well as client development.  She has built a successful career in the staffing industry with a track record of nearly 20 years of satisfied, long term clients, and takes great pride in being a local woman-owned business.

It is Nicola’s passion for staffing and recruiting that really sets her apart.  Her mission is to provide superior quality staffing solutions to companies in the greater Seattle/Eastside area. Together with the support of her wonderful staff, Nicola has built her firms reputation with its professionalism and comprehensive staffing services.  The firm prides itself on establishing on-going relationships with its candidates and clients.  In addition to doing the work she loves, Nicola is also very active in her local community as well, volunteering for a number of different organizations.

Nicola earned her Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University.  In her free time she enjoys yoga, walks with her Bichon Frise, and trips to Arizona. 

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Brett A. Norris
Vice President-Bellevue
Email: brett.norris@almondsearch.com 
Direct Line: 425-455-2564

Brett is a graduate of Arizona State University and has been with Almond & Associates for 15 years and is one of the founders of Almond Bellevue LLC.  Throughout Brett’s 15 years of recruiting experience, he has placed candidates in a wide variety of positions with clients covering a range of industries.   It is with this broad range of experience that Brett has developed a large database of valuable networking sources and candidate contacts.  Brett thoroughly understands the importance of placing “top-notch” candidates within an organization and the direct affect their contributions make toward the company’s overall success.  He strives to establish long lasting business relationships with both candidates and clients alike and values the level of professionalism Almond & Associates represents.

Brett is a native of Washington and is quite active in the local community and supports a variety of charitable organizations including; The Multiple Sclerosis Society, Larche’ Farms and the Red Cross.   He enjoys spending time with his family and plays an active role in his two kids many academic and athletic activities.

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London Eaton
Staffing Manager-Bellevue
Email: london.eaton@almondsearch.com
Direct Line: 425-974-1801

London was born and raised in Washington State and currently lives in Kirkland. She joined the Almond & Associates Bellevue staff in 2012 after graduating from Washington State University with a BA in Organizational Communication and minors in both Hospitality Business Management and Sociology. During her time at school she was very active in her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma, and held a few different leadership positions for her chapter. Outside of the office London is an avid runner and enjoys taking hot yoga classes. She loves the summertime and traveling and spending time with friends and family.

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Pete Almond
Email: pete.almond@almondsearch.com  
Direct line: 253-682-3676

Pete joined Almond & Associates in 1999.  He owns and manages the Tacoma office. In his current role as manager, he is responsible for overall branch operations and staff management as well as client development.  Pete has a passion for directly recruiting top talent and has displayed that for over a decade.  Pete spends his limited free time with his family camping, and travelling to recreational destinations around the Northwest.

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Danielle Santiago
Staffing Manager – Bellevue
Email: danielle.santiago@almondsearch.com
Direct Line: 425-455-0257

Danielle is a Washington State native. She graduated from Western Washington University with a BA in Sociology, with focuses on both Family Studies and Criminology. Danielle has worked in a number of dynamic roles including management and vocational counseling. Through both her academic background and professional career she has demonstrated a genuine interest in helping others achieve their goals. Danielle joined the Almond and Associates Bellevue Office in 2018 and is looking forward to identifying talent and connecting the right people with the right roles. Outside of work, Danielle fills her time reading, travelling the globe with her husband or enjoying fun filled weekends with her dogs in the Pacific Northwest.

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