Our Team

Bill Parfitt

Bill Parfitt has a proven track record of growing businesses in the Executive Search and Contract Consulting industry for the past 35 years. Bill was instrumental in the development and success of several recruiting and IT consulting firms. Bill was co-founder and partner of DataForce and IT Services which he helped grow to a consulting force of over 100 employees. These companies were eventually sold to national consulting firms.

As partner and co-owner of Houser Martin Morris Bill led the IT and Software Engineering recruiting and placement practice.

As owner of Parfitt Recruiting and Consulting Bill developed and managed their Executive Recruiting practice from two to a staff of 16 with specialties in High Technology, Information Systems, Sales and Marketing, and Accounting and Finance. After an 8 year success of company income and customer satisfaction Bill sold the company to a multi-branch West Coast recruiting and consulting firm Management Solutions.

In 1999 Bill sold his interest in Management Solutions and started Parfitt Search Partners. He continued to provide recruiting service to the disciplines stated above and added Mental /Behavioral Health, Medical and Hospital mid to senior level positions.

A native of the Seattle area Bill and his wife Jan have four sons and eight grandchildren. They enjoy golf, doing outdoor activities with their grandchildren and traveling to Hawaii.

Daina Wilburn

For 17 years, senior recruiter, sourcer, and accomplished researcher, Daina Wilburn has driven the recruiting process from job spec to placement.

As a recruiter both on and off site with staffing firms and client companies, Daina offers both technical and C level recruiting for permanent and contract positions. Daina researches the internet, reference materials, periodicals, and referrals to find new opportunities and new candidates.

With internet sourcing skills second to none, he goes deeper than the average sourcer to assemble a cadre of candidates by performing Boolean searches on multiple search engines, Xrays into LinkedIn, GitHub, Stack Overflow, and a host of other sources. If you’re looking for someone to pick the ripe, low-hanging fruit in the shortest possible time, Daina Wilburn is your man.

Daina’s tool bag is stocked with wisdom gained from SourceCon, Airs training, and job board accomplishments. He consistently follows and contributes to search-oriented blogs and sites, such as Boolean Black Belt. He is active in multiple industries, including commercial software and hardware engineering, telecom, wireless, internet, e-commerce, streaming media, networks, data services, energy, consumer electronics, medical and mental health, and advanced hardware design.

For new industry business development, Daina researches everything from industry identification to company identification within industry, including company site locations, URLs, contact information, management team identification, bios and relevant company information. Then he formats that information for easy retrieval and presentation.


Jan Parfitt

Jan has twenty plus years as a business owner within the Executive Recruiting industry. Additionally she has owned several successful small businesses. She has managed employees and worked with candidates and employers. Personality plays such a distinct part in all of these efforts. B.A.N.K™. has proven to be an invaluable connection methodology in all areas of business and personal life.

Jan became a Certified B.A.N.K™. Trainers to learn this methodology well. We have found that B.A.N.K™. assists us in whatever we may be doing. It is very rewarding to see employees succeeding in their roles in companies because they are valued for who they are and given success paths that help them achieve. It is equally rewarding to see families communicating because they have taken the time to learn dominate personalities. B.A.N.K™. is truly a language of the people.

Michael McClister at Parfitt Search Partners

Michael McClister

Michael McClister has 30 years of experience in the executive search/recruiting industry in a variety of industries and at all staffing levels. Since 1998 he has specialized in the banking industry with emphasis on the commercial, retail and community based sectors, primarily in California and the west coast.

Michael has placed banking executives and managers at major large banks including; Wells Fargo, Union Bank, Comerica, First Republic Bank and others. Special emphasis has been placed on community and commercial banks of various sizes, Business development professional’s placements has been key to successfully aiding client’s growth needs.



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