1125 17th St Ste 870
Denver, CO 80202
Donna is a Managing Director with more than 25 years of search and placement experience focusing on C-suite and senior-level executive leadership talent across a range of industries and functional areas.
Her clients include companies in the following industries: Energy, Technology, Telecommunications, Retail, Outdoor Recreation, Food & Beverage, Maritime, Engineering and Construction, Oil and Gas Exploration/Production and Services, Solid and Environmental Waste, Financial Services, Manufacturing, REITs, Professional Services Firms, Venture Capital Groups, Specialty Healthcare Organizations, and Automotive.
Donna’s expertise includes delivering highly skilled leadership talent for an executive team or Board of Directors in all functional areas, including finance and accounting, information technology, operations, and human resources.
Based in the firm’s Denver office, Donna conducts searches both domestically and internationally.
Prior to joining Robert Half Executive Search, Donna led a boutique executive search firm for 19 years where she collaborated with CEO’s and specialized in identifying leadership talent in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, and Human Resources. Representative searches include: CFO, CAO, VP Tax, Controller, VP M&A, Treasurer, VP FP&A, VP Audit, CIO, VP Information Technology, VP Risk Management, and VP HR.
Prior to that, Donna was employed by KPMG and Robert Half. During her past tenure with Robert Half she managed all divisions in two key markets and helped launch Robert Half Management Resources.
Her experience also includes time with KPMG’s Audit and Advisory Services practice where she led Audit and Litigation Support Services engagements for clients in Financial Services, Retail and Oil and Gas.
Personal and Professional Activities
Throughout her career, Donna has been involved in helping children’s causes, including chairing an effort that raised $26M to aid in constructing a new high-school in an underprivileged community in Colorado. Donna is also on the board of a private equity fund that provides capital and strategy to the coffee industry in Vietnam.
As an avid ultra-endurance athlete, having completed numerous ultra-marathons, Donna founded a running company that trains and develops individuals to be successful trail runners in the United States and Vietnam. She is a member of the International Mountain Biking Association and gives back by staying involved with trail development and sustainability efforts in the Sawatch Mountain Range of Colorado.
Donna earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma.