The Difference is Our People

What We Do

Big Data & Analytics

Technology continues to evolve the ways businesses can generate insights and make decisions. New tools spring up almost daily to help leaders identify new sources of data to integrate, mash-up, and evaluate. Our consultants can help you get the most out of these tools.


Defining a mobile strategy isn’t just about publishing an app on the app store. Cross-platform, enterprise mobility, performance management, and even internal mobile applications for your workforce are all top of mind. We can help tackle your mobile challenges with bleeding-edge vision and support.


Getting the most out of your SharePoint investment can mean the difference between a highly successful workforce, and one that just does the job. We can help you develop a migration strategy for both cloud or on-prem, and ensure successful design, development, and implementation of your collaboration environment.

Project Management

SDLC? Infrastructure? Operations? Marketing? Regardless of the nature of your project, Makena Partners offers PMP-certified, professional project management consultants to augment your internal team, ensuring you get the right expertise for your unique project.

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.