Albers School of Business and Economics

Mentors

Camila Santistevan

Consultant
Korn/Ferry International

LinkedIn Profile

Company Description

Korn/Ferry International is the largest executive recruiting firm in the world. Since it's inception over 40 years ago, clients have trusted Korn/Ferry to help them recruit world-class leadership talent. Building on this heritage, today the firm is a single source for a wide range of leadership and talent consulting services. With nearly 80 offices in 40 countries, Korn/Ferry assists organizations in attracting, engaging, developing, and retaining their people. Services range from executive recruitment to leadership development programs, enterprise learning, succession planning and recruitment outsourcing.

Job Description

Responsible for conducting high profile, executive searches for top level positions within a multitude of industries. Recruit talented professionals to C-level positions within the technology, non profit, higher education, finance,consumer and life sciences sectors. Network extensively with industry leaders and business community to identify best in class professionals. Conduct interviews, write candidate assesments and check references. Manage relationships with clients, including regular update meetings, presentation and discussion of clients. Recent searches include CEO for large Seattle based museum, CEO for Seattle family foundation, CFO for private Seattle based Univerisity, CTO for medical device company in Portland.

Employment History

Korn/Ferry International, Washington DC Research Manager 2000-2001 IFES (International Development Agency focused on helping governments in developing countries build democratic systems) Recruitment Manager 2002-2004 Korn/Ferry International--Boston and Seattle Senior Associate/Consultant 2004-Present

Education

BS Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt Univeristy , 1999

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Help with resume
Interview practice
Assistance with career development strategy
Assistance with personal branding
Guidance around how to research companies and industries

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Flexible, happy to meet at Seattle U if there is a good area. Coffee Shop, or can meet at the Tower Club Downtown, where I am a member and we can get a private space for one on one meetings.

Additional Information

Background in career coaching and recruiting
Experience helping people with their career exploration process