ging_smallGinger Kindred – Managing Partner/Founder

President and founder, Ginger is a veteran of the Sales and Recruiting industry with twenty-six years of sales and senior management experience. Since 1992, she has led the transformation of sales and management teams, while exceeding performance goals and growth expansion for two very diverse industries – corrugated display manufacturing and high-end display’s with fortune 500 company Rock-Tenn Company, and vice president of client sales and recruiting for the legal recruiting industry with Atlanta based Cambridge Partners. Her extensive sales, training, recruiting and management background makes her ideally suited to assess and meet both the client and candidate needs of Kindred Consultants, which she founded in 2009. 

Ginger personally and genuinely “loves to help people” and she has carried that desire to a professional level where she is involved in every recruiting detail at Kindred Consultants. Her personal involvement and hands on approach ensures a successful relationship between candidate and client.

Outside her professional career, Ginger is originally from Stuart, Florida and attended college at East Tennessee State University 1986 major in Biology as certified respiratory therapist/minor Business Management.  As a resident of Atlanta for the past 30 years, Ginger has served as Co-Chair on several political panels, has been on the Executive Board of Woman in Packaging & Display, Co-chaired the United Way Corporate Sponsorship programs, presided over the River Oaks HOA in Sandy Springs, and has Co-chaired the Atlanta Academy School Fundraising and Middle School PTA Chair. She is currently an active member of Dunwoody United Methodist Church, a member of the Sandy Spring Chamber and is an active, passionate member and a driven player on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee Board of CURE Childhood Cancer and oversees the Trenton W. Kindred Research Fund benefiting research through CURE Childhood Cancer. Ginger currently resides in Sandy Springs, Georgia, with her husband Greg, and their two sons, Taylor (Georgia State University student) and Trenton (Greater Atlanta Christian School).

To contact Ginger, please email:ginger@kindredconsultants.com

 

Greg Kindred – Chief Operations Officer/Co-Founder

As COO of Kindred Consultants, Greg prides himself on fine-tuning the details for the operations of Kindred Consultants.  Listening to the management team and understanding what they desire or needs for both client and candidate is key in order to maintain best practices across our platform. His attention to detail to find the right operational needs, financial support and marketing plans for the company as well as, the vision to strategically add talent to the management team is crucial for the company’s sustainability.

Greg is a native of Florida and a Board Member of Cure Childhood Cancer. He also enjoys assistant coaching youth baseball and football, small group bible study with close friends and serves in varying capacities within Dunwoody United Methodist Church.  Greg earned his Bachelors Degree in Communications from Florida State University in 1987.

To contact Greg, please email: kindredconsultantsllc@gmail.com

 

bonn_smallBonnie Klein – Partner & Recruiting Consultant

Partner and Recruiting Director, Bonnie has played an integral part of the success of Kindred Consultants since joining the firm in 2012. A native of Michigan and a graduate of Michigan State University and Brooklyn Law School, Bonnie began her professional career as an attorney and practiced law for ten years. In 2004, Bonnie realized her strength and passion was in outplacement and career counseling within the legal profession and for the past nine years has been devoted to those efforts earning her recognition as one of Atlanta’s top recruiting specialists. In addition to her skills with contract staffing and permanent placement, she also provides strategic consulting services for current practice amplification or through transition.

Bonnie is an active Member of GAWL’s Special Events and Public Policy Committees and a former Member of the Board of the Georgia Association of Woman Lawyers Foundation. Bonnie also commits her time to several local organizations serving Atlanta’s women and girls and is an involved parent at The Galloway School (Go Scots!) and The Temple.

Although a Michigan native, Bonnie has lived and worked in Taipei, New York, Washington, DC and Philadelphia. She currently resides in Atlanta, GA with her son, Ethan.

To contact Bonnie, please email:bonnie@kindredconsultants.com

 

melissa_small-191Melissa Byman – Partner & Recruiting Consultant

Partner and Recruiting Director, we’ve known Melissa for years and her professionalism and strengths she brings to Kindred Consultants from her previous Sales & Marketing staffing business is most rewarding for our team. Melissa has been successfully recruiting for the past eight years with stellar results and after her first placement with Kindred Consultants Legal practice, Melissa found her passion in the recruiting world, she enjoys the hunt, the drive, and the challenge that it gives her in finding talented candidates for our clients.

Melissa has a clear understanding of the day-to-day recruitment process and is accountable for meeting the hiring goals of her candidates. This involves talent acquisition with a focus on developing and implementing recruitment plans and strategies. Melissa works hard to help our clients acquire and retain key employees. She understands how your recruiting needs tie to business objectives and is able to identify top candidates in order to achieve success in the recruiting process for our clients.

To contact Melissa, please email:melissa@kindredconsultants.com

chel_smallChelsey Smith – Recruiting Consultant

Chelsey Smith, Recruiting Consultant, joined Kindred Consultants in 2013. Before joining Kindred Consultants, Chelsey worked in Human Resources in varying industries including Legal and Profit Optimization. She began her recruiting career in order to marry her love for customer service with her passion for assisting candidates in finding the right career path. With over six years of customer service experience, Chelsey brings a personable approach to the process of developing client and candidate relationships. She is passionate about building strong relationships with clients and candidates alike, and providing a seamless experience with Kindred Consultants.

A New Orleans native, Chelsey graduated from the University of New Orleans in with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

To contact Chelsey, please email:chelsey@kindredconsultants.com