Our Team

  • A Personal Commitment to Excellence

    Paula Calise and Kurt VandeMotter joined together to create a powerful resource for employers and job seekers alike. Their clients depend on their expertise within multiple markets and industries as well as their high-caliber executive search services and demonstrated success in placements.

    Paula Calise | Principal at Calise and Co. | Dallas, TX Executive Search

    Paula F. Calise Principal 

    “Filling hard-to-fill positions”

    Clients marvel at Paula Calise’s speed and quality in filling key roles with people who fit the company, culture and team. She immediately connects with her clients’ concerns and helps them reduce the risk of hiring and the “wear and tear” on their managers in the search for the right people. Read Paula’s full bio…


    Kurt Vandemotter | Principal at Calise and Co. | Dallas, TX Executive Search

    Kurt VandeMotter Principal 

    “Matching Exceptional People to Great Teams”

    As an accomplished leader and hiring executive with over 25 years of experience, Kurt has demonstrated the ability to not only identify and attract extraordinary talent quickly, but match exceptional people to great teams – ensuring a win-win relationship for both the client and the individual. Read Kurt’s full bio…


    Rebecca Chambless | Search Consultant at Linked | Dallas, TX Executive Search

    Rebecca Chambless Search Consultant

    “Connecting Great Companies with Outstanding Talent”
    With background as a professional recruiter, Rebecca asks astute questions to determine competency fit and is proficient in discerning soft skills match. These provide the basis for identifying and delivering the best possible candidate for the jobs she fills. Read Rebecca’s full bio…

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