It’s not a gimmick or a line to sell our service, it’s the honest truth. WE take your business to heart by treating every placement as if it were staffing for an Action employee. We succeed when we find perfect matches for what your needs are. We won’t be happy until you are happy!
Marianne E. Moore, CPC, President
Marianne has over 30 years of experience in the staffing industry in Portland, OR. She founded Action Employment in 1999. She started in direct hire placement, and still uses those skills to train her staff in the craft of placing candidates for the long term – whether it is a temporary, temp-to-hire or direct hire position.
Pierre Carbuccia - Senior Recruiter
Pierre was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, grew up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and moved to Portland, OR in 2014. He has a Bachelor's in Psychology, an MBA, and 6 years of recruitment experience - 4 in the corporate world and 2 in general staffing. His studies and work focus on helping people. Pierre's passions are music (writing, performing, recording, mixing, and collaboration), videography (film and edit), photography, skating, soccer, and gardening.
Megan McQueeny - Recruiting Associate
Megan grew up playing soccer in Northern California. Soccer took her to play at San Diego State University, graduating with a BA in Anthropology. She recently left the wine country to live the Portland life. If she is not out chasing waterfalls with her boy, Blue, you can find her enjoying a pic-nic with a book in hand. Megan has a passion for helping others and building connections with people. She has experience in mental health working with Youth. Although she found that to be extremely rewarding, she enjoys connecting with adults and helping them along their professional path.
Paige McKowen - Recruiting Associate
Paige’s story begins in San Diego, California- the first born in her small family; a little sister and brother came quickly after and remain her best friends to this day. After a slow migration north along the west coast throughout childhood, Paige settled in Portland, Oregon almost 15 years ago. Here she discovered a serious passion for hiking and backpacking, and loves to bring any willing family and friends along. She graduated from Portland State University with a Business degree, having double majored in Human Resource Management and Management & Leadership, and a minor in Gender & Queer Studies.
Tracy Pihir - Office Coordinator
Tracy came to Portland over 10 years ago and hasn't found a place she likes better in the world. She actually traveled the world on her own just to be sure! When she is not keeping the Action office organized, Tracy is spending time riding her bike, taking long walks with Bodhi and enjoying all that Portland has to offer.