Vanessa Hunt

Practice Director, Brilliant Technology Staffing

Vanessa is the Practice Director for Brilliant’s Technology Staffing division, overseeing Chicago and the surrounding markets.

Vanessa started her career with Brilliant in 2015 as a Business Development Manager and was a key contributor to the growth of the technology business. As a result, Vanessa was promoted to Division Director in 2018 and Practice Director in 2020. She was also a President’s Club recipient in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Prior to coming to Brilliant, Vanessa worked with another consulting firm where she primarily sold finance, accounting and IT services. Throughout her time there, she developed an interest and passion for the IT space which is ultimately what brought her to Brilliant – a place where she could focus in the IT vertical.

Before joining the recruitment industry, Vanessa attended DePaul University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and minor in Sales Leadership. Vanessa found her true calling in sales early on in life and fostered that passion for years working in a variety of roles, ultimately landing her in the recruiting industry.