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VanderHouwen is a premier staffing provider of technology, accounting and finance, and engineering professionals. We are experts in the industries we serve. From market trends to our extensive network, we have a finger on the pulse both regionally and nationally to meet your career or hiring needs.

Who We Are

VanderHouwen is a family-owned and operated business established in 1987 by Kirby and Kathy VanderHouwen when the Pacific Northwest technology industry was emerging. Since then, we expanded to include accounting and finance and engineering. We speak the language of your industry in order to build strong, long-lasting relationships by providing employers and candidates with personalized staffing services.


Since 2008 we’ve maintained our WBENC certification and support career advancement for women.

Sustainably Certified

Our sustainability commitment includes recycling, reducing energy, and giving back to the community.

Committed to Diversity

Companies thrive with diverse workforces. We believe in equal opportunity employment for all.

Meet the Team

With numerous tenured employees, we have built long-lasting relationships and an extensive network throughout the community. Our experienced team takes pride in successfully matching candidates with top employers.

VanderHouwen is Committed to Diversity

As a women-owned business, seeking out a diverse workforce is a core value at VanderHouwen. We focus on diverse community outreach and partnership by participating and sponsoring several networking groups, scholarship donations, and prioritizing diversity-focused job postings.

Awards & Recognition

VanderHouwen is an award-winning staffing provider with over 30 years of experience. We’re one of the largest women-owned businesses in Portland and continuing to grow.

Join the VanderHouwen Family

At VanderHouwen, we’re all about relationships. Our core values of being ethical, highly personal and responsive extend to how we treat our employees. We offer generous benefits, exciting professional growth opportunities, have a strong respect for work / life balance, and are committed to helping you build a rewarding career. After all, careers are what we know best.

Begin your journey with our team of experienced recruiters.