ging_smallGinger Kindred

President and founder, is a veteran of the Sales and Recruiting industry with twenty-five 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 with fortune 500 companies such as Rock-Tenn Company and the legal recruiting industry with Atlanta based Cambridge Partners. Her extensive sales, training 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 “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 firm.

Outside her professional career, Ginger is originally from Stuart, Florida and attended college at East Tennessee State University 1986 obtaining a degree in Biology. 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 the Trenton W. Kindred Research Fund for CURE Childhood Cancer. Ginger currently resides in Sandy Springs, Georgia, with her husband Greg, and their two sons, Taylor and Trenton.

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bonn_smallBonnie Klein

Partner and Recruiting Director, 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.

In addition to her work at Kindred Consultants, Bonnie is the founding partner of Masterplan Career Navigators, 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.

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melissa_small-191Melissa Byman

Sales and Legal Recruiting Partner. Kindred Consultants is pleased to have Melissa Byman partner with us, we’ve known Melissa for years and her professionalism and strengths she brings to Kindred Consultants in the Sales staffing business is most rewarding for our team. Melissa is a partner of KCLLC and subsidiary while being President of Byman Recruiting the past few years. Melissa has been successfully recruiting for the past six years with stellar results and after her first placement two weeks after she started, 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 her clients.

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

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michele_small-191Michele Wilson

Senior Sales and Legal Recruiting Director. Michele is an asset to Kindred Consultants – we are so pleased to have Michele as part of our team. Michele Wilson, joined Byman Recruiting in January 2012 and merged with Kindred Consultants in April of 2014. She previously worked as a project manager/coordinator in the packaging, printing and signage industries, where she participated in the interviewing, hiring and training process. She enjoys the rewarding experience of recruiting, sourcing and screening high quality talent based on client criteria. Michele’s passion is recruiting and retaining a customer-focused sales team that delivers successful results.

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chel_smallChelsey Smith

Chelsey Smith, Director of Recruiting, 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.

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