Chawn Peterson is the owner of Competitive Edge Recruiting. CER was created in 2009.

Chawn has over 25 years of managing and growing multi-industry operations.

As an entrepreneur, Chawn has an impressive history of fostering and promoting start-up organizations. She possesses a comfortable blend of both hands-on experience and big picture focus. Chawn has managed the growth of CER to a multi-million dollar recruiting and staffing agency accomplishing searches for clients/candidates within the PNW and nationally.

Chawn believes that pro-active and timely honest communication is key to client and candidate retention. With this approach, Chawn believes that goals can be met without jeopardizing the personal touch we all recognize is essential in building relationships.

Recently Chawn created a professional networking group called Women Empowered that has grown to over 1000 members and she plans to take the group to the next level creating events that include opportunities for education and networking. The goal of Women Empowered “WE” is simple – to Educate, Enhance, & Empower women and their businesses.

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