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Our Recruiters

Our recruiters are veterans in their fields with decades of dedicated recruitment experience and talent development. In addition to providing placement, we offer our companies and candidates business and career development coaching and  relocation assistance in Maine and New England.


Deborah Miller, Principal

Deborah is the founder of Summit Recruiter. An International traveler and avid sailor, Deborah has served as an Executive Coach and a recruiter for over 25 years, developing talent and matching candidates with executive placements in the areas of C-level Suite and D-level Suite Management, Medical, Sales, Manufacturing, Engineering and Hospitality. 36 Countries and counting!


Dan Fahey, Partner

Dan is a career Sales and General Management Executive with a background in Hospitality, Insurance and Sales. Culinary trained, Dan has managed high pressure corporate restaurants and worked as a top Sales Recruitment Executive. In his spare time he runs marathons, fly fishes and climbs mountains throughout New England and the list goes on. No one packs more into work/life balance than Dan!‍️


Joe Kolb, Senior Recruiter

Joe is an MBA, senior executive recruiter with a background in International Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering and Aerospace. After a successful career as Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain for Fortune 500 companies, Joe joins Summit Recruiter to develop trusted connections with companies and job seekers. Joe is a DYI-er. Projects are his thing!


Kim Burns, Senior Recruiter

Kim is an entrepreneur in the growing field of Medical Wellness. Kim’s career has ranged from startups wellness centers to administrative roles in hospital-based wellness and rehabilitation. Kim is a designated health and wellness coach skilled in Nutrition and Exercise Science. Her enthusiasm is contagious for Wellness Recruiting. Did I mention nationally ranked in pickleball? You’ll always get returns


Kristel Valladarez, Social Media/Sourcing

Kristel is our remote sourcing and social media administrator.  She may be your first contact at Summit Recruiter as she combs social media for talent and companies that are ready to connect! Kristel is a social media influencer and world traveler. She is always ready to fly! ️


Katie Kelly, IT/Finance Guru

Katie is our resident IT and Finance consultant. You will probably not talk to her but she keeps us on the cutting edge and provides Summit Recruiter with the software and finance solutions that keep us running smoothly. Katie loves developing software and websites for startups! Need someone smarter than..well everybody? Katie’s is available for hire! Just don’t take her from us!


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