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Caitlin Kenefick

Managing director

"At Herbert Mines Associates, we pride ourselves on Quality - it is the foundation of our business and permeates into everything we do - Quality of candidates, of our assessments, our references, our communication and in the transparency of our interactions with clients and candidates."

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Caitlin joined Herbert Mines Associates in 2014 as a Senior Associate and was named Vice President in 2017. In 2020, Caitlin was promoted to Managing Director. Prior to joining Herbert Mines Associates, Caitlin was a member of the Global Consumer Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates, specializing in the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods sectors.  In her four years with the firm, she completed a broad range of assignments in retail, beauty and ecommerce.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Caitlin was part of the Global Consumer Practice at Heidrick & Struggles, working in both the New York and Chicago offices.  She supported the Retail, Consumer Packaged Goods, Hospitality and Media sectors across all functional practices.

Originally from San Francisco, Caitlin earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing with an Economics Minor from the University of Denver, where she was President of the Club Ski Team.  She currently lives in New York and serves on the Management Council of the New York Junior League, in addition to being a Young Patron for the American Red Cross, Greater New York Chapter.


Caitlin Kenefick is a Managing Director focusing on high-level search assignments for clients within the retail and consumer products industries. She brings a particular focus on merchandising, marketing, retail/stores, human resources and strategy functions within the retail sector. She has worked extensively with public, private, and private-equity backed clients.

Areas of expertise

• Merchandising
• Marketing
• Retail
• Human Resources & Strategy functions

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