"A strategic approach to talent solutions"

Services Offered

In addition to Executive Recruiting, Hilmar & Ross offers various services, coaching, and consulting solutions for it’s Clients and Candidates.

    Client/Employer Services

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         Candidate Services

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For 30 years, we’ve successfully managed and completed over 550 custom searches finding the right person for the right career, in the right company. We achieve this constant success for our clients by our steadfast beliefs in servant leadership, integrity and strategy.

Successful Placements

Hilmar & Ross has directed some of the Industries most dynamic searches

      Leadership Placements

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          Start Up Ventures 

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        Project Management

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            Private Equity

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         Specialty Segments


CHRO $3B+ Food Manufacturer

“Hilmar & Ross knows our industry and is genuinely interested in forming strategic partnerships. Ken Smuland takes the time to learn about our business and our leaders and works like one of our own to find the right candidate for every job we have ever asked him to help with. If you are looking for a professional and high quality approach to your talent needs, you will be well-served to partner with Hilmar & Ross.”

President $200mm+ Food Manufacturer/PE Owned

“Ken is an Executive Recruiter who knows our Industry and can find the right talent. He has established a successful recruiting practice being built on a reputation for his work ethic, integrity, and contacts. He successfully placed me in my position several years ago. I found him to be a trusted consultant who knows business and has good insight into people and difficult situations. He listens, provides great service, and is a committed partner. I would highly recommend him and his services for Talent Acquisition and Consulting”