Marianne Thai is a Baylor graduate with a Master’s degree from Houston Baptist University. Shortly after graduating HBU, she began her career as a professional recruiter. Marianne is a partner of Walker Elliott and serves on the management team. Her ten years of experience as a recruiter have been exceptional, earning her an invitation to be in Pinnacle Society as of 2014, a society for the top 2% of professional recruiters in the nation. She has also been a member of the National Professional Women’s Organization and National WHO’s WHO.
Marianne’s area of expertise is in the upstream oil and gas sector, especially in exploration and production. She has recruited petroleum engineers, geoscientists, and land professionals across the United States with a diverse clientele. Her success has led to consultant work with companies and firms.
Marianne credits her success to her ability to empathize with her clientele and candidates, identifying personal strengths and desires and helping match those with companies who are similarly motivated. Marianne’s friendly, people-first professional philosophy has brought her many repeat clients and the admiration of her colleagues.