Kimberly Archer leads the Washington, DC office. She recruits C-suite executives and advises boards around leadership assessment and succession for a wide variety of organizations including foundations, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, social and human service agencies, and advocacy organizations. She has a functional expertise in external relations inclusive of communications, marketing and resource mobilization.
Kimberly has a decade of international search experience and joined Russell Reynolds Associates in 2005. Prior to executive search, Kimberly worked as a Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Development, cultivating and negotiating corporate alliances in support of programs at one of the nation's largest public health foundations focused on tobacco prevention and cessation. Before that, she worked in marketing and communications for Avon Products, Inc. with responsibility for the company’s flagship and first retail venture in New York City. Kimberly has also held positions in public relations with Federated Department Stores - Bloomingdale's, serving as Manager of National Promotions and Special Events.
Additional Professional Activities
She serves as Vice Chair on the board of Darkness to Light, a national child advocacy organization working to end child sexual abuse by empowering others to prevent it.
Kimberly attended Hofstra University, where she earned her B.A. in psychology. She has also completed the Executive Education Leadership Program at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Nonprofit, Arts and Culture, Global Development and Environment, Trade and Professional Associations, Corporate Affairs Officers