What We Do

We provide our clients with the market knowledge, due diligence and exceptional candidate slates to help them confidently make the right hiring decisions.

How We Do It

  • Our nimble, rigorous and transparent process provides our clients with a clear and complete view of the talent market for every search.
  • We leverage a deep understanding of our clients’ business opportunities and challenges to identify and attract the strongest candidates for every role and ensure that the fit is mutual.
  • Our reputation and large network of trusted relationships gives us access to the best talent in the market.

The Results

We have exceptionally long-standing relationships with our clients based on trust that comes from a valuable search process and high impact outcomes.

Our Clients

We work primarily with companies that serve consumers in healthcare, retail, financial services, technology, lifestyle brand, and consumer goods industries. Our clients are generally high-growth portfolio companies of private equity and other investment firms, and often multi-unit, high-touch services businesses. While our core focus is recruiting Chief Marketing Officers and their direct reports, we also recruit CEO’s/general managers, operations executives, and other functional leaders (human resources, strategic sourcing, etc.).

We also have deep experience recruiting corporate marketing and communications leaders to client companies across sectors including the alternative investments and professional services sectors.

Our Expertise

By Sector 

  • Consumer Services: Consumer Healthcare, Home Services, Fitness, Education, Veterinary Care, etc.
  • Retail/e-Commerce/Hospitality
  • Consumer Products: Beauty, Personal Care, Fashion, Consumer Goods
  • Media/Technology

By Function

  • Marketing: Chief Marketing Officers and their team leaders: Brand, Performance and Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics and Automation, Brand and Corporate Communications
  • General Management: CEOs, Division Presidents
  • Corporate Communications
  • Operations: COOs, SVPs/VPs of Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Sourcing

Kathy Ventura

Kathy Ventura founded VenturaFinn to provide a more agile and transparent search process and superior outcomes to her clients. Her experience recruiting brand, digital, and performance marketing leaders has led to frequent assignments for PE-backed, multi-location consumer services companies and emerging consumer brands in personal care, beauty, and retail. Kathy has also recruited corporate marketing and communications leaders to alternative investment and professional services firms. She started her career at Russell Reynolds as a member of the Consumer and Retail practices, leading marketing and general management searches for Fortune 500 companies including Morgan Stanley, Disney, AT&T, Comcast, and Estee Lauder.