The team at Modern Technical Staffing

Raymond Ip Recruitment Consultant

Raymond joined MTS in 2016, excited to be part of the recruiting industry. Coming from a marketing background, he found his interest for recruiting in HR. Since then, he has pursued recruiting as his career full time. Armed with a relentless pursuit to succeed, he can find a match for your experience and skill set.

Raymond holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Toronto. On his spare time, he enjoys power-lifting and catching up with old friends.

Rae Ma Recruitment Consultant

Rae started at MTS as a Recruitment Consultant in 2017. She has a proven record of helping candidates finding their desired positions. Coming from an engineering background, she also understands the technical requirements for each specific job for her clients. Rae is sales-driven and but also customer-oriented. She enjoys getting to know all her candidates and support them during every step of the hiring process.

Rae holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from University of Toronto. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, travelling, doing yoga, and watching movies

Kelsie Mills Account Manager

Kelsie Joined MTS in September of 2020 and she brings over three years of staffing industry experience. After going to school for both Paralegal studies and Human Resources, Kelsie found a passion within Account Management and Recruiting. Building long term relationships with clients and candidates alike.

In her spare time Kelsie likes to go backcountry camping and work in her woodshop.

Gita Simon-Rasiah Senior Account Manager

Gita has been with Modern Technical since 2020.Coming from a retail background she over 13 years experience in both Business/Search/Talent in Engineering and Construction.

Her expertise is in placing highly skilled individuals in the Architectural and Construction domain.

She holds a Bachelor’s in Economics.


In her spare time she enjoys watching television, shopping and hosting friends.

Cormac Kilduff Account Manager

Cormac joined MTS in September 2021 after cutting his teeth in recruitment with Randstad Canada, where he spent his time specializing in construction roles across British Columbia. He brings a passion for account management, with extensive experience in sales and strategic account management, and is driven by success and building mutually rewarding business relationships.

Cormac holds a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design and moved to Vancouver in 2009 from his hometown of Dublin, Ireland.

He loves to spend his free time with his newborn son, or on the golf courses of Beautiful British Columbia.

Tara Chase Recruiter

I joined MTS in September 2021 as a Recruitment Consultant. Coming from a diverse background of Social Services and Human Resources, I found my passion for recruiting and I’m excited to support my candidates throughout the entire hiring process.

I hold a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and a Diploma in Human Resources. In my spare time I like to hike, exercise, read, and spend time with friends.

Philip McDougall President

For Philip, recruiting is in his blood. He is a second generation engineering recruiter with over 20 years in the business.  Philip has enjoyed a career in recruiting, account management and as a senior executive. As the industry changed, Philip saw the opportunity to create a truly unique recruiting experience for the in-demand engineering market. He took this opportunity to create Modern Technical Staffing in 2009. With MTS, Philip has brought together a team of passionate staffing professionals who understand the engineering market. With Philip’s leadership, MTS will continue to grow as a leading provider of staffing services to the engineering market.