PENSACOLA, Fla. – Landrum, a full-service human resources firm, has announced the acquisition today of Ceres Talent, Inc.

Founded in 2008, Ceres Talent is a national marketing recruiting firm based in the Washington D.C. Metro area. Ceres Talent offers a variety of flexible models to meet their clients’ marketing talent needs, including interim consultants, consultant-to-permanent placements, and direct full-time placements.

The Ceres Talent team continues to be led by Managing Partners Sue Keith and Kathy McConnell and will maintain its name and brand identity, becoming the fifth brand in the Landrum portfolio of companies.

“The needs of our clients are always top of mind, and we are continually searching for ways to add value,” said Landrum President & CEO Britt Landrum III. “Our acquisition of Ceres Talent enables us to bring laser-focused, world-class service to our clients looking for top marketing talent. Adding this area of expertise to our portfolio is something we are proud to be offering.”

“We are really excited to join the Landrum family of companies,” said McConnell. “Partnering with Landrum gives us the infrastructure we need to support our continued growth, provides expanded career opportunities for our team and will enable us to offer a strong suite of benefits to our interim consultants.”

“While this is a new chapter for Ceres Talent, Kathy and I will continue to manage the firm, along with our amazing team of marketing experts. Landrum’s commitment to making the business of people easier aligns perfectly with our firm’s unwavering commitment to exceptional client and candidate service,” said Keith.

Ceres Talent places candidates in marketing roles, from manager to executive levels, with a people-first focus. As long-time marketing professionals themselves, the Ceres Talent team brings a deep understanding of the industry from both the client and candidate perspectives.

Landrum’s acquisition of Ceres Talent is effective Nov. 1, 2022. Ceres Talent joins hrQ, a human resources search and interim firm, in providing industry-specific recruiting services under the Landrum brand.

  • About Landrum

    Landrum is a full-service HR company that has been providing organizations with exceptional human resources and workforce solutions for more than 50 years. Landrum provides HR Solutions such as employee benefits, payroll and tax compliance support, HR expertise, and workers’ compensation. The company provides specialized HR and Marketing recruiting services through its Talent Solutions service line. It also provides Workforce Solutions for companies who need staffing assistance or help stabilizing their temporary workforce.

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