Rachel Budlong

Rachel Budlong

Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Rachel Budlong is Co-founder and Managing Partner of StellarHire Partners. Her career spans over 16+ years in the Search Industry. Prior to founding SHP, Rachel began her career in sales. Some companies she has worked for include QUALCOMM, and SOMC Software. She excelled, rising through the ranks in Sales, Channel Management and Leadership.


Recruitment and Examples of Positions Filled



Rachel has a successful track record in filling key leadership roles in sales, marketing, support, engineering, operations, and professional


She has helped her clients build top producing sales teams in new & existing markets and underperforming territories.

Account Management

Rachel has led successful recruitment efforts for customer success with companies like Salesforce.com, Eloqua, Jigsaw and Marketo within client services, land and expand, and retention.


Senior sales engineers are also in her resume of successful recruiting efforts. These include system engineers, solution architects, senior solution consultants, and technical architects.

Professional Services

Professional services recruiting is a strong suit as well. With retained filled positions in enterprise and corporate services, senior instruction, and global services.


Technical recruitment efforts include; courseware engineers, software engineers, application engineers, developers, technical leadership

Focus and Scope of Rachel’s Recruitment

  • Enterprise Sales
  • Mid-Market Sales
  • Channel Sales
  • Pre Sales
  • Account Management Professional Services
  • Alliances – OEM, ISV, SIs
  • Marketing – Product Management, Product Marketing, Communications, Community Management, Demand Generation, Field Marketing, PR, Communications, Inbound Marketing, and SEO
  • Professional Services
  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing Enablement & Operations

She has worked with companies such as Eloqua, Veeam Software, Jigsaw, InsideView, Marketo, Salesforce.com and many others.

In addition to recruiting, Rachel has worked closely with hiring managers to improve recruitment processes by developing and disseminating hiring processes and implementing better interviewing practices. Due to her work, the quality of new hires and speed in getting them increased and the cost in hiring decreased.

Rachel is passionate and committed to helping high tech companies grow to their highest potential with the best performing candidates possible.

Groups & Professional Associations

  • Women 2.0, Member
  • American Staffing Association, Member
  • The Recruiter Network, Member
  • ERE.net, Member