Senior Executive Search Consultant
Kirsten serves as a Senior Executive Search Consultant, focusing on the recruitment of senior-level executives for organizations locally, regionally and nationally. She specializes on Finance and Accounting positions across industries, completing searches for FP&A Managers to Chief Financial Officers, to VPs of Finance, Directors of Analytics and more. Kirsten also performs executive searches for nonprofits that focus in all mission areas, from animal welfare, arts and culture, education, environmental, healthcare, human rights, to social services.
Prior to joining FGP, Kirsten spent 3 years doing program management and development for various nonprofits. She also taught 1st grade in Nashville before moving to Greenville. Kirsten is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.
If you could have any other fantasy career what would it be and why?
I always wanted to open and run an animal sanctuary, with goats and cows and dogs and horses and whoever else needed a safe place. The Gentle Barn is pretty much my dream job. Next to working at FGP of course.
What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done?
I spent a month in Uganda by myself. I was chased by a baboon, attacked by army ants, and got in a motorcycle accident there, so definitely the most daring month of my life!
What is your greatest piece of life advice?
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” It’s hard to remember all the time, but it’s the best advice my parents taught me. Philippians 2:3 says the same thing – “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility, value others above yourselves.”
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