Kayla Dowd

Vice President
New York

About Kayla

Kayla Dowd is a Vice President in Raines’ New York City office, bringing expertise in the Consumer Products and Retail sectors. She is a deeply inquisitive and analytical recruiter who enjoys solving talent challenges. Her search practice spans a diverse set of clients under public, private, founder, and private equity ownership. From a functional standpoint, Kayla primarily specializes in general management, sales, marketing, and merchandising searches.

Industry & Consulting Experience

Prior to Raines, Kayla worked with Heidrick & Struggles, where she was a member of the Global Consumer Markets practice. At Heidrick, Kayla recruited across a broad range of industry verticals with a focus on consumer packaged goods, lifestyle products, and omnichannel retail executives. Prior to Heidrick, Kayla held various roles within the nonprofit realm, serving as an intern with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and ranking as a top fundraiser with the Colgate Annual Fund.

Practice Area



BA, Colgate University, History

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