Our Team

Pete Almond

Owner

Pete joined Almond & Associates in 1999, and currently owns and manages the Tacoma office. A Tacoma local and Stadium High School Alumni, Pete utilizes a customer-focused, relational approach to recruiting.  His passion for directly recruiting top talent has been a prominent aspect of Almond & Associates’ success for almost twenty years. His recruiting specialties lie within financial and accounting roles. As the branch manager, Pete is responsible for overall branch operations and staff management as well as client development.  Pete spends his free time with his family, camping and traveling to recreational destinations around the Northwest. He is also a car and boat enthusiast, and enjoys cooking and diving.

Zada Grant

Recruiter

Zada joined Almond & Associates in 2016. During her seven years in retail management, she found a passion for customer service. Her goal is to build solid relationships with our clients and candidates to ensure she can deliver an excellent experience. Zada’s experience with working in a variety of industries gives her an edge in determining her clients’ needs. Zada is a California native. After living in many states across the country, she made Washington her home in 2009. Zada has been an active volunteer in her community. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, cooking, and cheering for the Seattle Seahawks.

Keyla Jones

Recruiting Assistant

Keyla joined the Almond & Associates team in 2018 after working many years in Retail as an Event Coordinator. During her time, she developed a passion for helping people and developing strong relationships. She is excited to continue her passion while diving into the world of staffing and recruiting. After living in Arizona for many years, Keyla moved to Washington in 2017. She loves the cold weather, ocean, and green forests. In her free time, she enjoys playing her guitar, writing stories and spending time with her loved ones.

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