Helping Great Companies Recruit High Impact Talent.

Our team has built and fostered business relationships for the past twenty-two years, with some of the best and brightest technology talent. We are trusted guides to help optimize careers in the complex and growing technology industry.

Our team

Evelyn Miliani

President & CEO

Evelyn has over twenty-five years of experience in the recruitment industry and is an expert at conducting Behavioral Interviews to understand a candidates’ motivations and work preferences based on their past work experiences.

Evelyn is an active Sacramento community leader participating in initiatives with the NORCAL HIMSS Sacramento MeetUp Group where she heads up MeetUp Conferences to bring innovators and the business community together for forward momentum in technology for the healthcare industry. She is also a member of the MedStart Advisory Board.

Evelyn has a passion for workforce development in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields and visualizes a vibrant Sacramento where innovative companies thrive here as a result of a robust workforce. Evelyn is working to help make that happen by aligning students and career opportunities in STEM.

Kirsten Morales

Sourcing Manager

As a Sourcing Manager, Kirsten identifies sales leads and sources and screens candidates using the latest technology to build our talent pool of candidates. She performs market research and analytics using AI tools including market availability reports based on company profiles, industry, job requirements, and location.

Rita Phillips


Rita Phillips performs Reference Checks and Special Projects for Avanti. Rita’s extensive and broad-based HR experience emanates from a long career as a manager and a supervisor with the Federal Government.

Rita provides informative and comprehensive reference checking, enabling clients to gain valuable insight about potential candidates. Rita’s ability to ask the right questions and provide meaningful input help meet the challenge of matching Talent with the right opportunity.

Rita also assists CEO Evelyn Milani with ongoing functions. She employs finely honed skills, dedication, and passion to enhance and maintain Avanti’s operations and its reputation as a leader in the staffing industry.

Jill Douglas

Executive Assistant

As an Executive Assistant, Jill assists with coordinating interviews for clients and candidates, managing schedules, and handles the overall office operational and administrative tasks.

Marta Kingsbury

Senior Recruiter

Marta Kingsbury brings over 20 years of service-driven recruiting to Avanti. Marta's worked in a variety of technology driven companies, both start-ups and global organizations. Marta has a deep passion for sourcing and recruiting recognized by hiring managers and candidates. She prides herself on working with stellar organizations that seek top talent and highly value candidates that have both the skills and experience, as well as the right fit for both parties.

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