“The value we bring to our clients is our ability to assess the candidate's fit and ability to make impact around the client's business needs at that moment in time.”
With almost two decades of expertise in executive recruitment, Ms. Crabtree is widely recognized for her commitment to client service and global partnering, as well as her deep knowledge of the consumer field. She has built a solid track record both in Florida and internationally while working for Global 1000 and Fortune 500 corporations, as well as start-up and fast-growth companies. She has also worked in merger, acquisition and turnaround situations.
Ms. Crabtree joined Korn/Ferry in 1993 in Atlanta before moving to Miami in 1998. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a consultant with another major executive search firm.
Earlier, she spent ten years with Norrell Corporation. As director of human resources, she led assessment, compensation and benefits, executive recruitment, training and employee relations initiatives. Her early career was spent teaching in American high schools and colleges in Germany.
Ms. Crabtree recently completed an unprecedented three-year term as board chair of the Greater Miami Chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters. She currently sits on the board of the Florida International University Foundation and the Community Partnership for the Homeless.
In 2007, Ms. Crabtree was awarded the Association of Executive Search Consultant’s Eleanor H. Raynolds Award based on a career of excellence in executive search, as well as an ongoing dedication to volunteerism and improving the community.
Ms. Crabtree holds a master’s degree in administration and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Tennessee Technological University.