Practice Area: Supply Chain Management

AILEEN ALEXANDER

Vice Chair

AILEEN ALEXANDER

Vice Chair

Aileen Alexander is the Vice Chair of Diversified Search Group, the largest woman-founded executive search firm in the world.   She leads the firm’s Global Corporate practice which advises clients across the Consumer, Financial Services, Industrial, Life Sciences, and Technology industries, including Private Equity.  Aileen is a member of DSG’s Management Committee and a Global Board Member of AltoPartners, the firm’s international alliance.

Based in Philadelphia, Alexander is a recognized leader in the executive search and talent management industry, having led C-Suite and Board level searches from large, global corporations to high growth entrepreneurial companies.  She leverages her expertise in technology, cybersecurity, risk management, leadership, and succession planning to enable clients to achieve their purpose and strategic priorities.  Alexander is committed to ensuring client service that is creative, nimble, responsive, and centered on people first and building diverse teams that drive innovation, growth, and inclusive cultures.

Prior to joining DSG, Alexander was a Managing Partner at Korn Ferry where she co-Launched and co-led the firm’s Global Cybersecurity Practice.  She had leadership responsibilities for Philadelphia and was also a member of the Technology Officers and Aerospace and Defense practices. She entered the industry with Heidrick & Struggles, in their Washington, DC office.

Before embarking on her career in executive search, Alexander worked in international security and defense policy at the Department of Defense and U.S. House of Representatives.  She is also a military veteran, having served as a Captain in the U.S. Army.

CONTACT

E-Mail: Aileen.Alexander@divsearch.com

Location: Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION

Masters of Public Policy

Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

Bachelor of Arts

The Johns Hopkins University

PRACTICE AREAS

LIFE SCIENCES ENERGY TECHNOLOGY FINANCIAL SERVICES PRIVATE EQUITY CONSUMER AND RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT INDUSTRIAL DIGITAL, MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT, & SPORTS

DANIELLE COPPOLA

Senior Associate and Vice President

DANIELLE COPPOLA

Senior Associate and Vice President

Danielle Coppola is the Senior Associate and Vice President for the Corporate Practice and is based in the New York office.

Coppola began her career in fully retained executive search in 2001 as the Director of Customer Care with Carlsen Resources, Inc.  From there, she rose in the company throughout her tenure.  She became the Vice President of Client and Candidate Relations, where she was responsible for helping to facilitate the overall search process and placing candidates in various senior leadership positions within the cable, broadband and telecommunications industries.

Prior to her move into executive search, Coppola served as the Assistant Director of Student Services for Brooklyn Law School.

CONTACT

Phone: 212.542.2577

E-Mail: danielle.coppola@divsearch.com

Location: New York, NY

EDUCATION

BA, English

Brooklyn College

PRACTICE AREAS

CONSUMER AND RETAIL ENERGY FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIAL LIFE SCIENCES PRIVATE EQUITY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

KYLE ELLIOTT

Senior Associate

KYLE ELLIOTT

Senior Associate

Kyle is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Practice group at Diversified Search Group. He earned a BA in Business from Temple University in 2015 and has been in the Talent Management space since then. He focuses his time consulting with executives helping them with their next career growth move. Kyle enjoys the talent space and has attended numerous Executive Talent functions over the past couple of years to continuously learn about new market trends.

CONTACT

E-Mail: kyle.elliott@divsearch.com

Location: Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION

BA, Business and Management

Temple University

PRACTICE AREAS

CONSUMER AND RETAIL ENERGY FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIAL LIFE SCIENCES PRIVATE EQUITY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

HUGO FUEGLEIN

Managing Director

HUGO FUEGLEIN

Managing Director

Hugo Fueglein is a Managing Director in Diversified Search Group’s New York City office and is a core member of the Global CIO practice for Diversified Search. Fueglein is also a leading member of the Global Technology practice at Diversified Search, a role that has allowed him to place technology executives in key positions across all industries. He specializes in the placement of chief information officers, chief technology officers, and technology executives in IT architecture, IT infrastructure, application development, and IT operations.

