Kathleen Kilkenney

Senior Search Associate

Associate, Executive Search, Human Resources

Kathleen is a Senior Search Associate working directly with Diversified Search Group’s Corporate Practice. In his role, she is responsible for full-cycle recruitment efforts. This includes managing a research associate, initial outreach, interviewing, and providing services to both the candidate and client throughout the duration of the project.

Kathleen has worked in the Human Resources field for over 15 years as both a Recruiter and HR Generalist. Prior to joining Diversified Search Group, Kathleen was with The Christopher Group, a boutique retained executive search firm, where she specialized in placing exceptional Human Resources candidates across the United States. Kathleen has also worked in corporate talent acquisition with PartsSource and OfficeMax as well as an HR Generalist for KeyBank and Adelphia.

Kathleen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio State University and received her Master’s degree in Human Resources from Cleveland State University.


MS, Labor Relations and Human Resources
Cleveland State University

BA, Psychology
Ohio State University