As Co-Founder of Hill Country Search Advisors, Spencer brings many years of market-leading expertise as an Accounting & Finance Recruiter within the Austin area.
Since starting Hill Country Search Advisors in 2013, Spencer and co-founder Ariana Anderson have dedicated themselves to building a progressive-minded recruiting firm that is based on integrity, hard work, commitment to excellence, and trust.
After receiving a Master’s degree in Accounting from The University of Texas in 2003, Spencer began his career with Deloitte & Touche in its Austin office, working for 3 years as an Auditor and obtaining his CPA license (currently inactive).
He transitioned into the recruiting world in 2006, joining a nationwide staffing agency as an Executive Recruiter and becoming a trusted advisor to clients and candidates throughout Austin. He then spent 3 years as the Executive Recruiting Manager for a local consulting firm in Austin, where he helped to rebuild the firm’s executive placement function from the ground up.
Spencer has resided in Austin since 2002, and he stays active by coaching his son’s sports teams. He also enjoys skiing, playing basketball and golf, along with traveling, boating, and networking in his spare time.
Ariana Anderson has a special talent for connecting outstanding Accounting & Finance talent with great employers across the Central Texas area.
She is an Austin native and a proud graduate of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas, where she majored in Finance. As Co-Founder of Hill Country Search Advisors, she brings entrepreneurial experience to the table, along with a broad and successful track record in the Recruiting industry. Her experience includes spending 5 years with a national, specialty staffing firm in multiple, progressive roles. Ariana offers a unique client experience which is tailored to meet the needs of each individual employer.
Ariana excels at building long-term relationships, and is pleased to call many of her clients a true friend. Ariana is a technology enthusiast, which prompts her to constantly evolve her skill-set as a recruiter so that she can better serve each client and candidate.
She and her husband spend a great deal of their spare time keeping pace with their two young sons, and they also enjoy traveling, sporting events, movies, and community events throughout Austin.