About Crystal Equation

Crystal Equation™ is a certified woman-owned business providing resources within the technology sector. Service offerings include professional services, contract/consulting, and direct placement services. Our core strength stems from our ability to source the “hard-to-find” technology resources with a limited, high-demand talent pool. We offer contract staffing, direct hire staffing, and managed services.

Crystal Equation™ looks to partner with and support global efforts that help companies improve the ecology of the planet and develop products and services to enhance the human race.


Crystal Equation™ was founded in 2006 by Christine Terman as a professional services company serving the technology industry. Christine has more than 27 years of experience in the staffing/contracting/professional services industry. In 2010, she acquired Chemtech LTD, a leading staff augmentation company which was Christine’s previous employer, creating a seasoned management team.


We will continue to grow and diversify our client base in order to reach our goal of becoming the nationwide leader in providing technology resources for leading-edge companies. We commit the highest level of quality, integrity, and results to our employees and customers through teamwork and community. We consistently exceed our customers’ expectations by delivering exceptional service on time and within budget.


To provide uncompromising standards in professional support services; to save our clients valuable time by offering viable resources for project and program execution; to offer our experience and skills as a support mechanism for building and sustaining excellence within our clients’ organizations.

Diversity and Inclusion

Crystal Equation™ integrates diversity and inclusion practices to create a work environment where individual differences are valued and serve as a source for collective empowerment. We support a respectful workplace that enables our workforce to strive to be their best. It is through diversity and inclusion that we add value to our end customers with a range of perspectives. Diversity and inclusion are CEO-level priorities and considered important throughout all levels of management, along with work-life balance and individual wellness.


Meet the Team

Christine Terman

President & CEO

Julie Selders

Vice President

Ana Apostolescu

Director of HR & Operations

Bruce Lee

Manager of San Jose Office

Max McIlwaine

Manager of San Francisco Office

Mischa Mohamed

Manager of Chicago Headquarters

Anna Howell

HR, Operations & Quality Manager