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Mulberry Talent Partners was established in 2017 by Lauren Francis. Lauren possesses over 25 years of experience in the placement and recruitment industry. She is the founder/Former CEO of Town & Country Resources, which she grew into the most successful domestic staffing firm in the US prior to selling the company in 2004. Over the past 5 years, Lauren focused on corporate placements as she led the Recruiting Division of a consulting firm in Portland. Lauren has an extensive and well-established network that provides Mulberry’s clients with unparalleled access to top tier candidates. Learn more about Lauren by clicking here.

Laura Back is our Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist. Laura brings a diverse background to her role including corporate placements at a private consulting firm in Portland, managing a temporary staffing division at a San Francisco Bay Area nanny agency, and several years as a program coordinator for a leading health sciences university. Learn more about Laura by clicking here.


Sharon TurnerSharon Turner is our Talent Acquisition Coordinator. Having grown up in the Portland Area, Sharon is an Oregonian through and through–she loves the Pacific Northwest! Prior to working in the recruiting industry, Sharon worked in customer service roles and early childhood education. Sharon found herself in the Recruiting world a little over one year ago and has fallen in love with the environment. Sharon is thrilled to be a part of such an impactful, driven team with Mulberry Talent Partners. She enjoys helping others find not only employment opportunities but helping others discover positions that will launch their careers. Learn more about Sharon by clicking here.