Kea E. Schwiebert is a consultant in Caldwell Partners’ Consumer, E-Commerce & Retail practice and is located in the firm’s New York office. Throughout her career, Kea has successfully recruited numerous C-level operational and functional executives.
Prior to joining Caldwell Partners, Kea was a member of Heidrick & Struggles’ CEO and Board of Directors practice. There, she worked extensively on chief executive officer and board of directors searches for a diverse client base, including Fortune 100 as well as small and medium-sized public and private companies.
Kea began her career as a Research Specialist for the Corporate Leadership Council (CLC) at the Corporate Executive Board (CEB). While there, she conducted secondary and primary research regarding best practices in human resources, with a specific focus on employee recruitment, retention, diversity, and organizational culture.
Kea graduated magna cum laude with honors in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies from Brown University and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. An active alumna, Kea annually serves as an interviewer for Brown applicants.