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We’ve recently moved! Our new office is in the Belle-View Office Park located at:

325 118th Avenue SE, Ste 300 Bellevue, WA 98005-1926


When NuWest opened its doors, we had one simple goal in mind: connect clients to the right candidates and candidates to the right companies.

Nearly twenty years later, we’ve realized this goal and are committed to it every day. We do this by providing specialized, timely services that our clients can rely on.

Over the years, our experienced team has worked with hundreds of companies, and even more candidates, helping the collective to grow and achieve their own goals.

Why have we been so successful? Simple. We’re more than a placement company. We are a partner in your success.

Contact us today to learn how we can take you to the next level.

leadership team

Steve Haywood

President and Co-Owner of Nuwest Group, LLC.

Steve joined NuWest in April of 2004 as the General Manager. Three years later, in September of 2007, he purchased with three business partners. Before joining NuWest, Steve spent 11 years at Microsoft in various recruiting roles. He was one of two founding members of the Executive Recruiting Team at Microsoft and has placed many candidates into a variety of senior level positions including Architects and Vice Presidents. After launching the Exec Recruiting Team, he also managed recruiting for the Server and Tools Division as well as the College Recruiting Division. Prior to his work with Microsoft, Steve was one of the first 25 employees at Perot Systems. He was the Technical Consultant and then was a part of the initial team that built the Worldwide Recruiting Organization at Perot Systems and drove the recruiting for new consulting practices in cities such as Atlanta, GA; Colorado Springs, CO; Cedar Rapids, IA and New York, NY. Steve is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Information Systems and currently lives in Redmond, WA.

Mona Veiseh

Director, MedTemps

Mona joined MedTemps in 2005. Since that time, she has lead the growth of the division into the go-to medical staffing and consulting firm it is known for today. Mona has developed her team and molded MedTemps into the premier medical staffing. Beginning as a staffing coordinator, she has served in every role in her division and intimately knows the challenges and rewards that motivate her team to work hard and deliver the best. Mona holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Washington, and is an active member of the University’s alumni program that mentors current college students. When she’s not busy recruiting, Mona enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and traveling.

(425) 602-5716

Katrina Leise

Director, Westech

Katrina joined WesTech in 1996 and began developing business in the Engineering, Manufacturing and IT areas. As the Division Manager and Senior Account Executive for her team, she enjoys meeting new clients and developing strong business relationships. Katrina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington, and remains an active alum and avid Husky supporter. Go Dawgs! Her interests include entertaining, gardening and traveling.

(425) 602-5708

Shawn Cahill

Director, Business Development

Shawn Cahill joined the NuWest Group in June of 2013 as the Director of Business Development. In this role he is responsible for building out the sales team and is constantly focused on creating new ways to excel in client service engagements. Prior to joining NuWest, Shawn managed the Seattle market for Harvey Nash, Inc. where he grew their Seattle market to the organizations largest and most successful office in the U.S. He began his career in the industry in 2001 and has a depth of experience and knowledge around engineering, technology and accounting and finance recruiting.

Shawn graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. He is a Seattle native and when not working enjoys anything Huskies, cooking, travel, and spending time with wife and three children.

(425) 602-5747