Paul has a BA in International Affairs from Lewis & Clark College, where he was an active member of the debate team, served as team president, and won a national championship. Before joining Parker Remick, Paul was a faculty member in the Department of Communications at Western Washington University and co-authored the book Understanding Argument: the Journey from Consumer to Critic, Critic to Advocate. When not at work, Paul is most likely to be found enjoying the forests or rivers of Southern Oregon.
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.
Grant is a Principal Consultant and also manages our Associate team. With a background in college admissions and deep experience in candidate research, Grant brings a keen qualitative eye to his clients. He primarily focuses on high-growth, venture-backed startups, helping them find product and engineering leaders often taking over from founders. Grant has successfully placed candidates at companies including GOAT, VTS, Prisma, Doma, Swoogo, and Scribsoft, and successfully completed searches with Square, Honor, Instacart, Skydio, and Eventbrite, among others.
Outside of work, you’ll likely catch Grant at a baseball game writing about his favorite team, the Seattle Mariners. He’s also hoping to capture an elusive Parker Remick fantasy football championship one of these years. Grant holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.
Dan is a Principal at Parker Remick. He served 12 years in the U.S. Army as an infantry officer. Dan brings vast experience leading teams, coordinating operations, and advising senior officers and executives. Dan taught leadership at West Point Academy during his last three years in military service. He also earned his Master’s degree from Columbia University in Organizational Psychology where he focused on executive coaching and consulting organizations through change. Dan is a travel enthusiast and professional amateur in new hobbies and challenges.
She joined the firm after 25 years of shaping campus and intellectual life at Columbia, Emory, and Harvard universities; improving the efficacy of the civil rights agenda of the NAACP; convening scholars, policymakers, artists, advocates, and activists to encourage meaningful civic participation as founder and president of Civic Frame, Inc. and Civic Frame Presents Amplify America; and helping people heal from broken family bonds live resplendently.
An avid lacrosse, basketball, soccer, and golf fan, she practices Vipassanā meditation, HOT 26 yoga, Usui Reiki (Master), and impeccable minimalism.
April loves juicing, art museums, live dance and music performances, independent and documentary films, other people’s dogs, and meeting strangers who become friends. She also takes voice lessons and aspires to do a duet with Jacob Collier and be a guest backup singer for Sting.
She earned degrees in Islamic Studies from Kenyon College, Higher Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and African American Religious History from Harvard Divinity School.
Pat is a Partner at the firm. 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.
Patrick works primarily with later-stage companies, whether VC-backed, PE-backed, or publicly traded. His expertise spans across multiple domains (web3, fintech, healthtech, marketplaces, and hardware) and types of roles (CTOs, CPOs, CDOs, and a variety of GMs). Patrick came to Parker Remick with 20+ years in consulting to healthcare, financial services, and retail clients. His clients include Foursquare, Dynamo, Silo, Nextdoor, Instacart, Walmart, Kraken, Fred Hutch Cancer Research, Waymo, Mezmo, Echodyne, and others.
PK lives in the Chicago area with his wife and 3 children. Outside of work, you’ll find him coaching his kids’ sports teams. He is a proud Marquette graduate, having completed his BS in Biomedical Engineering.
Amy is a Partner at Parker Remick. She founded and led Executive Recruiting for Convoy while the company was in a hyper-growth stage. Prior to working in a startup, Amy began and grew her recruiting career at Amazon with a break of two years that she spent in academia studying, presenting research, and teaching Cognitive Psychology and Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods and Statistics.
Joining Parker Remick in 2022, Debbie brings 14 years of executive search experience focusing on C-Suite leadership roles across all functions within VC portfolios such as (a16z, Lightspeed) as well as PE (Riverside, Apax Partners) and large corporate innovators.
Debbie spent the last 25 years living and working on the mid-peninsula. She recently moved to the Napa Valley where she is able to fully enjoy her enthusiasm for food, wine and the beautiful outdoors.
In her free time you can find her hiking or biking local peaks, cooking up a storm or exploring some of the area’s best restaurants and wineries.
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.
Greg Nance is a Principal at Parker Remick. He’s also the co-founder and Chairman of Moneythink, a national non-profit that develops tools using machine learning to enable inner-city teens to directly compare college costs. Greg is a graduate of UChicago and Cambridge University where he was a Truman Scholar and Gates Scholar. When he’s not in the office, Greg is likely climbing in the Cascades, swimming the Puget Sound, or running Olympic forest trails. His next adventure is a 3,000 mile Run Across America to boost youth mental health and addiction recovery.
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.
Logan is a Principal Consultant at Parker Remick with expertise in hardware, embedded software, security, and developer tooling. Logan has a particular passion for companies in deep tech and has worked with a variety of clients in quantum computing, autonomous vehicles, advanced materials and manufacturing, biotechnology, and AI. He has recently completed searches for Waymo, Embark, Cypress, Mighty Buildings, Square, Roivant, Teleport, and Echodyne.
Previously the firm’s Director of Research, Logan brings a deeply curious and consultative approach to every search, ensuring clients find the right placement for their needs. He also sports Parker Remick’s best collection of Star Wars Lego and eagerly awaits any challenge to that title. Logan has a BA in History from Columbia University.
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.
Steve is a Principal Consultant at Parker Remick. He brings over 14 years of management consulting experience from Accenture, EY and Point B, where he advised and developed solutions for senior executives as they sought to transform their business. Steve has a BA in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University.
Fun Facts about Steve: When he’s not rooting for the Spartans, you can find him at the beach in Chicago with his family (summer), taking in a local brewery (winter), or walking his wheaten-terrier pup, Banks (year-round).
Our founding partner, Kevin, uses over 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.
Kevin holds a BSc in Psychology from Plymouth University in the UK. 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.
Ed joined Parker Remick in 2018 and brings his trademark infectious excitement to every single assignment he leads. While he primarily works with venture-backed, mid-to-late stage companies in fintech, health tech, and consumer marketplaces, his expertise also includes SaaS, infrastructure, and consumer platforms. Some of his recent clients include Cedar, Eventbrite, H1, Komodo Health, Level, M1, Niantic, Swoogo, and many others, and Ed often works in the portfolios of VC firms such as Menlo Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Homebrew, and a16z.
As a proud Princeton and Stanford alum, Ed enjoys rooting on both schools’ football teams, coaching his son’s Little League baseball team, and watching his daughter row.