Lauren Elphick Kistner
Director of Strategic Hiring
Lauren Elphick Kistner joined Think Systems as Director of Strategic Hiring. In her role, she is responsible for overseeing Think’s Strategic Hiring division, which specializes in recruiting and hiring senior-level technology professionals across numerous industries.
Lauren brings an outstanding track record of finding talent as a senior recruiter and business development executive. She offers strong connections in government agencies, such as the Department of Defense and the intelligence community, which are sectors that can benefit from Think’s expertise.
Lauren has worked in recruiting and hiring for nearly a decade, where she has held talent assessing positions for multiple companies. Most recently, she was the Vice President of talent acquisition and employee retention at a government contracting firm, where she managed recruiting and employee retention efforts while overseeing a full-cycle recruitment desk. Prior to that she was Managing Partner, Business Development and Recruitment Consultant at C2 Research Group. She also worked at G1440 Staffing as staffing manager, general manager and senior technical recruiter, and at MRI Global Search as an executive recruiter.
Lauren is a 2008 graduate of West Virginia University where she received a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services.