About Our Company


Payette Group is the premier San Francisco technology jobs recruitment agency. San Francisco is home to our Bay Area IT Sales and Marketing division.


Our Corporate headquarters is located in beautiful Boise, Idaho and is staffed with expert technical consultants that will find the right match for your company.

Payette Group

Since our inception in 2000, we have had one goal in mind, to provide the best recruiting service in the industry. We pride ourselves on building the culture of your company. Plainly said, we are experts in finding great matches, not only from a skill set standpoint, but a culture and personality fit!

Payette Group Foundation

The Payette Group foundation is based on honesty, integrity, respect, and full commitment.

Our Team of consultants are experts on how and where to find top-notch candidates to fit each organization’s specific need. For over seventeen years our consultants have been helping qualified people and companies find the right match in some very tough markets.

Team Behind Our Success!

Andrew Kirk

Andrew, CEO, has over 18 years’ experience building, consulting, and hiring for high-tech companies specifically in the San Francisco bay area. Andrew founded the Payette Group in 2000 and successfully navigated the company through the post dot-com to become a million dollar revenue venture in just a few short years.

Andrew is an avid Class V whitewater kayaker, semi-pro mountain biker, and finds most of his time lately tuning skis for his two daughters who are avid alpine ski racers. He strives to learn something new every day. He holds a Bachelor in Business from Washington State University.

Stacy Tamura

Stacy, Director of Operations and Administration, has been with Payette Group since January of 2008. She has more than 20 years in administrations. She is always learning new skills to help her and her company be more successful.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends by going camping, motorcycling, four wheeling, anything outdoors.

Josh Thornton

Josh, Senior Technical Recruiter/Marketing Operations Leader, was born in Oakland, Josh spent several years developing a serious interest in Bay Area sports. He moved to Sun Valley during elementary school, and grew up in Hailey. After studying Psychology in Reno and spending a few extra years out there, he came back home and has been loving it ever since.

He spends most of his days, whether it is summer or winter, praying for snow.

Mark Tallabas

Mark, National Account Executive, is a native Idahoan born & raised in the beautiful city of Boise. After earning a Bachelor’s in Advertising, Mark ventured to Ketchum, Idaho to join Payette Group and take advantage or the recreational offerings surrounding Ketchum.

Recruiting became an interest of Mark’s dating back to a Marketing and Recruitment internship with the International Programs Office at the University of Idaho. Mark’s free time is spent golfing, hiking, and enjoying sunshine at any of the many lakes around Ketchum.

Justin Anchustegui

Justin, Senior Technical Recruiter.

Mitch Hales

Technical Recruiter