Doug Miller

Chief Executive Officer

Email: doug@sales-search.com



Doug founded Sales Search International in 1987 and has spent the better part of 30 years helping technology companies build world-class sales teams. From the beginning, Doug and his software sales recruiting team have been a force in the technology recruitment industry, 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 100+ years of recruiting experience with an unparalleled candidate database and working relationships with the top sales and marketing producers in the technology space.

As a member of the Pinnacle Society—made up of the top 75 recruiters in the world—Doug’s clients include some of the largest and fastest growing enterprise software companies in North America.

Our numbers speak for themselves: 

  • 3,000+ placements over three decades
  • Only five replacement searches out of 3,000+ placement
  • 3-to-1 interview to hire ratio
  • 98% one-year placement/stick rate
  • Average search length is 4-6 weeks from engagement to offer
  • 100+ years combined recruiting experience in technology niche

If you are a vital contributor for a technology company and are tired of getting calls on the “the next best thing,” contact Doug today: doug@sales-search.com.

Amy Ruddle

Vice President of Business Development

Email: amy@sales-search.com



Amy Ruddle is a respected search expert in several niche areas. Her practice specialties include cybersecurity, enterprise communication services and cloud computing. She partners with her clients to identify, attract and onboard accomplished sales, sales management and sales engineering talent. Amy has been especially adept at helping private equity and venture backed companies drive significant revenues.

Amy’s strategy is a commitment to her industry and clients delivering 25 years of results and, in return, building a fiercely loyal client and candidate base. Her priority is matching clients’ requirements with candidates’ career goals, yielding long-term success for both parties.

Amy joined Sales Consultants in 1995, which then merged with Sales Search International. She has exceeded quota virtually every year and is a perennial Pacesetter. She was also awarded the Foundation Builders Award for demonstrating long-term leadership skills.

Jeremy Adlon

National Sales Recruiter

Email: Jeremy@sales-search.com



Jeremy has been placing some of the top and best enterprise sales talent in the industry.  Jeremy 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, Jeremy 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 Jeremy 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.

Kayla MacKenzie

Research Director

Email: kayla@sales-search.com



As a member of the Technology team at Sales Search International 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.

Pamela Brinley 

Director of Administration

Email: pam@sales-search.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 IT Sales Recruiting team and other 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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