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Mary Matthews

Mary Matthews is an accomplished executive search partner who has worked successfully across industries and regions with a specialization in Board and C-Suite talent and placement. Read more >

Mary Matthews is an accomplished executive search partner who has worked successfully across industries and regions with a specialization in Board and C-Suite talent and placement.

Mary has worked with clients across industries but primarily in the Consumer, Software (SaaS) Technology and Industrial verticals.  She has recruited world-class board members for both US and European multinationals to diversify gender, age or add technology depth and defend against activists’ activities.  Her board clients have ranged from middle market private and public companies to large multi-national corporations.  Of special note, she has also enjoyed success working with German and Dutch companies to recruit American board members and leadership who can contribute to cross-border-global opportunities and advise on related challenges. 

Prior to joining DHR, Mary founded and led her own search firm for several years, CovenantES Partners, and served as Managing Director and Board Practice leader for other Top 12 firms.  Earlier she contributed to the growth of Korn Ferry International as a Senior Partner working with global clients and private equity investors.  Mary’s corporate career included marketing positions with Kaiser Aluminum and Florida National Bank. 

Mary graduated in business administration from Florida State University and studied for her master’s in organizational psychology at Columbia University.  Currently, Mary is a member, National Association of Corporate Directors, and serves on the Board, Musical Masterworks.  She previously served on the 30% Club, New York Steering Committee; as a Member of the Board, Trustees Committee, Lyme College of Fine Arts.  She has been an active parent volunteer for Dartmouth College, Deerfield Academy and The Chapin School.   < Read less

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New York | North America