Prior to joining Diversified Search, Fueglein was an Executive Vice President with DHR International, and formerly an integral member of the CIO and IT practice at CT Partners, where he served clients across industries, recruiting talent to fill critical roles in corporate technology functions. He has completed assignments for CIOs and key leadership positions in technology for a broad scope of clients that continuously utilize technology as a strategic initiative. Industry sectors he has served include technology, consumer goods, retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and industrial.

Fueglein’s search career also includes being a Principal with both Korn/Ferry International and Morgan Samuels. During his seven-year tenure with Korn/Ferry, he was instrumental in the creation of the CIO Center of Expertise. Earlier in his career, he was an economist with Chase Econometrics and the Wharton Economic Forecasting Associates (WEFA) Group.

CONTACT

Phone: 212.542.2591

E-Mail: Hugo.Fueglein@divsearch.com

Location: New York, NY

EDUCATION

Master of Science - Agricultural Economics

University of Connecticut

Bachelor of Science - Agricultural Economics

University of Connecticut

PRACTICE AREAS

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION (CIO/IT) CONSUMER AND RETAIL ENERGY INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

SANDRA GOLDMAN

Managing Associate

SANDRA GOLDMAN

Managing Associate

Sandra Goldman is Managing Associate of Diversified Search Group. As a multi-industry specialist, she has been engaged in assignments in the U.S. and globally in the sectors of financial services, technology, life sciences, consumer products, manufacturing, nonprofit, healthcare, and higher education.

She has led the firm’s efforts in the identification, selection, contracting, and training for research-oriented products while also being actively involved in senior-level executive search assignments.

Goldman joined Diversified Search in 1988, after selling a successful retail business in Philadelphia, which she established and operated for six years. Since joining the firm, she has utilized unique and creative approaches to the selection, recruitment, and screening of executives.

CONTACT

Phone: 215.656.3543

E-Mail: Sandra.Goldman@divsearch.com

Location: Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts - Applied Communication

Temple University

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION ENERGY INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

ROBIN GOOLSBEE

Managing Director

ROBIN GOOLSBEE

Managing Director

Robin Goolsbee is a Managing Director in the Corporate and Life Sciences Practices of Diversified Search Group. She is based in Chicago. As a trusted advisor and consultant to her clients, Robin identifies and recruits leaders to C-suite and other senior-level roles across all functional areas. In addition to corporate and life science clients, Robin also focuses on professional services. Her experience in this realm spans nearly two decades.

Robin began her career in management consulting at Boston Consulting Group in their Boston and London offices where she served consumer goods and industrial firms. Later, at McKinsey & Company in Chicago, she served retail, consumer goods and media and education clients as an Engagement Manager.

Prior to joining Diversified Search, she served as a Senior Principal at Business Talent Group. Now, a Heidrick & Struggles subsidiary, Business Talent Group is the leading provider of on-demand consultants and experts. While at BTG, she scoped and sold consulting projects and curated consulting talent from BTG’s network of 15,000 independent consultants. Her clients were Fortune 500 firms, leading professional services firms, and Private Equity portfolio companies. Her work included placing C-level executives in interim roles as well.

Robin is also a skilled business development executive. Earlier in her career, Robin served as Director of Business Development at MTV International. She then worked as an Assistant VP of Business Development at UNext, a corporate training and MBA-education provider offering courses in partnership with Stanford Business School, Columbia Business School, The London School of Economics, University of Chicago’s Booth Graduate School of Business and Carnegie Mellon.

Robin has served on a number of civic boards including the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital and spends her time with her husband and three children.

