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Christopher Strait

Christopher Strait

Associate Director, Talent Acquisition


Christopher started out with Ad-VANCE in 2014 as a Recruiting Assistant and began learning the recruitment and staffing industry. Christopher states that the wealth of knowledge, training, and support the leadership team of Ad-Vance has provided has allowed him to grow into a director level role where he now has a major part in the direction of the company. He considers himself a subject matter expert on Executive level recruitment and all public sector level recruitment.

With a B.A. in Psychology and a minor focus in International Relations he is interested in how people think, communicate, and understand themselves with emphasis on how people perceive and interact with different cultures, and how these perceptions and decisions can be studied and applied to the real world, with this he came to discover that his passion for psychology translated into a successful and fulfilling career in the recruiting and staffing industry!

Christopher is in charge of directing recruitment strategies, processes, and policy through all divisions of Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions with a focus on public sector recruitment. He is a member of the executive committee/leadership board along with Director, CFO, VP and President/CEO. Executively Direct Polk County BoCC Team recruitment strategy and process along and responsible for all executive level recruitment for Polk County BoCC.

“Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too.” — Mark Twain