Meet the Team
Our Leadership Team
Our Leadership Team is at the heart of HelloKindred’s ethos, exemplifying our dedication to authentic connections in the professional world. In steering our strategic direction, the team ensures that every decision is rooted in our mission to nurture enduring partnerships while upholding the highest standards of service. Their vision is what keeps us inspired, connected, and constantly moving forward.
Matt is the Chief Executive and founder of HelloKindred. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, HelloKindred has built a reputation for delivering results and customer satisfaction through its contemporary business model.
As a long-time member and leader of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) and Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Matt has a passion for learning and sharing insights with fellow business owners and executives. His educational background includes a B.Com. in Business Economics, a post-graduate diploma in Management, and executive education qualifications from MIT and Harvard Business School.
Matt always seeks new opportunities to collaborate, innovate, and positively impact the marketing industry.
As the Chief Commercial Officer for HelloKindred, Roland oversees commercial teams in the UK, South Africa, Canada and the United States, working closely with our clients and their commercial partners to design solutions, performance contracts and commercial models that best support their objectives and resourcing demands for their marketing and communications operations.
Thea is responsible for meeting the needs and expectations of clients through high-quality service delivery and exceptional client experience. She is dedicated to building the right team for your business, providing a service that helps you achieve your goals. Thea works with clients and stakeholders to develop good relationships, drive positive change, and make sure everyone is on the same page when it comes to business strategies. She thrives when working collaboratively; and works hard to inspire and encourage those who work with her.
Our Commercial Team
At HelloKindred, our mission is to empower your business objectives and successes. We are committed to understanding your unique challenges and goals to deliver your desired results. Our Commercial Team crafts the very best marketing, creative, and digital talent solutions with a personal touch. Global talent; local solutions – at your fingertips.
As Commercial Partner for North America, Cindi uses her expertise to drive client growth in the region, providing companies with flexible marketing resources, access to worldwide creative talent and innovative digital solutions. She is passionate about helping people develop in their careers, and over the course of her career has placed over 250 professionals in operations, information technology, data science, digital, IoT, and marketing positions.
As Commercial Partner for the UK, Fraser leads new business development as well as client growth throughout the UK. He is passionate about his clients’ success, and facilitates this by connecting them with exceptional, worldwide talent. This includes creating flexible staffing or studio solutions to suit their every need.
With a background in advertising and marketing, Megan has a unique understanding of the needs of both our associates and our clients. Perfectly suited to building bespoke, innovative solutions, Megan is a strategically minded creative thinker with a friendly demeanor, a broad network, and a passion for problem solving and client management.
Megan is committed to developing and nurturing mutually beneficial long-term partnerships in the region.
With nearly twenty years’ experience in the marketing and communication agency sector, Teodora is an established leader in building high-performing multidisciplinary teams to service blue-chip clients from the B2C and B2B space.
She believes that in today’s ever-changing business environment, humanness is a catalyst for creating extraordinary results. Teodora is passionate about helping marketeers drive business transformation though high-quality agile talent solutions that deliver creativity, innovation, and sustainable commercial success.
As Commercial Partner for the UK, Andrew – better known as Andy – is responsible for business development within the staffing arm of HelloKindred. Having spent his career working in business development, he enjoys meeting new clients and building long-lasting relationships in which HelloKindred becomes an extension of their business. Andrew has been successful in building a number of key strategic partnerships with several direct clients as well as RPOs and MSPs. Working in recruitment for the last 10 years, he has gained a deep understanding of companies’ individual needs and how to build a flexible recruitment solution that works.
Our Talent Acquisition Team
The Talent Acquisition Team at HelloKindred is the bridge between outstanding professionals and the businesses that need them. They’re not just recruiters; they’re career matchmakers who believe in the power of the perfect fit. This remarkable team fulfills our promise of finding talent that not only meets your criteria but also resonates with your company’s culture and values, ensuring a harmonious and productive partnership. They are our clients’ favorite.
Leis leads a client-centric, customer service-focused team that sources marketing and creative talent for global teams. With over 15 years of experience in recruitment and HR for renowned organizations and nearly a decade’s worth of experience in the recruiting agency space, her skills lie in developing, shaping, and filling the talent pipelines of global, matrixed businesses. She is passionate about the importance of empathy and compassion in the growth and development of teams. She works closely with our local and executive leadership on talent strategy and metrics.
Diana is well versed in all aspects of recruitment and selection, including attracting, and retaining top talent across all levels. She has over eight years of experience sourcing talent for well-known global clients with a focus on marketing, communications, and creative roles. She is adept at developing and managing relationships with clients, understanding their unique hiring needs, and providing tailored solutions. In addition, Diana recruits for internal permanent positions at HelloKindred, partnering with our internal stakeholders to understand their hiring needs and source and attract top-tier talent.
Diana takes a human-centered approach to recruitment, ensuring that not only are clients are satisfied with their hires; her candidates are also matched up with great opportunities that contribute to their career growth.
Nishila is a dedicated Talent and Sourcing Specialist who provides exceptional support in finding the right candidates for our global clients across the US, Canada, UK, and South Africa. Nishila brings to HelloKindred a wealth of experience in Talent Sourcing spanning marketing, technology, and creative sectors.
Nishila’s approach involves exploring various channels to identify and attract top talent tailored to each unique opportunity. Her commitment to staying abreast of emerging sourcing trends and best practices reflects her passion for continuously enhancing talent sourcing processes, ensuring optimal results for our clients.
Maredol manages recruitment processes for global Fortune 500 clients, specializing in marketing, advertising, digital, business, and creative talent, primarily within North America. With over a decade of experience, she is known for her expertise in diverse industries including the marketing, technology, and creative sectors. She excels in recruiting for various roles and is an advocate for DEI and CSR principles in the workplace.
Maredol is passionate about providing top-quality candidates and forming strong client partnerships for short- and long-term staffing needs. She collaborates with clients, hiring managers and internal teams, ensuring efficient recruitment processes.
Nom has worked with HelloKindred for over 11 years, and she has been in her current Talent Acquisition Specialist role for close to three years now. Nom is responsible for managing the end-to-end recruitment process for both global and local South African and UK clients, with a focus on marketing, communication, and creative roles.
Her dedication and commitment to clients is evident in the high-caliber talent that she provides, while ensuring a seamless and worry-free experience. In addition, she takes pride in her ability to consistently deliver a positive candidate experience, and her passion lies in helping people achieve their career aspirations.
With over a decade of dedicated experience in talent acquisition, Jodi is known for delivering exceptional results across diverse sectors. Jodi is deeply passionate about the pursuit of identifying and attracting the most exceptional talent for clients. She specializes in developing and executing effective talent acquisition strategies and comprehensive hiring plans.
What sets Jodi apart is her commitment to fostering careers, not merely filling positions. Her mission is to make a lasting impact by connecting individuals with roles that not only meet their immediate needs but also align with their long-term career goals, contributing to the overall success of both the employee and the company.