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Cary Morrill is a Vice President with Cook Associates Executive Search. Located in the firm’s Boston office, Cary recruits senior management for multinational corporations as well as for the venture capital and private equity communities. With more than 25 years of retained executive search experience, Cary has successfully completed assignments in the U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. She serves a diverse client base with a particular focus on life sciences and technology; her clients value her ability to attract and retain world-class talent as well as her insight, commitment and contribution to their growth and success. Cary’s focus also includes Board of Director search.
Prior to joining Cook Associates, Cary was Managing Partner of Barrack Hill Partners, a boutique, retained executive search and human resources consulting firm she co-founded in 2001. Her earlier search career includes senior positions with both multinational and boutique executive search firms, including Christian and Timbers (now CT Partners), OakBridge (a global search firm based in Tokyo, Japan), Executive Alliance and Chestnut Hill Partners.
She entered the search profession following a successful career in industry, serving as a Senior Consultant in Arthur D. Little’s information systems strategy practice and Software Industry Market Analyst with IDC. Cary earlier sold software for Distribution Management Systems.
Cary’s extracurricular activities reflect her passion for mentoring in the areas of strategy, sustainability and entrepreneurship. She is a mentor with MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service, Babson’s Center for Women’s Leadership Program and YouthCITIES, an eight-week boot camp teaching social entrepreneurship to middle and high school students. She also serves as a subject matter expert for Illinois Biotech (iBIO) in its PROPEL program for early-stage companies.
Cary is a board member of the New Art Center in Newton, MA and Second Chance Rescue in Washington, as well as an advisory board member of NEADS in Princeton, MA.
Cary is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and holds an MA from Columbia University.