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The Elite Team

Uncompromising spirited intelligent and accountable to the core

Eva Grabner
Managing Director
Stephen Crowe
Executive Recruitment - Engineering and Finance Specialist
Michelle Traill
Executive Recruitment Specialist

Eva has been working in the executive and professional recruitment industry for over a decade. She is a highly professional and driven Managing Director with a wealth of recruitment experience across commercial, health, resources, aviation, local government, not for profit, tourism and education industries. Her previous experience includes over 20 years in executive leadership and senior management-level operational roles throughout the world. What stands out as soon as you meet her is her passion for what she does. She will spend the time getting to know you and genuinely has an interest in assisting you in finding the right candidate.

Known as a numbers man, Stephens logical and analytical mindset has supported an excellent career across corporate sales, marketing and executive recruitment. After studying Mechanical and Computer Engineering, Stephen early on found himself steering towards a more people-centric career and today his feet are firmly planted in the recruitment industry with Elite Executive.
Having recently moved from Sydney to Cairns, Stephen strives to construct valuable relationships with his clients enabling him to really understand you and your business. This means he will identify exactly what you need to achieve your goals.
Stephen maintains over 10 years of experience across multiple industries including Government, Resources, Engineering, Healthcare, Education, and Professional Services. Bringing to Cairns not only big city experience, Stephen supports all Engineering and Finance positions keeping up with new and exciting technologies and using his knowledge to help businesses progress into the future.

Michelle’s professional passion is to add value to both the candidate and the client through the process of finding the right fit. She not only looks at the skill set, she looks at leadership style and other outside experience’s that will fit an organisation and make positive changes.
Michelle’s broad experience in mostly Sales Roles and Finance mean’s she has a solid background in uncovering the clients’ needs. She has recruited, trained and mentored sales teams to strong success.
Having grown up in Cairns, she left to join the Royal Australian Air Force, which gave her a very disciplined approach to her career. Her sales career gives her an ability to understand different industries.
Michelle brings experience from volunteering with various organisations and fundraising for NGO’s and NFP’s. She often couples this with her love of sport and exercise and believes in giving-back wherever she can.


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