Our Team

Brian J. Steffan, President

Brian J. Steffan is originally from Cazenovia, New York, a Catholic University of America graduate with a business degree and a concentration in human resources. Brian has been in the Direct-Hire, Temporary, and Contract Recruiting industry since 1994. He began his career in the temporary employment industry and soon moved to the direct-hire side with a large Northern Virginia agency.

In 1995, he opened Steffan & Co., Incorporated. Since 1995 he has had the remarkable distinction of successfully placing over 14,000 candidates with law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and significant associations throughout the United States. He brings extensive experience in recruiting and placement of the highest quality candidates. In addition, he uses his expertise to bring together candidates and clients to benefit both parties to make a perfect match.

Over the last 26 years, Brian has earned a reputation for only sending the right candidates (even if it means not sending anyone at all). On the reverse side, he takes great pride in finding incredible jobs for candidates and actively listens to what you are looking for in a career move.

Brian continually educates himself and his staff on new employment laws, industry trends, and recruiting techniques. In addition, he is very involved in his local community, in both business and social issues.

Brian is a graduate and a Class Representative for the 2010 class at Leadership Arlington.

Brian holds various leadership positions in volunteer organizations throughout Washington, DC, Virginia, and West Virginia. These include the Arlington Community Foundation, Grey Gardens Animal Rescue, The Hardy County Historical Society, The Gloria A. Steffan Scholarship Fund, and Aspire, Early Learning Center.  Brian serves as a board member, Fundraising and Social Media Chair, and Executive Director.  In addition, Brian supports local fire and rescue squads, cancer-related charities, and food banks.

Brian was a member of The Citizen’s Advisory Council on Interpreting and Furnishing the Executive Mansion of Virginia.

In a recent poll, he’s described as generous, kind, open, larger than life, engaging, trustworthy, and a natural leader. So isn’t that the kind of recruiter you want to work with on your next opening?

Louise Verret, Vice President, Legal Services

Louise Verret Joined Steffan & Co. in 2011 and has been in the legal industry since 1978. She was the Personnel Manager for Squire Patton Boggs LLP, one of the top ten most significant firms in Washington, DC, for 30 years. Louise brings a lifetime of experience recruiting, screening, hiring, and managing over 200 legal secretaries and other support staff. She understands what a law firm needs and can provide it quickly due to her many connections within the industry. Isn’t this the type of person you want to assist in your hiring process?