Our People


Founder & CEO

Marilyn Beck has worked as an executive recruiter for over 15 years in Salt Lake City, Utah where she has developed in-depth knowledge of the Utah job market, local industry, and its leaders. As a professional executive recruiter, Marilyn continues to maintain and build relationships with a large, highly diverse network of business leaders spanning a wide spectrum of industries. She has been able to successfully leverage her recruiting experience, knowledge, and network to help executives when hiring their most valuable assets – their people.

Marilyn genuinely cares about people and their needs. As a result, she has acquired a unique ability to quickly develop relationships and earn the trust of clients and candidates alike. Marilyn specializes in partnering with top tier organizations, including Fortune 1000 companies, to help them recruit talented individuals and expand their teams.




Managing Director

As Managing Director of Recruiting Connection, Cody leads the firm in developing business operations and creating operational strategy and policies.  With over 8 years of experience in the recruiting industry, Cody is well connected across the Wasatch Front and has developed a vast talent pool of highly diverse individuals, particularly in accounting and finance. Cody recently made the transition to the role of Managing Director, but enjoys staying actively involved in the recruitment, market development, and delivery of top-tier talent.

Prior to joining Recruiting Connection, Cody worked as a Manager for Ernst & Young where he gained a breadth of knowledge working with various clients in both a consultative and audit role.  His most notable publicly traded clients included Hewlett-Packard, Skullcandy, and Ancestry.com.  After Ernst & Young, Cody joined Woodside Homes as a key member of the Accounting and Finance team.  Cody is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master’s degree from Brigham Young University.




Recruiting Manager

Alexandra’s straight-forward, professional approach in providing excellent candidates for her clients has resulted in top companies consistently turning to her as the one to call when they need the best talent in the market. She has consistently demonstrated her ability to recruit highly skilled, accredited professionals for over 15 years. In addition to her strong Utah connections, she has recruited in other major US markets such as Los Angeles, Washington, DC and New York City.

Alexandra’s diverse background has proven to be a great asset when working with new clients nationally. She is committed to exceeding expectations by delivering results quickly. Her goal is to bring professionalism and positive energy to every client engagement by working with like-minded organizations that are committed to excellence. Alexandra has a Bachelor of Fine Arts education from the University of Utah and the University of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.



The Team

Melinda Odencrantz


Evi Vandecasteele


Josh Liddle