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Meet The Team


Jessica Girard

After receiving her degree in business and environmental studies from Antioch University, Jessica wasted no time putting it to use. In 2014 at the height of the drought, she Co-founded Ecolawn, a Santa Barbara based landscaping company. Her favorite aspect of the business was selecting the team and watching them thrive. 

Her unique skill for relationship building led her to the Helena Group, a global problem solving organization. As the VP of Membership, she interviewed interdisciplinary and intergenerational world leaders and facilitated meetings that led to actionable initiatives. After 2 years creating powerful connections and learning the art of the intro, she had a vast roster of valuable individuals under her belt. People began asking her for introductions when filling positions in their companies and that is when Outliers Recruiting was born. 

There is nothing that excites Jessica more than making connections that lead to fulfilling work in the world. Outliers Recruiting brings world-class people and outstanding companies together. Jessica is the bridge. She connects the dots with a meticulous, holistic approach, and most importantly, joy.  

Jessica Girard is an outlier in her own right and

 it takes one to know one.

Megan Raff

Megan is a strategic and tenacious entrepreneurial executive with over a decade of experience in business operations, having founded a dynamic, regenerative agricultural business and served on the board of directors of various non-profits. Her expertise lies in business start-ups and development, sales and marketing, website development, accounting, and community relations. 


Her degree in Business Communication from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is the backbone for her skills as a recruiter, and they have been honed through years of networking, outreach, professional development, and continuous learning. She is uniquely suited to uplift the organizations and individuals around her with her strategic thinking and grounded optimism.



I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

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