About Our Founder

Garrett Stephenson - CEO/Senior Partner

Founder and President of Gateway Recruiting INC., Garrett Stephenson, is a public speaker, published author, and leader in International Executive Recruiting. Year after year, he places professionals ranging from Analyst to C-Suite Officers in Fortune 500 and Private Corporations worldwide. In the last seventeen plus years, Mr. Stephenson has been instrumental in the developing global talent markets in such industries as, Medical Device, Import/Export Compliance, Computer Forensics, Data Analytics, Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain Operations. Mr. Stephenson views recruiting as developing solid relationships, and becoming an extension of our client's internal efforts to build an efficient and productive talent pipeline. Garrett attributes his consistent success to a belief in the core values of recruiting: relationship building, networking, cold calling, and constant industry education.

Mr. Stephenson stands by our dedication to locating talented professionals for full time career opportunities, contractors/consultants for short term projects, and executives for our retained searches.

Prior to his tenure with Gateway Recruiting Mr. Stephenson was a Senior Partner with Point to Point Consulting a Houston based contingency and retained recruiting firm. At Point to Point Consulting, Mr. Stephenson was sales champion for four straight years. Mr. Stephenson developed new verticals with in Point to Point Consulting, to include Medical Device, Data Analytics, Forensics and Import/Export Compliance.

Previous to his entrance into the world of executive recruitment, Mr. Stephenson held various roles with in Corporate America including. Manager of Customer Care, Ratexchange, San Francisco, CA. Manager of Customer Development, Redmeteor.com, Houston, TX. Senior Network Engineer/Commodities, Coast Energy Group/Cornerstone Propane, Watsonville, CA.

Mr. Stephenson is an active career coach and mentor in the corporate community.

Garrett is blessed with 3 wonderful daughters, an amazing wife, and 2 dogs. He enjoys traveling, the outdoors ,and live music. He is an avid supporter of the SPCA and the American Heart Association.