Charlotte Kirks

Vice President
Washington, D.C.

About Charlotte

Based in Washington D.C., Charlotte is a Vice President at Raines supporting the FinTech Practice and working on a variety of projects across the sector. A passionate and inquisitive consultant, she brings broad experience in search, serving as a trusted partner to Boards of Directors and executives across a diverse set of industries. In addition to her Board and CEO-level search experience, Charlotte brings expertise in recruiting a variety of functional leaders across the ESG, Sustainability, Strategy, Finance and Operations, Business Development, and Marketing functions. Given her work, she understands the struggles CEOs and Boards experience in building diverse and inclusive organizations. She is experienced in identifying and supporting diverse and underrepresented talent through the recruitment process and takes pride in the impact she has had over the years.

Industry & Consulting Experience

Charlotte joined Raines after five years with Korn Ferry as a key member of its nonprofit, philanthropy, social enterprise, and education group. In this capacity, she partnered directly with philanthropists, Boards of Directors, and C-suite executives in search development and execution for C-suite and Board level positions. She also worked on searches in the impact investing space and the emergent field of social enterprise.
Prior to her career in search, she recruited and led volunteers for a Washington, D.C. nonprofit combating food insecurity and food waste. As part of the executive team, Charlotte led over a tenfold increase in meals served and the rollout of a new volunteer scheduling platform.

Practice Area



B.S. in International Culture and Politics, Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service

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