Carolyn joined Parker Remick in 2018. Prior to joining PR she led searches for Expedia and all its brands globally. In her previous role at Spencer Stuart she executed searches as a member of the global technology practice. Earlier in her career Carolyn worked for Korn/Ferry International in Australia and the US and Heidrick & Struggles in Australia, Japan and the US focusing on technology leadership roles.
Carolyn has a BA Hons in History from the University of Melbourne.
Fun Facts about Carolyn: She is keen home cook who loves trying new recipes and supporting her local farmers market. When not in her kitchen she enjoys hiking in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and planning her next travel adventure.
Sara is a Principal Consultant on our team. She has a BA in Government and Environmental Science & Policy from The College of William and Mary. Fun Facts about Sara: She spent the first part of 2016 hiking 1,022 miles of the Appalachian Trail, from Springer Mountain, GA to Harper’s Ferry, WV. She also enjoys skiing and playing field hockey.
Pat is a Principal Consultant on our team. Most recently Pat was an Analyst at Goldman Sachs. He has a BEng in Industrial Engineering from University of Michigan. Fun Facts about Pat: He is an avid Green Bay Packers fan and loves the outdoors, skiing and hiking.
A Co-Founder of Parker Remick, Rob is a consultant with the firm. He advises both public and private companies (funded by the world’s top tech investors) on leadership searches in engineering, product management, UX and design, and marketing.
Kevin and Rob partnered in 2000, as the firm transitioned its headquarters from Europe to the United States where it has steadily grown. Earlier, Rob ran an interior design firm and then started an online marketplace for home furnishing consumers.
Rob earned an AB in Political Science/Theory from Kenyon College and a JD from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Fun Fact about Rob: Although Rob was a state-champion soccer player as a lad, he’s now more likely to be found playing squash with his wife, Amy, and their children.
Jason focuses primarily on partnering with internet and mobile software technology companies to find engineering, security & data leadership. He has worked with large corporate innovators like Amazon, Google & eBay as well as high growth startups in the portfolios of investors like Greylock, Google Ventures, a16z & Sequoia. While about 60% of Jason’s work has been in the bay area, he’s worked both nationally an internationally on assignments, with a special focus on the US west coast.
Prior to re-joining Parker Remick in 2017, he led US executive search for an executive search firm based in Australia. Before getting into executive search he co-founded a consultancy aimed at developing support for high-speed rail in Washington State, managed senior state-level political campaigns and has taught communication classes at his alma mater.
Fun Facts about Jason: In college, he was ranked among the top ten debaters in the US. In high school, he taught himself HTML and built websites for local businesses as well as teaching web programming to elementary & middle school students.
He earned a BA from Western Washington University and majored in Political Science, concentrating on International Relations.
Emily is a Principal Consultant on our team. Emily has a BA in Communication from Western Washington University. Fun Facts about Emily: In her spare time she enjoys gardening and exploring the San Juan islands with her partner, stepdaughter, and puppy, Cashew.
Jeff Markham brings more than 18 years of experience to Parker Remick partnering with hiring executives and board-level search committees on executive talent acquisition, succession planning, and executive talent development. Previously, Jeff held leadership roles with Herd Freed Hartz and Nosal Partners. He also managed the talent acquisition teams for ACME Business Consulting and Tripwire. Jeff has a BS in Business Administration and Speech Communication from Oregon State University.
Fun facts about Jeff: He is an avid marathon runner, NYC is his favorite, and he’s completed it many times over. He’s also one of the best dressed single digit handicap golfers you’ll find.
Kelley joined Parker Remick in 2016 and advises both private and public companies on leadership searches in Engineering, Product, and Marketing with a primary focus in Product leadership. Before joining Parker Remick, Kelley served as Managing Director at Herd Freed Hartz, where she conducted senior-level search assignments across technology, consumer, and professional services sectors in the Pacific Northwest. Kelley graduated from the University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business with honors with a BA, MIS and Finance.
Fun facts about Kelley: Outside of spending time with her husband and two teen children, she is an avid hiker, lifelong U2 fan, and active community volunteer. She also enjoys fly fishing and practicing yoga.
Grant is a Partner and joined Parker Remick in 2010. He manages leadership searches for public technology companies like Square, Electronic Arts, and Walmart, as well as startups such as Axios, Buildkite, Collective Health, and Zipwhip. Prior to working as a Partner, Grant managed the firm’s research department and helped source candidates for clients including Google, Twilio, and Pinterest. Grant’s focus has primarily been on engineering and product management leadership searches (CTO, CPO, VPE, VPM), although he also has experience with other functions such as Marketing, Manufacturing, and Security.
In his spare time, Grant enjoys poker, cooking, and is an avid skier. Grant has a BA in Government from Cornell University and an MA in American Government from Georgetown University.
Our founding partner, Kevin, uses 20 years of executive search experience, international background and an abundance of British wit to work on some of the most senior searches at Parker Remick. He has led numerous C and V-level searches for clients such as Google, Amazon, eBay, Square and Pinterest. He also leads business development activities for the firm.
Before founding Parker Remick in 1998, Kevin led the technology practice at FSS International, a global executive search firm.
Outside of work, Kevin serves on the boards of the Humane Society and WeSNIP, hikes, and participates in triathlons. Fun Fact about Kevin: He is a trained meteorologist; although his dream of being a TV weatherman got rained upon, he can still predict the weather with astounding accuracy.
Kevin holds a BSc in Psychology from Plymouth University in the UK.
Ed is a Partner at the firm. He joins with a successful history at his own firm, Inductus Associates, where he recruited Product, Engineering, and Marketing leaders for companies such as Chegg, Mint.com, MuleSoft, TaskRabbit, and UpWork. At Parker Remick he’s led searches for CrowdStreet, Niantic, Everlaw and Eventbrite.
Ed graduated from Princeton University with an AB in Politics and has an MBA from Stanford University.
Fun Facts about Ed: He enjoys coaching his son’s Little League baseball team and cheering on Stanford football.