With a 20+ year career in search, Carmen spent over a decade supporting technology focused start-ups, mid-sized companies and fast-growing organizations to identify and hire their leadership talent. She helped build their teams by placing finance, engineering, human resources, sales, operations, product management and marketing executives—many of these organizations went on to be listed on the NYSE, TSE and NASDAQ.

Since 2011, Carmen has been dedicated to retained and interim executive search. She has supported the hiring successes of clients in the publicly traded, private and broader public sector.

Carmen has spent the last six years securing broader public sector leaders who are adept at leading infrastructure and community services, economic development, communications, fundraising, HR transformation, transportation, technology infrastructure as well as urban planning.

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  • filled C-level roles for leading economic development, capital development, technology, finance, security, and social innovation clients in the private and public sector
  • interim placements include senior executive roles spanning HR operations, change management, organizational development and recruitment, internal audit, general operations and administration, customer service, and technology, specifically in the following sectors: academic, healthcare, insurance, banking, retail, consumer packaged goods, not-for-profit and transportation
  • worked hand in hand with clients to build out their executive and leadership teams—supporting full cycles to hire

Of interest...

  • a former fashion designer turned executive search professional; she likes to stay in touch with her creative side through encaustic painting. Learn more about Carmen in her Faces of Farber profile

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Education & qualifications

  • B.A. (Hons) Western University, Human Relations and Social Organization
  • A.A.S Degree Fashion Institute of Technology, Fashion Marketing and Merchandizing
  • Various e-sourcing seminars and workshops with trainers like Moore Essentials, Social Talent, Social HR and #HRU