Purveyors of Fine Technology Careers


Technical Staffing

We provide targeted contractor consultants to help fill the gaps on your teams, short-term or contract-to-hire, so you can keep things moving even when you are short-staffed.

Direct Hire Placement

Looking to add a full-time member to your team, but not seeing the right candidates coming through traditional channels? We can leverage our recruiting power to execute a contingent search, and best of all, you only pay if you elect to hire one of our referrals.


From data warehousing, to custom software application development, to project management, and everything in between, we can provide a turn-key team and approach to deliver your projects on time and on budget.

About Us

Why choose Makena Partners?
We are obsessed with getting it done right.

Makena Partners was established in 2012 as a technology recruiting/staffing firm focused on results.

We help companies of all sizes identify and acquire resources for short or long-term projects and full-time roles. We use a variety of best practices to cultivate relationships with talent in our core focus area, and pride ourselves on using innovative strategies to achieve results.


    Second generation agency staffing/recruiting professional with deep domain expertise.


    We put our heart into everything we do. We'll never work on anything we can't ourselves be excited about.


    Sourcing the best talent requires a commitment to energy. It's in our DNA.


    We do this because we strive to add value through ethical and honest work.

Featured Consultants

The backbone of our business, our consultants are the front-line of everything we do, working on-site with clients to ensure the successful delivery of their technology projects. We are proud to call these people, and others, members of our team:
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John Dangov

Data Engineer
A member of our big data/analytics practice, John is currently on assignment at ABC TV Group, where he is helping implement a big data environment (Hadoop/Tableau) to generate insights from a variety of data sources, including Nielsen ratings.
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Rusty Ramsey

SharePoint/Web Developer
Part of our collaboration practice, Rusty is currently overseeing and managing a SharePoint 2013 on-prem deployment to replace the in-house and SharePoint 2010 intranet at Overlake Hospital. This involves all aspects of intranet design, development, administration, architecture and build.
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Steven Stanford

Business Intelligence Architect
Steven is a resourceful, results-oriented Business Intelligence professional with over 15 years of extensive technology architecture, system development, infrastructure topology, data management, and data integration experience.

Get in touch

We are available via phone or email most hours of the day. Call us at (206) 455-8726 or complete the form below.