CONTACT

Phone: 773-412-8201

E-Mail: robin.goolsbee@divsearch.com

Location: Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

Masters of Business Administration

Harvard Business School

Yale University

Bachelor of Arts - History

PRACTICE AREAS

CEO CONSUMER AND RETAIL DIGITAL, MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT, & SPORTS ENERGY FINANCIAL SERVICES LIFE SCIENCES HEALTHCARE SERVICES HUMAN RESOURCES PRIVATE EQUITY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

JULIE KANAK

Managing Director

JULIE KANAK

Managing Director

Julie Kanak serves as a Managing Director with Diversified Search Group in the firm’s Chicago office, where she contributes expertise in global business, banking, and natural resources. She is active in the Industrial, Life Sciences, Consumer and Retail, and Natural Resources practices, as well as being a key member of the Board, CEO and CFO practices.

Kanak has recruited board, general management, and financial executives for public, private equity-backed and family-owned enterprises. Her clients range from Fortune 500s to emerging companies. Her banking activity encompasses senior level placements in coverage/corporate finance, treasury, risk management, investment banking, and capital markets for the world’s leading financial institutions.

Prior to joining Diversified Search, Kanak spent four years with a leading global search firm and boutique global agribusiness firm. That work complemented her 26 years in banking and corporate finance, where she principally focused on agribusiness, food, and energy. The bulk of her global corporate and investment banking career was spent as North American head of AgriFoods at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. Her career also includes more than 10 years as a global banker and senior executive with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, and State Bank of South Australia in New York and Chicago.

CONTACT

Phone: 312.756.0381

E-Mail: Julie.Kanak@divsearch.com

Location: Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management

Bachelors Business Administration

University of Iowa

PRACTICE AREAS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONSUMER AND RETAIL ENERGY FINANCIAL OFFICERS FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIAL LIFE SCIENCES PRIVATE EQUITY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

MARJORIE KEAN

Managing Director

MARJORIE KEAN

Managing Director

Marjorie Kean is a Managing Director in the Miami office of Diversified Search Group and the leader of the Consumer and Retail practice. Her practice is focused on the Latin American and U.S. Hispanic markets, and the majority of her clients are Fortune 1,000 multinational corporations.

Although she has experience in a vast number of industries, she has particular expertise in the areas of consumer products, telecommunications, retail, fast foods, life sciences, banking, and entertainment. Her current focus is on pan-regional searches.

Kean is formerly a Managing Director with Edward W. Kelly and Partners, which was acquired by Diversified in 2008. Prior to that, she served as Managing Director of the Caracas office of Korn/Ferry before becoming head of its Miami office. Kean lived in Mexico for 10 years and Venezuela for 16 years. In the latter location, she helped open Korn/Ferry’s Colombia and Puerto Rico offices.

CONTACT

Phone: 305.679.6225

E-Mail: Marjorie.Kean@divsearch.com

Location: Miami, FL

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts - Communications

University of Vermont

PRACTICE AREAS

CEO CONSUMER AND RETAIL ENERGY INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

LORENA KEOUGH

Managing Director and Practice Leader, Supply Chain Management

LORENA KEOUGH

Managing Director and Practice Leader, Supply Chain Management

Managing Director Lorena Keough works in the life sciences, chemical, consumer, industrial, and diversity practices. She is also the practice leader for our Supply Chain field. Keough has a strong record in completing senior executive searches within the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, chemical, and consumer sectors. Her focus has been on recruiting world-class talent for U.S. and European multinationals in countries across the world and has worked with Fortune 500, and small- and medium-sized public and private companies. Several of her assignments have included the placement of entire senior management teams to help firms establish subsidiary companies in new countries.

Prior to joining Diversified Search Group, Keough successfully headed up the Latin America Region practice for a global boutique search firm that focused on the life sciences and chemical Industries. Before entering the search profession, she was the General Manager and Vice President of Eastman Kodak’s Health Imaging and Clinical Diagnostics divisions for Latin America. Over her career at Kodak, she worked for the Canadian, U.S., and Latin American regions.

CONTACT

Phone: 305.679.6258

E-Mail: Lorena.Keough@divsearch.com

Location: Miami, FL

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts - Business Administration and French

Utah State University

PRACTICE AREAS

ENERGY INDUSTRIAL LIFE SCIENCES PRIVATE EQUITY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT