With 10 years experience in recruitment, Sandy started her recruitment career working for a Fortune 500 firm, followed by seven years at a leading national firm where she started and led their finance and management recruitment function.

Her tenacity for uncovering the right talent is the key to her success in placing numerous senior leaders and executives in various roles including:

  • finance
  • operations
  • sales/marketing
  • procurement/supply chain
  • real estate development
  • IT leadership
  • project management

She provides a consultative approach for her clients and candidates, offering extensive industry and local market knowledge. She is entrepreneurial, customer-service centric, and an exceptional relationship builder.

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Recent placements include:

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for private-equity-backed lumber & energy company
  • VP Marketing for an e-commerce technology company
  • VP Finance for a global real estate investment firm
  • Director Financial Planning & Analysis for a leading insurance business
  • VP Finance for a growing residential real estate developer
  • Project Manager for an internationally-owned major player in food production
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for an organic food supplier
  • Risk Senior Leadership for a fast-growing commercial real estate lender

Of interest...

  • Sandy has taken several sabbaticals to adventure around the world—including nine months of backpacking around Africa. Read more about Sandy’s travels in her Faces of Farber profile

Additional experience

Sandy’s experience prior to joining the staffing and recruitment industry includes:

  • progressive senior level accounting and finance leadership roles
  • software implementation consultant for a global Fortune 500 firm
  • Entrepreneur – retail business start-up and ownership

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Education & qualifications

  • Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (2016)
  • Certified General Accountant, Certified General Accountant Association of Ontario (1995)
  • Business Administration Diploma - Finance Major, Durham College

Affiliations & recognitions

  • Co-Chair of BC-CHRP Professional Recruiter Roundtable
  • Active volunteer with Ovarian Walk of Hope and First United Church Community Ministry Society
  • Mentor for Big Sisters of BC