Bloom Talent is a woman–owned, boutique recruiting agency. We partner with dynamic businesses to match them with highly skilled talent. We work with a diverse group of clients ranging from early-stage startups and global tech companies to VC's and publicly traded organizations. 

We pride ourselves on identifying the right culture fit for your team while providing a more personalized hiring experience. We have fostered strong relationships with our clients and candidates and are lucky to work with the best and the brightest.

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Amanda Christoff is the Founder and CEO of Bloom Talent. She has developed a successful career in recruiting and has a proven track record of building a strong network of highly talented people. She started Bloom Talent with the intention of creating a great team to deliver high quality service to clients and candidates. Amanda values the boutique recruiting experience and especially loves working with accomplished individuals and emerging companies. Her approach is personalized, consultative and results driven.

Amanda grew up in Marin County and has lived in San Francisco for many years. She graduated from University of San Francisco and earned her B.A. in Communication Studies. In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband and family, soul cycling, traveling and exploring the many unique things San Francisco has to offer.

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Kelly Brusch is a Recruiting Director at Bloom Talent. She comes to us with over seven years of recruiting and career counseling experience. Prior to Bloom Talent, Kelly worked as Career and Academic Advisor at the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where she spent several years building a successful track record connecting people to their career paths. Kelly’s transition to recruiting has been seamless. She is passionate about understanding people’s strengths, personality and skill-sets to match them to their next career opportunity.

Kelly grew up in Marin County and loves the Bay Area. She attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where she earned a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Counseling. She spends her spare time with her husband and two daughters, exercising outdoors, cooking and traveling the world.

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Michelle McManus is a Recruiting Consultant at Bloom Talent. She comes to us with five years of operational experience. Prior to Bloom Talent, Michelle worked as a Business and Marketing Operations Manager at The Linux Foundation in San Francisco, CA. Michelle’s experience in Technology and Operations aligns with the Bloom Talent recruiting model and lends a hand to her approach to the candidate search. She is excited to work on a collaborative, women-led team and is thrilled to be helping candidates find their dream jobs!

Michelle grew up in the Napa Valley and loves the North Bay. In her spare time, Michelle spends time with her dog Sophie and teaches yoga at Love Story Yoga and Yoga Tree in San Francisco, CA.

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Hannah Mais is a People + Office Coordinator at Bloom Talent. She graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with a BA in Community Studies and enjoys applying the skills she’s learned to connect with people. Hannah is excited to join a boutique recruiting agency were she can use her administrative skills to support the operations at Bloom Talent and learn from a collaborative team of inspiring women the workings of recruiting.

Hannah grew up in Newport Beach and moved to San Francisco after finding her love for the Northern California coast during her time in college. She spends her time trying out new workout classes, traveling on the weekends and exploring the outdoors.

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