Karen Nichols is a Senior Consultant with Ratliff & Taylor’s Executive Search team. She specializes in leading search efforts in finance, operations, technology and human resources. Karen’s broad recruiting experience is centered on building strong and enduring relationships with her clients and candidates providing a strong foundation for successful placement, satisfied clients and retention of candidates.
Karen’s 25 years as a professional recruiter began at a boutique search firm in Houston, TX. She returned to her home town of Pittsburgh, PA to join Ajilon Finance where she honed her search skills in the accounting, finance and banking industries until KeyBank recruited her to Cleveland in 2004. Her recruiting career in the banking industry continued with PNC where she focused on senior and executive level search in Capital Markets, Capital Finance, and the Bank’s Economics group.