People

Robin Goolsbee

Managing Director

Managing Directors

Robin Goolsbee is a Managing Director in the Corporate Practices of Diversified Search Group (DSG). 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. Robin focuses on corporate clients and 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 DSG, she served as a Senior Principal at Business Talent Group (BTG). Now a Heidrick & Struggles subsidiary, BTG 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, she 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.

Education

MBA
Harvard Business School

BA, History
Yale University