BIC Recruiting is a full-service placement firm with 20 years of experience providing employment solutions to our clients and candidates in the energy industry.
To connect people in business and industry with one another for the betterment of all.
Meet Our BIC Recruiting Team
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ABOUT THOMAS BRINKSO
A former contracts attorney for Exxon and Key Petroleum, Brinsko joined BIC Alliance in 1999 and became president in 2002. Brinsko was involved in the founding of BIC Recruiting as well as its first placement. Brinsko received an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) and a juris doctorate from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Brinsko serves on the boards of directors of both the Association of Chemical Industry of Texas and the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region.
ABOUT HAZEL KASSU
Kassu joined BIC Alliance in 2010 to help develop BIC Recruiting and was promoted to president of recruiting in 2016. She brings 19 years of executive search and recruiting experience placing candidates in sales management, operations management, information technology, engineering and administrative fields. She also has experience in human resources management and marketing management. Kassu received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Emory University and is a certified personnel consultant.
ABOUT CHERRIE MCBURNEY
Cherrie joined BIC Recruiting in 2019 as an executive recruiter. She brings five years of HR and recruiting experience to the company. As a freelance writer, motivational speaker and life coach, Cherrie’s strength is building relationships with clients and candidates. She works diligently to understand the business company culture and hiring needs of each client while also meeting with qualified candidates and making connections with companies aligned with their skills, experience and goals.
ABOUT SAMUEL PUENTE
Puente joined BIC Recruiting in 2017 as an executive recruiter. He brings six years of recruiting experience where he oversaw the accounting, financial and administrative staffing, recruiting and business development operations. With his recruiting background, combined with his proven track record of business development, Puente helps BIC Recruiting’s clients find the key talent needed to grow their businesses. Puente earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in theology from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. He is also a certified personnel consultant.
ABOUT ASHLEY RIVERS
Rivers joined BIC in early 2017 as the office manager and was promoted to Recruiting Assistant in 2019. Rivers has a background in customer service, administration, leadership and management. She enjoys supporting the recruiters through assisting applicants, setting up interviews and conducting reference checks in order to connect exceptional candidates with BIC Recruiting’s clients. Rivers received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas in Arlington.
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