Leading a startup
is like racing around the track
at the same time
everyone's hanging off the sides
trying to build an engine.

high performance recruiting

DISRUPT ARCHAIC MARKETS AND SHOW THE WORLD A BETTER WAY. YOUR STARTUP WAS BORN FOR THIS.

Accelerate your mission with high performance recruiting. Julianna Gaines introduces subject matter experts who arrive ready to execute critical success outcomes.
Appoint Executive Leadership. Elevate Go-To-Market teams. Hire startup-ready impact players who champion enterprise solutions and shape a greater market vision.

street cred

jg is the difference

THE ULTIMATE STARTUP PARTNER

Driven to create teams that share values, work in excellence, and hold unwavering belief in their mission.

20-year recruiting veteran places Leadership and creates savvy GTM teams for VC backed startups and Private Equity pivots. 

Clients span the intersection of Healthcare, Big Data, AI, Security, and Network enterprise solutions born to disrupt the world.

01

G R A V I T A S

Immediate effort invested in understanding the specifics of your company and mission. Correct interview outcomes are produced by aligning recruiting efforts to exact business needs. I speak about your organization with intelligence, authority & passion.

02

A C C U R A T E 

Meet only the candidates you need to know. Upon introduction, prequalified subject matter experts map straight to your unique business targets.

03

H U N T E R 

I cut through market noise & create excitement. Executives who are happy in their current role engage because they find my approach refreshing and credible. I proactively prospect, which means you gain access to elusive impact players not found otherwise.

04

E M P O W E R 

Custom recruiting tools designed for you and built to scale. I make sure you and your team are well prepared for meaningful interview conversations.  

05

P E R S O N A L

My business is my name. I behave like my reputation and livelihood depend on your recruiting success. Unskilled resources (interns, junior associates, third parties) do not manage your opportunity nor speak on behalf of your business. 

success stories

“NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH”

PAIN:
International recurring-revenue services organization built its first productized service. Corp spin-off created to support platform. An expert technical team was needed to launch GTM & target sophisticated enterprise buyers.


STARTUP WIN:

Global VP Sales Engineering and 2 Director Solutions Engineering hired within 90 days.

“THE COUP”

PAIN:
Early-stage application topology startup tasked with elevated GTM strategy; bypass midmarket straight into enterprise. A veteran sales SWAT team was needed to establish traction & capture marque F500/F1000 logos within key markets.


STARTUP WIN:

A pre-existing team of 3 Regional Sales Executives poached & hired in collective entirety from competitor organization to build Chicago, NYC and Boston territories.

“BLEEDING TO LEADING”

PAIN:
Early-stage Big Data Analytics platform hemorrhaging opportunity. Company attrition left 3 major territories vulnerable with zero sales activity. Deficiency in recruiting caused 3-month stall & a non-existent candidate pipeline.


STARTUP WIN:

3 Sales Directors hired for Houston, Atlanta and Chicago within 6 weeks.