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Business. Technology. Talent.



Paving the way for seamless success

Client Industries

We support a diverse range of businesses

For more than two decades, we've bridged the gap between a company's talent requirements and high-quality candidates.

Initially focused on supporting the insurance sector, Seeds Consulting has since evolved into a prominent firm in other industries.

Whether you operate in insurance, technology, or beyond, our solutions are crafted to be universally applicable, ensuring that businesses of all kinds can benefit from our expertise.

Beyond placement, Seeds is committed to nurturing talent and fostering career growth.

Our mentorship programs, industry insights, and continuous learning opportunities empower our partners to thrive in their roles, contributing not only to the success of the organizations we serve but also to the professional development of the leaders we place.

Our Expertise

Seamless Services

Engage with our solutions

From initial contact, every step is designed with ease and efficiency in mind.

Our plug-and-play approach to engagement ensures the process is straight forward, enabling clients to focus on their objectives rather than grappling with finding the right growth solution.

With open and transparent communication, defined workflows, and strategic placement, we lead the way for a seamless journey and empowering our clients to effortlessly reach their desired outcomes.

Talent Solutions

Specialized in identifying and attracting top-tier talent for your organization ensuring a seamless match for immediate and long-term success

  • Executive Recruiting
  • Direct Placement
  • Contract / Contract-Hire Staffing

Consulting Services

We keep you on track by spinning-up teams quickly, creating a comprehensive solution roadmap, staying nimble with transparency, delivering the business objectives with excellence, while still meeting deadlines and budget goals

  • Deliverables Based
  • Project-Based
  • Managed Services
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Our Approach & Commitment

We prioritize client-specific requirements while considering the broader industry context for maximum impact


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in open, active, and collaborative discussions. Conduct a needs analysis of process, challenges, and desired outcomes


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solution options that are scalable and flexible to accommodate changes in the client’s business environment


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and deliver on established milestones that ensure the success of business outcomes, stakeholders, and teams


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High standard

of performance while communicating progress to ensure success of the defined goals and objectives


Sentiment over the years

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Seeds Consulting has been an important partner in our success and I often value the advice and counsel more than the talent they deliver.

-B.G., Client

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Seeds is a partner in the truest sense of the word. I have been at this for 37 years and they are the only recruiters I TRUST.

-D.F., Client

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Seeds Consulting is a firm that has impacted 100s of people’s lives through direct career changes/transitions, improving companies cultures, units, departments, entire new companies formed largely by the ripples caused by their efforts, too many to really know what impact they have made.

- R.G., Client

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Seeds Consulting’s professionalism, compassion, and knowledge are the perfect recipe for success.

-J.A., Client

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Seeds’ dedication to their clients and staff is truly admirable and they are fortunate to have strong leaders looking out for their best interest.

-D.A., Client

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I know that no one cares more about the people they serve more than Seeds Consulting! They are truly a blessing to their clients.

-H.S., Candidate

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Seeds Consulting is an amazing company. Their team and the longevity of the firm are a testament to their work ethic, brains, guts, and of course their sense of humor.

-A.W., Candidate

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Seeds Consulting connects good people to good opportunities. I've come to rely on their intuition, good judgment, and experience.

-T.D., Client

Looking for your next move?

Candidates choose to work with us because we offer more than just job placements; we provide a holistic and enriching professional experience that aligns with career aspirations. Our commitment lies in cultivating connections leading to long-term success for both the person and organizations or projects they engage with.

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Get Connected!

We're constantly expanding our candidate network and assisting them in professional preparation for their introduction to the portfolio of companies we endorse.

If you are interested in finding the perfect role, please upload your resume below and we will be in touch!

About Seeds

People Matter.

We are a women-owned executive recruiting firm who has been serving small businesses to Fortune 500 companies for over 20 years.

Our founder created Seeds Consulting with a vision to redefine the standards of talent acquisition, where candidates and clients would feel listened to, supported, and cared for throughout their career. Our team of senior specialists continue to foster this same culture, and are committed to empowering clients with tailored strategies that unlock the possibilities.

We got our start in insurance, and since have expanded into other industries, but our legacy stands as a testament to our unwavering commitment and dedication to cultivating success for our clients in each industry we serve.

Our success comes from putting the human at the center of everything we do – whether it be ensuring the placement or project is the right fit for a candidate, or creating the right custom solution for our client. Doing what’s right for people is what drives us.

We believe in our founding principles of integrity, transparency, and a relentless pursuit of exceptional talent ... and a little sense of humor goes a long way!

Meet Our Executive Team

Kim Milbauer

Managing Partner

Kim Milbauer is a seasoned executive with a distinguished career in the field of consulting, bringing over 26 years of expertise in guiding organizations towards strategic excellence and sustainable growth. She is recognized for her dynamic leadership, transformative vision, and commitment to delivering exceptional value to clients.

Known for a people -centered approach, Kim has fostered enduring relationships with a diverse portfolio of clients- ranging from small boutique companies to Fortune 100. She is committed to understanding client needs, delivering tailored solutions, and exceeding expectations. Her ability to forge strong partnerships has been instrumental in her reputation for delivering excellence.

Kim is a graduate of CSU Chico. She and her husband live in Lincoln, California with their two beautiful daughters.

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Jennifer Hickerson

Founder & Managing Partner

Jenn founded Seeds Consulting more than 20 years ago and built it into the premier insurance consulting and recruiting firm in CA. She has worked with hundreds of brokerages, carriers, and PEOs.

This has allowed her to study, observe and understand the models within the insurance industry, and gain the reputation as a superior strategist to help her clients grow their firms while retaining their best talent. Her network & pipeline is unsurpassed as she has personally placed over a 100 MM in producer blocks.

Jenn is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She and her family share their Auburn farm in California with twelve goats, five chickens, and a bossy chihuahua.

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