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As recruiter for Versique’s Banking & Financial Services team, Shailja creates relationships and meets the needs of candidates and clients. Shailja has 14 years in the banking industry, with the last 7 years in commercial banking. In these roles, she gained experience in all areas of banking including lending, sales, SBA, treasury management, practice finance, and more. Shailja has a passion for bringing people together and building lasting relationships. As a recruiter, these are skills she brings to work everyday to connect her clients with great talent.

Shailja is passionate about giving back to the community and currently serves on the board of CommonBond Communities, a non-profit organization providing affordable housing in the Midwest.  When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, interior decorating discovering new restaurants, and most of all travel.

Get to know Shailja

If you weren’t working at Versique, what would you be doing?

I’d be an interior designer.

What’s your favorite quote?

“Be kind. For everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.”

What is the best vacation you’ve been on?

Spring break with my family in Costa Rica.


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About Versique

Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm that specializes in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. Our team of experienced professionals and seasoned leaders across various areas of expertise and industries have been in your shoes. We quickly assess your whole people picture and identify key elements that will take your business to the next level.

At Versique, we believe people are more than a resume. People invent, propel, unearth, and build. They transform teams, markets, industries, and bottom lines. People do more than just fill an open position. They open greater potential. We’re here to help fill your human potential and build your human capacity. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique”, hinting at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation.

In 2019, 2020, and 2021 Versique was recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace, was nominated as a Best of Business Finalist by Twin Cities Business, and made the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal’s list of Twin Cities Largest Executive Search Firms.

We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Let’s find your people together. And make the best possible.