kristy k. brown

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With more than 25 years of people-facing business experience, Kristy has recruited and assessed candidates in a myriad of industries and functions, demonstrating acute judgement around candidate skills, culture, and potential. Her experience spans across industries including consumer, healthcare, insurance, professional services and industrial. Kristy has focused on C-Suite executives and senior level leaders including CEOs, CFOs, Heads of Corporate Strategy and General Counsels. Clients praise Kristy's keen assessment skills, client focus, and decisive and efficient process leadership.

After studying psychology, sociology, and human development, Kristy began her executive search career with Korn Ferry International in San Francisco before transferring to the firm's Chicago office. After joining the healthcare practice at Lamalie Amrop International (LAI), Kristy's entrepreneurial spirit led her to join the startup LAIcompass.com as Director of Operations, playing an integral role in building a middle management online search business which was purchased by Monster/TMP Worldwide.

Never formulaic, and with a disarming and compassionate sense of humor, Kristy understands how to craft nuanced and insightful questions when interviewing at the most senior levels. Having reviewed thousands of resumes in her career, Kristy also has an unparalleled ability to match a client's needs with a slate of diverse, uniquely qualified candidates.

Kristy earned a BS in human development and social policy from Northwestern University. She lives in Evanston, Illinois with her husband and their three children. Kristy enjoys entertaining old and new friends, reading, and walking her dogs.

 

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