Renee Walrath, President and CEO of Walrath Recruiting, Inc.

Reneé Walrath, President and CEO of Walrath Recruiting, Inc. has been a leader in executive search and staffing services for more tan a decade and is driven by her belief that ‘finding the right candidate doesn’t just fill a need – it changes lives’. Under Reneé’s leadership, Walrath Recruiting has leveraged a uniquely dynamic approach and 35 combined years of recruiting experience to secure more than 3,000 placements in the Capital Region and beyond since its founding in 2010. Renee holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Siena College and an A.A.S. in Business Management from Maria College. Because of Renee, Walrath Recruiting demonstrates commitment to community service and an enthusiasm for professional advancement.

Connecting companies to quality employees and individuals to career opportunities is more than just a job; it’s a personal mission and a welcome challenge. In her words, “Recruiting is like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. It’s getting to know both the candidates and clients alike and putting the pieces together.” Renee’s sincere passion for finding the right fit – both for the client and candidate – illustrates how Walrath Recruiting selects and places its candidates defining its slogan: “Dedicated to the Perfect Fit.”

Renee’s diverse background, as well as management in varied industries, has led to her success finding Executive and Senior to Mid-level candidates for diverse corporate clientele. Her business has been ranked in the Top 5 for Executive Search Firms by the Albany Business Review since 2012 and was Ranked #1 2020 & 2021.

Walrath Recruiting has expanded its New York State Certified Woman-Owned Business since opening its doors in 2010, and Renee now manages office locations in both Albany and Saratoga Springs. Demonstrating a commitment to community service and an enthusiasm for female advancement, Renee dedicates time to many charity events.

A self-proclaimed “Social Butterfly,” Renee is often found working the room at professional networking events throughout the Capital Region. Alongside working tirelessly to ensure Walrath Recruiting continues to thrive, she reserves time to spend with her family and travel.

Renee holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Siena College.

Renee’s continued dedication to excellence has awarded her the following:

Power 50 Awardee | Albany Business Review | 2022
NYS Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise
Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Business Wall of Fame | Siena College | 2017
Women Who Mean Business Awardee | Albany Business Review | 2016
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year Nominee | 2012
Best of Success Award for Recruiting Recipient | Success Magazine | 2011

Additionally, Renee is a Board Member of:

Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps, Inc.