Meet J2T

We are a team of executive recruiters with years of experience specific to recruiting for Finance and Accounting roles across all industries. Our ability to build and cultivate robust relationships is the reason J2T is one of the most buzzed-about executive search firms in Colorado and Montana. We deliver the win-win-win in our placements—our success comes from the enthusiasm and satisfaction of both our clients and candidates.

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Adam Weirich

Senior Recruiter, Montana

Adam Weirich

Senior Recruiter, Montana

After graduating from Northeastern University with a B.A. in Finance and Accounting in 2005, Adam kicked off his career working for Fortune 500 companies. After almost a decade in finance, Adam pivoted into the rewarding career of recruiting where he has been successfully representing the market’s top accounting/finance talent and the region’s best employers since 2015. As a finance and recruiting veteran, Adam knows first-hand the caliber and technical expertise necessary to successfully recruit and hire the best accounting and finance professionals coupled with a broad and diverse client lens to positively guide careers. Adam enjoys helping Montana businesses thrive in the local community by recruiting the top accounting and finance professionals to help them grow.

“As a recruiter, I serve accounting and finance professionals who desire to grow in expertise and opportunity, gain new experiences, increase their financial trajectory, and break into exciting industries and organizations. I serve clients in identifying and securing candidates and employees they may not otherwise have access to allowing them to elevate, grow, and thrive. It’s very rewarding knowing that with each successful hire I’m helping multiple people improve their lives and careers.”

+ Adam was born and raised in Chicago but has since moved to Bozeman, Montana, where he spends his free time goofing around with his two-year-old and hiking all over the state.

Shanna Peterson

Senior Recruiter, Colorado & Montana

Shanna Peterson

Senior Recruiter, Colorado & Montana

Shanna began her career in the recruiting industry in 1995 after graduating with her Masters Degree in Management from The University of Colorado at Denver Graduate School of Business. She enjoyed early success, rapidly ascending the corporate ranks with a global Fortune 500 staffing firm in Denver. Shanna has a proven track record of consistently focusing on the needs of the candidates she works with to help them find the best fit in their next role. She joined J2T shortly after it’s inception in 2001 and after a hiatus to manage a family business, she now serves the finance and accounting industry with her diverse experience, professionalism, education in business, and passion for finding the right chemistry between candidate and client.

“It is exciting for me to work with candidates to help them understand what their next career move should be, assist them in finding that role, and then watch them thrive! I am so proud to work with the amazing J2T team to help candidates’ career dreams come alive.”

+ As many Coloradans do, Shanna believes in working hard and playing hard. She loves traveling with her family and friends, here in our beautiful mountains, to a sandy beach or overseas to explore a world beyond her everyday. She also enjoys skiing, hiking with her beloved black labs, paddle boarding, and playing tennis. Being a native of Colorado she counts herself lucky to have had the opportunity to cultivate long-term, meaningful relationships with friends and colleagues in the area.

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Jll Megan Scates McLain

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND CO-FOUNDER

Jll Megan Scates McLain

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND CO-FOUNDER

A Denver native, Jll graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. This was the foundation for a diverse career in finance, mergers and acquisitions, non-profit program management, and contract administration which have all positioned her for success at J2T. With more than 25 years of experience in operations and contract administration, Jll manages the business side of the company so the recruiters can focus on doing what they do best. Jll manages the day to day asset management and accounting responsibilities for J2T and ensures that the company continues to prosper.

“J2T is such a unique place to work and I am so grateful for my teammates and our very rewarding work. My team has the privilege of improving the lives of our clients and candidates every day and often at really stressful times in their lives. My contributions improve the lives of my teammates as well. While the operations behind a company may not be glamorous, my team makes me feel appreciated for my hard work every day. We are a very appreciative bunch and I know that is a gift.”

+ Jll has lived in an RV twice, amounting to more than 150 days with her husband and four children while traveling the US. Some favorite stops along the way were nine of our National Parks including; Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Glacier, Denali, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, and Arches.

Lauren Kemp

Communications and Marketing Specialist

Lauren Kemp

Communications and Marketing Specialist

Lauren hails from Belgrade, Montana, where she grew up at the base of the Bridger Mountains. She embodies an entrepreneurial spirit that was enhanced during her time at Montana State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business management with a minor in Latin American studies and a Master of Science in Innovation and Management. During her time as a student, she was fortunate to meet one of the founders of J2T, Julie Scates, thus beginning her connection with the company. She is the Communications and Marketing Specialist at J2T, where she organizes communication rhythms, supports others in daily operations, and facilitates branding, marketing, and content creation. This position provides an avenue for her passion for writing and enriching relationships. She is deeply rooted in J2T’s core values of authenticity and honesty and enjoys wearing multiple “hats” within the company. Her bucket-list items include touring the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, and taking an immersion trip to Chile to experience Latin American culture firsthand.

“The team at J2T is unmatched in its level of trust, emphasis on learning, and focus on excellence in all areas. I am grateful that my team shows up every day with a mindset to enrich the lives of those we serve and to make a difference in our communities. As the Communications and Marketing Specialist, I am elated at the opportunity to help others become aware of the outstanding services J2T provides.”

+ Lauren is an avid baker - While in graduate school, she baked for her program on a weekly basis.

Mission & Values

Simply stated, J2T’s core purpose is to enrich lives, one relationship at a time. We understand the intricacies of hiring and the importance of finding cohesiveness from both an organizational and individual perspective. We employ a comprehensive, sophisticated approach for a powerful experience with measurable results.
This is supported by our commitment to J2T’s shared core values of creating and nurturing rich relationships, working in an entrepreneurial environment that allows for freedom and fortune for all parties involved, and ultimately keeping it real with honesty and authenticity woven into everything we do. We don’t want to be headhunters, we want to be your partners in success.