Don Rivers
Don Rivers has 22 years of recruiting experience. He primarily places Outside Salespeople, Regional Sales Managers, Sales Managers, and Vice Presidents of Sales in the process controls industry along the Gulf Coast.

Don Rivers career began after graduating from McNeese State University and spending 11 years as an officer in the U.S. Army. Don then had a seven year career with Exxon Chemical in Baton Rouge.

In 1988 he embarked upon a career in recruiting with Sales Consultants, a division of MRI. He won over 20 awards to include "Recruiter of the Year" in 1991. In 1995 he and his wife opened DR&A in Lake Charles.

Kristy Rivers
Kristy Rivers has 16 years of experience with DR&A. Her first ten years were spent as a recruiter and office manager. For the past six years she has been in charge of all accounting, accounts payable and receivable activities.

Kristy graduated from Louisiana State University in Elementary Education and received her Masters from L.S.U. in Counseling.

In 2004, Kristy took on accounting responsibilities for the firm and is raising their two children, Caroline and Katelyn.

Erica Leger
Erica Leger began her career with Don Rivers & Associates in August 2014 as an Administrative Assistant. Prior to her employment with DR&A, Erica worked in the Industrial Inspection field for two years. She is a very well-rounded and determined individual. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, friends, and running.

Ryan Mouton
Ryan Mouton began his career with Don Rivers and Associates in December 2014 as an Associate Recruiter. Upon graduation from McNeese State University in Business Management/Marketing, he embarked upon a career in sales over the past 14 years. Two of his major employers included Enterprise Rent-A-Car, AstraZeneca, and Sprint. Ryan has a 19 year old son in the United States Air Force and a 10 year old daughter.

Kaitlyn Solice
Kaitlyn Solice began her career with Don Rivers and Associates in November 2013 as an Administrative Assistant. Kaitlyn is very well organized and has great writing skills. She is currently attending the University of Louisiana at Monroe where she is majoring in psychology. In her spare time Kaitlyn enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Elizabeth Stager
Elizabeth Stage began her career with Don Rivers and Associates in February 2015 as an Administrative Assistant. Elizabeth is very personable and has great organizational skills. She also has great writing skills, which makes her a well-rounded individual. In her spare time Elizabeth enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Jill Tanner
Jill Tanner began her career with Don Rivers & Associates in May 2015 as an Associate Recruiter after graduating college with degrees in professional Sales and Marketing. Jill has both Inside and Outside Sales experience. She is a very driven and determined individual with exceptional customer service skills. When Jill is not busy building strong client relationships she is chasing after her three small children Brody, Ava, and Mika. She also enjoys being on the water, in the stands at sporting events, and cooking out with family.

Kayla Hawkins
Kayla Hawkins began her career at Don Rivers & Associates in April, 2016.  Prior to DR&A Kayla worked for Headwaters Resources, working with the industry's largest environmental, oil, and civil contractors marketing CFB Ash.  She is very dynamic and trustworthy when it comes to dealing with the public.  In her spare time, Kayla enjoys being at the ball field with her two boys, camping, and spending time with her family.


Don Rivers & Associates
119 Jamestown
Lake Charles, LA 70605