Carol Hartman is an executive recruiting strategist and a recognized leader in helping companies achieve their business objectives. With 25 years of retained executive search experience, Carol works with companies to develop talent acquisition strategies and place candidates with a diverse range of expertise and backgrounds in executive-level and board positions.
As a leader and member of the firms’ management committee, Carol and her team work with clients providing advice and execution on key growth strategies, risk management, and succession planning. Carol has worked with private equity, cybersecurity, fintech and financial services, real estate and startup companies. She is often retained to help clients in other industry segments recruit board of director members and financial leaders.
Carol joined DHR International in 2013 and is currently the Global Managing Partner for Financial Services. Since she joined the company, Carol has been one the firm’s top recruiters and a key contributor in the growth of DHR International, a global boutique with more than 40 offices. Her practice today includes fintech, cybersecurity, and global financial services clients. Prior to becoming an executive recruiter, Carol worked for Oppenheimer & Co, Inc’s ALM Group, Kidder Peabody, Dean Witter Capital Markets and Sutro & Co. in a variety of sales, capital markets, and management roles. That experience, and 25 years in recruiting, has given her a deep understanding of diversity, board of directors selection, and succession planning within financial services and technology, specifically.
Carol served on the board of advisors for both the Henry Kravis Leadership Institute and the Financial Economics Institute. She has previously served as the Alumni Association President and as a member of the board of trustees at Claremont McKenna College. Carol has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Claremont McKenna College.