Where talent + teamwork take centerstage

We’re making hiring more human, even at scale.

When connection is prioritized, interviews become more meaningful and talent immediately feel at home. It’s our mission to make this a reality for all organizations.

We dig into the why.

We believe it’s important to assess all potential situations and then act with confidence. We make decisions based on research, and don’t take things at face value.

We raise the bar and expect the same.

We seek to continuously improve ourselves. We plan, track, and evaluate self-performance in ways that foster learning and development and support autonomy.

We don’t trust comfortable.

Change is inevitable. We embrace it and adapt quickly. We walk into uncharted waters without hesitation. We aim to stay constantly open to new ideas and don’t hold onto the status quo.

We choose reality.

Knowing our strengths and saboteurs is important. Recognizing failure as a chance to learn is critical. We seek to understand and specialize in critical feedback that is rooted in positive intent.

We champion cross-functional empathy.

We value our team and believe decisions should be made for the greatest benefit. We design team goals and initiatives with everyone’s input and strive for collaboration.

How we got here

Lever started in 2012 with a clear vision — to connect human potential to meaningful work.
See what we’ve done along the way.











Lever began. With founders Nate Smith, Brian Noguchi, Sarah Nahm, and Randal Truong at the helm, Lever started as an incubator company within Twitter.

Lever raises $2.8 million in a seed round led by SV Angel.

Lever raises $10 million in its Series A round led by Matrix Partners.

Lever reaches a diversity milestone, with minorities representing 49% of Lever’s workforce, a metric we’re committed to maintaining.

Lever Raises $50 Million in Series D Funding to better hiring experiences.

Lever Celebrates their 10th birthday.




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Our leadership team

Meet the leadership team that keeps us inspired to seek our mission and live our values.

Nate Smith

Founder and CEO

Todd Martin


Rob Tomchick


Jessica Green

SVP, Customer Success

Keshila Shannon

SVP, Marketing

Tom Beecher

SVP, Engineering

Lori Ellsworth

SVP, Product

Awards and Recognition

Every accolade is a testament to our employees and culture, so of course we love celebrating our achievements.

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Come work with us

Working at Lever means that you’ll be surrounded by colleagues who are constantly pushing boundaries, thinking two steps ahead of the curve, and meeting the high standards we set for ourselves.

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Our investors

We’re proud to be backed by some of the world’s leading investors.