ging_smallGinger Kindred – Managing Partner & Executive Coach/Founder

President and founder, Ginger is a veteran of the Sales and Recruiting industry with over twenty-five years of sales and senior management experience. She has led the transformation of sales and management teams, while exceeding performance goals and growth expansion for two very diverse industries – High-end display’s and manufacturing with fortune 500 company WestRock, 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 East Tennessee State University – Respiratory Therapy B.S. / 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 at WestRock, previous Co-Chair River Oaks HOA in Sandy Springs, and has Co-chaired the Atlanta Academy School Fundraising and Middle School PTA Chair and member of the Greater Atlanta Christian Parent Association.  Member of Dunwoody United Methodist Church since 1999, a member of the Sandy Spring Chamber and is an active, passionate member and a driven player on the Advisory 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 Trenton (Oglethorpe University) and son Taylor and daughter-n-law Emma.  

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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.

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This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is KevinSpringerHeadshot2019-2-684x1024.jpgKevin Springer – Partner & Recruiting Director

Kevin recently joined Kindred Consultants in 2019 and brings significant recruiting, business and marketing experience to the team. More importantly, his genuine concern for others and his unyielding commitment to matching each candidate with the right position makes him a highly effective advocate for candidates and clients alike.  Kevin believes that strong relationships built on trust and mutual respect are fundamental to success, and this is evident in his relationship-centered approach to recruiting. Kevin focuses on the recruitment of lateral attorneys at all levels, as well as in-house counsel, both in the southeast and nationally.

Prior to joining Kindred Consultants, Kevin worked as a business development and marketing consultant engaging with Fortune 500 companies and top advertising agencies. In his spare time, he enjoys writing fiction, coaching soccer, and spending time with his wife and two boys.

Originally from Maryland, Kevin has lived and worked in the Atlanta area since 2005. He earned his undergraduate and master’s degree from James Madison University, and his MBA from Georgia State University.

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bonn_smallBonnie Klein – Recruiting Consultant

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.

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melissa_small-191Melissa Byman – Partner & Recruiting Consultant

Partner and Recruiting Consultants, Melissa has been a personal and professional friend for over 15 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.

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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.

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