Tim Gourley-Founder East Coast Search

Timothy Gourley, Founder


Originally from Connecticut, Tim earned his BS in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut. He began his career as a Computer Programmer for a national consulting firm in Connecticut and Massachusetts where he focused on developing enterprise systems for Fortune 500 companies.

In 1996 Tim left the programming field and joined Kforce Professional Staffing (Source EDP) as a Technical Recruiter. There he expanded Kforce’s technology practice by bringing on high-profile clients primarily in software, services and financial services industries, and represented companies such as 3COM, IBM, Accenture, Scudder Kemper Investments, Brown Brothers Harriman, AEW Capital Management, Manulife, MFS, Staples, Dell, and Akamai.

Tim consistently ranked in the top 5% of his peer group and he consistently attained Performer’s Club and Board honors. Because he wanted to relocate back to Connecticut and start a family, Tim left Kforce to form East Coast Search LLC.

In his spare time, Tim enjoys training for triathlons, UCONN athletics, and spending time with his family and friends.

Kendra Stanton, Partner

Kendra earned her BA degree in Accounting from Cedarville College. She began her career as a Mutual Fund Accountant in Massachusetts for one of the largest banks in the world.

In 1997 Kendra left the Accounting field and joined Kforce Professional Staffing (formerly Source Finance) as a Finance/Accounting Recruiter. She developed a strong network of Finance/Accounting professionals such as; Staff Accountants, Auditors, Controllers, Tax Accountants, and Mutual Fund Accountants for Fortune 500 companies in the Boston area.

Kendra then went on to provide consulting services to several high tech companies and gained invaluable corporate recruiting experience for clients such as; Textron, Ziff Davis, IRI, 3COM, Brodeur, netGenesis, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

In her spare time, Kendra enjoys traveling, reading, and her two children.