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Ellie Davis — Bio

Ellie Davis

Ellie Davis is a Principal at Gaines International joining the firm in 2016. She brings 10 years of recruiting experience in a breadth of industries and roles. Focusing on executing mid to senior level strategic hires through recruiting and candidate development, Ellie’s niche is the Architecture, Interiors, Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate Development industries. She partners closely with the business development team to give her clients a successful engagement experience while fostering the partnerships with her clients offering consultation and market intelligence.


Ellie brought with her a reputation built on deep relationships and industry knowledge with a focus on senior and executive level engagements. She gained this reputation working at one of the world’s largest search firms, Robert Half International, early in her career. Ellie’s broad industry knowledge includes Civil/Structural Engineering, Commercial & Residential Real Estate, Manufacturing, Energy/Solar, Legal, Finance & Accounting and continues to expand her portfolio.


Ellie is a graduate of Florida State University where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree, graduating with the honor of Magna Cum Laude.


She is a life-long athlete and still enjoys and participates in competitive sports. Ellie brings this same high energy and drive to her daily work. She strives for excellence, gives it her all, and goes the distance.