Catherine Lau is a Robert Half Executive Search Associate specializing in the identification and vetting of executive leaders and senior-level, functional management professionals in the following professional disciplines: executive management, financial management, operations management, sales and marketing, technology, healthcare, legal, and human resources.
Based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, Catherine partners with our various Robert Half Executive Search Managing Directors and Principals, conducting searches throughout the United States and internationally.
Catherine started her career with Robert Half as a recruiter focused on the identification, vetting and placement of creative/marketing professionals across Southern California. This assignment gave Catherine significant exposure to a variety of national and international companies in various vertical industries and sectors.
Prior to Robert Half, Catherine was an Associate at a private wealth management firm where she gained valuable experience in the financial services industry and with investment strategies. She then expanded her career into the marketing and advertising sector, where she focused on digital marketing/media and project management. Working at a top tier agency, she grew her knowledge and expertise of the industry and carried that through when she joined Robert Half.
Catherine’s strong business acumen and multi-faceted industry experience give her the tools necessary to successfully match professionals to the appropriate career opportunities.
Personal and Professional Activities
Catherine is a graduate of Babson College, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management. She is actively involved in the Babson College Southern California Alumni network, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni group, and the Punahou Alumni Association Southern California chapter. She also volunteers with The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, where she organizes food drives and donations.