Meet the Team
Michelle is a founding director of ESE Consulting. She has a degree in Business, majoring in Human Resource Management and Marketing. Michelle also has qualifications as a DISC Facilitator and OH&S Supervisor. She began her recruitment career in Melbourne working with Government Contracts. Michelle returned to Bendigo in 2002, identifying a need to establish a high quality recruitment agency in the region. In 2004 ESE Consulting Bendigo was founded and has since grown to become the region’s leading recruitment agency.
Katie is a founding director of ESE Consulting in Bendigo. She holds a degree in Business, majoring in Marketing and Human Resource Management. Katie also has qualifications as a MBTI and DISC Facilitator and OH&S Supervisor. In the early 2000s Katie worked for a boutique agency in Melbourne specializing in executive recruitment and office support. She returned to Bendigo in 2004 to establish ESE Consulting with Michelle.
Karen has a degree in Management, majoring in Human Resource Management. She is also a qualified Workplace Trainer and Assessor. Karen has a strong background in recruitment and staff mentoring programs as well as performance management. Her experience includes business optimisation and development, and more recently sales, marketing and advertising. Karen joined the ESE team in 2012 in the role of Senior Recruitment Consultant/Business Coordinator.
Kate has a degree in Business, majoring in International Business and Human Resource Management. She relocated to Bendigo in 2007 to study at La Trobe University and enjoyed living in Bendigo so much she decided to make it permanent! Kate is a Recruitment Consultant and helps the ESE team find the best people available for each job vacancy - both temporary and permanent.
Belinda, from Bendigo left the region to complete her Business (Tourism and Hospitality) degree at La Trobe Bundoora. After finishing her degree, she returned to Bendigo to work in management roles within the accommodation sector. Belinda has joined the team to utilise her skills as Payroll Officer.
Stephanie grew up in Bendigo and moved to Melbourne to complete her double degree in Health Sciences and Business, majoring in Public Health and Human Resource Management. She returned to Bendigo in late 2016 after completing her degrees and wanting to pursue a career in regional recruitment. Stephanie has joined the ESE team as our HR Assistant and first point of contact at Reception.
Virginia grew up in the Bendigo area and completed a Business degree with a double major in Marketing and Human Resources at La Trobe University. She wanted to pursue a career in recruitment and HR and has joined the ESE team as our HR Assistant and first point of contact at Reception.