Connie has over 25 years of recruiting and business experience, most recently as the Director of Global Talent Acquisition at CFA Institute. In this role, she led the recruitment function, identifying, attracting, evaluating, and hiring senior level executives in the United States, Europe, Middle East, India and China. She managed the internal team as well as contracted recruiters to meet fluctuating volume and attain exceptional talent.
Prior to joining CFA Institute, Connie led Alumni Career Services at the University of Virginia's Darden School, working with thousands of mid-career executives on career management and transitions. She presented alumni career workshops at several top global business schools and assisted employers in attracting business school graduates. She also set strategic direction, developed processes and systems, and built a high impact, flexible team that consistently exceeded the expectations of clients. She also served as Executive Director of MBA Career Services for Working Professionals, the global peer alliance of top 30 graduate business schools worldwide.
Earlier in her career, Connie was a human resources manager at JM Huber Corporation, Engineered Woods Division. She also worked at PepsiCo corporate headquarters as a Strategic Business Planner and in Booz Allen Hamilton's Transportation Consulting Division conducting management consulting projects dealing with economic feasibility, organization development, operations, and strategy.
Connie earned an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and a BS in Marine Transportation from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point.