Doug Miller

Chief Executive Officer

Email: doug@sales-talent.com



Doug founded Strategic Sales Search in 1987 and has spent the better part of 30 years helping technology companies build work class sales teams. He was also the co-founder of Continuecare, which is a publicly traded medical rehabilitation and staffing firm. From the beginning Doug and his software sales recruiting team have been a force in the technology recruitment world placing some of the top sales, sales support, leadership and marketing talent in the domain.

In 2007, he merged his firm with Sales Consultants to create one of the most experienced search firms in North America. The combined organizations offer almost 100 years of combined recruiting experience which has created an unparalleled candidate database and working relationships with the top sales and marketing producers in the technology space.

Doug’s clients include some of the largest and fastest growing enterprise software companies in North America. Companies like Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, JDA, Infor, Salesforce.com, Citrix, EMC, Cisco plus 100’s of start up’s and emerging technology companies trust him to make sure they have the best sales and marketing talent available on their team’s.

Amy Ruddle

Vice President of Business Development

Email: amy@sales-talent.com



Since 1995 Amy has been helping technology companies build exemplary sales, sales management, and systems engineering teams for the commercial, carrier and federal markets. Amy is responsible for our ongoing recruiting efforts in our security and unified communications practices.

She has always provided superior recruitment services in a timely manner while matching clients’ requirements with candidates’ career goals yielding long term success for both parties. She has exceeded quota virtually every year and is a perennial pacesetter.

She is a recognized leader in the recruiting field, with a large network of hiring managers in the technology domain and working relationships with some of the top producers in the space.

Josh Rock

Vice President of Recruiting

Email: josh@sales-talent.com



Since joining Strategic Sales Search in 2012, Josh has been placing the best sales talent in the software industry. Josh has helped build the Software Applications practice and is known industry-wide in Cloud, SAAS, SCM, ERP, BI & Analytics, Social Media, and Digital Advertising.

He’s had significant success placing senior sales executives, individual sales contributors, channels, alliances, and business development executives. Josh has also filled many executive management searches for SVP’s of Sales throughout the technology industry.

Josh has a very straightforward, direct approach to scouring, assessing, and delivering talent that has produced incredible results for his clients. He feels his style and confidence earns the trust of his clients and his delivery of results earns him long-term partnerships.

Nate Weldon

National Sales Recruiter

Email: nate@sales-talent.com



Since joining the team in 2001, Nate has been placing some of the top and best enterprise sales talent in the industry.  Nate has been a stable part of the leadership team within our firm and is known in the technology industry for working with the elite sales executives specializing in Cloud, SAAS, SCM, HCM, BI & Analytics, and Demand Generation just to name a few.

Throughout his tenure, Nate has experienced great success placing senior sales executives, pre-sales engineers, sales management and marketing executives in all levels.

One of the things that truly make Nate and our entire firm unique is the relationship based approach we take with our clients and candidates.  This style allows to build trust and be the “go to” recruiter for sales execs throughout the U.S.

Harlan Cooper

National Sales Recruiter

Email: harlan@sales-talent.com



Harlan has been working with Strategic Sales Search since 2008, He has been placing the best sales and pre-sales talent in the software industry for almost 20 years. Harlan has worked with early stage start-ups to the largest companies covering a variety of software verticals. He’s had significant success placing senior sales executives all the way up to VP level. Harlan finds passive candidates that are not actively on the market. He has the uncanny ability to find the best sales talent and engage them enough to talk to his clients about making a potential move. He has incredible relationships and contacts all over North America. Harlan leverages those contacts to add value to his clients.

Kayla MacKenzie

Research Director

Email: kayla@sales-talent.com



As a member of the Technology team at Strategic Sales Search since 2015, Kayla currently manages all research for that practice area.  She is responsible for the development of the “search roadmap” for the majority of our search projects, and oversees all of our database activity, original sourcing and use of the Web tools.  Kayla handles as many as 5-15 searches concurrently and plays and instrumental role in the success of the firm’s top producers.

Nicole Haas

Research Associate

Email: nicole@sales-talent.com



Nicole joined the firm in 1995. She and her practice partners manage projects, placing Sales, Pre-Sales Engineers, Sales Management and Marketing talent for technology firms including hardware, software, and IT consulting organizations. Their client list includes some of the most recognizable logos in the technology domain. Nicole graduated with a degree in Business Administration; and a concentration in Marketing. She began her career with Strategic Sales Search as a Researcher and rapidly moved up the ranks to her current position.

Pam Brinley

Director of Administration

Email: pam@sales-talent.com



Pam is clearly one of the reasons we have enjoyed such outstanding results. She is the glue that holds us together and is in charge of making sure our first impression with candidates and companies is a good one. Pam is also responsible for the firm’s technology management. Her duties include: development and management of digital media used to successfully market our services to client companies; development of broad advertisement and search techniques to sources qualified candidates.

World Class Recruiting Team

In addition to our experienced management and operations team we employ exceptionally well-trained, world-class recruiters. Our recruiters are divided into teams based on geography and specific technology niches. Each search is led by a Vice President or Partner that drives each project and vets every candidate.

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