006: Mary Maliff- River guide turned Recruiter

June 15, 2017

This episode is my conversation with Mary Maliff. Mary has been a recruiter in the outdoor biz for a few years and also has tons of outdoor experience including river guiding.

In this conversation we talk about her recreation background, how she became a river guide and how she got her first job in the outdoor biz.

Show Notes


University of Otago

Texas State University- San Marcos

Recreation Administration

Outdoor Educator

River Guide

kind of stumbled into recruiting

still a boater and does some surfing, climbing and snowboarding

First exposure to the outdoors

summer camp

first job was at same summer camp she attended

Things we talked about

Recreation degrees

River Guiding

Summer Camp

What recruiters do

Tips How to work with recruiters

“great time to get involved in the outdoor industry, get out and get involved”


daily runs with her dog


Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

The Monkey Wrench Gang, Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

reads a lot on her Kindle

Connect with Mary

email:  mary@theforestgroup.com



The Forest Group

Vista Camps

The Conservation Alliance


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