About Us

BankStaff at a glance

BankStaff provides recruiting solutions in banking and finance by having flexible options for our clients’ staffing and candidates’ career needs. BankStaff can assist management looking to develop an effective recruiting strategy or a professional ready to take the next step in your career. For over 26 years BankStaff has been committed to providing integrated solutions to meet the changing needs and priorities of both businesses and candidates.

How are we different?

  • Locally Owned
  • 20 Years in Business
  • 30 Years of Staff Experience

Our Positions

Retail Banking

  • Teller
  • Personal Banker
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Head Teller
  • Assistant Branch Manager
  • Branch Managers

Commercial Banking

  • Loan Officers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Commercial Lenders
  • Credit Analysts

Banking Operations

  • Branch Operations
  • Deposit Operations
  • Proof Operator
  • Data Entry Assistant
  • Teller Operations


  • Controller/Accounting Manager
  • Credit and Collections Manager
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Junior Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Controller
  • CFO


  • Loan Officers
  • Mortgage Servicing
  • Collateral Analyst
  • Loan Operations
  • Lending Assisting
  • Closers
  • Post Closers
  • Funding Assistant
  • Underwriters
  • Mortgage Loan Processors

Human Resources

  • Human Resources Assistant
  • HR Manager


Kamal Shakir

Kamal joined the BankStaff team in 2003 as Director of Business Development, responsible for sales efforts throughout the Southeast. His business and people management skills have benefited clients and candidates during his 16 years in the staffing industry. He manages recruiters, develops the sales training program, oversees candidate relations and works with clients to develop customized temporary staffing and direct hire recruiting solutions.

While attending the University of Memphis, Kamal started working in the staffing industry with his mentor Kay Kelly (Quarles Kelly).

Customers appreciate Kamal’s professionalism in providing customized solutions based on understanding their staffing needs and his industry experience. Kamal is attentive, resourceful and dedicated to providing each client with effective business solutions.


Christy Paolercio

Christy Paolercio started her career in the Staffing Industry 11 years ago as an Account Executive with a general clerical recruiting focus. During those two years she grew and developed business relationships throughout the Atlanta area. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a major in Marketing from Florida State University.

Christy has been with BankStaff over 8 years and continues to grow and expand her business development and recruiting talent. She attributes her successful track record to her ability to understand her clients’ specific needs. Christy specializes in relationship building with both the client and the candidate. She considers herself a business partner to her clients providing excellent service and expertise in making not only a wise staffing decision, but also a wise business decision. Her experience in the finance and mortgage industry has grown significantly over the last 8 years. She works with a diverse group of banks, credit unions and mortgage companies.

“I make my mission to find the perfect fit for both my client and my candidate.”


Pam Shikiar

Pam began her career in staffing in 1990 after earning a BS degree in Organizational Psychology from San Diego State University. She has worked for some of the largest staffing agencies, as well as smaller start up firms. Pam has a reputation for developing long term strategic partnerships with her clients and providing excellent customer service. Candidates count on Pam for her industry knowledge, follow through and her ability to match candidates to new opportunities. Whatever the size of your company, or scope of your staffing needs, she will meet or exceed your expectations to find the right person for the job.

Pam enjoys skiing, hiking, biking and volunteering for Bessie’s Hope with her three daughters.


Steve Schwartz

Steve has over 15 years of experience in the staffing industry as a Business Development Manager and Recruiter. He began his career with a start-up staffing company and feels that his ability to establish good relationships with both clients and candidates has contributed to his success in the staffing world. His industry experience covers Finance, Banking, Mortgage, Administrative, Clerical, and Light Industrial. Steve has a BA degree in Psychology from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and enjoys fly-fishing and camping in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.