The Team

Dann is the Co-Founder of Future State Consulting and is responsible for driving business development efforts and internal operations for the organization. Dann started in the Technology staffing industry shortly after receiving his Business Degree from Washington State University in 1995. He takes pride in the excellent culture developed within Future State that directly impacts the success at our clients.

Dann Black

Harrison is Co-Founder and Managing Director for Future State Consulting. He jumped into the recruiting industry after his baseball career with the Pittsburgh Pirates came to an end. Harrison’s focus for Future State is mentoring our internal team on our unique approach and directly recruiting premier IT professionals within the market.

Harrison Bishop

After graduating with a double major in Marketing and Finance, Michael entered the corporate world in Advertising. Quickly realizing that his passion lay in business development, building relationships and connecting individuals to meet business needs he joined Future State as an Account Director, to successfully build a world class experience for both clients and candidates.

Michael Zahler

Mike regularly engages with Developers and Managers on an incredibly personal level, researching the individuals themselves to ensure the best culture fit in prospective job opportunities. Mike loves working in this industry because he gets to meet extremely talented people who continue to push innovation and technology forward. You can find some of his photos on Instagram — @shadedlight

Mike Orrantia

Kylie is a Talent Executive on the Future State team focusing on identifying new talent for clients. Before Kylie joined Future State, she worked in the banking industry for six years primarily working on portfolio management with small business clients. Kylie realized her passion for working with people and helping them pursue their goals. She graduated from Portland State University, with a degree in psychology.

Kylie Brunger

Holly is a Talent Executive specializing in finding just the right talent for our client’s needs. Prior to joining Future State, Holly enjoyed a 24-year career with Nike in several roles including Project Management, Process Innovation, and Business Analysis. She is passionate about empowering people to find rewarding roles that capitalize on their strengths. Holly enjoys water sports and spending time with her family.

Holly Swanson

Joanie is a Sr. Talent Executive who brings over 10 years of technology recruiting experience. She spent several years in the insurance sector before jumping into the recruiting industry in 2002 at Hall Kinion Associates. Joanie is a season tickets holder and Oregon Duck grad and enjoys spending time with her husband and their 3 sons who are active in local youth sports.

Joanie Bayne

Jan handles all aspects of HR/Accounting at Future State. Jan's background includes over 25 years of private and government sector experience in Human Resources, Employee Benefits, Payroll, Technical Writing, Employee Training, and HRIS. Her goal is to build positive working relationships with our consultants and our clients; anticipate their needs, and respond quickly to their requests and questions.

Jan Paris