May 13, 2015 – Christenson Advisory Services (CA), a full service consultancy providing executive search, compensation, financial advisory and management consulting services to the global real estate industry, has named Kara Sugimoto as a principal in its Los Angeles office.
Ms. Sugimoto and her team will lead CA's West Coast executive search practice. She brings more than two decades of commercial real estate and executive search experience and has completed hundreds of executive and senior level search engagements for a wide range of public and private real estate firms.
Ms. Sugimoto most recently founded Origin Advisors, Inc., a boutique search firm that provides customized human capital consulting to the real estate industry. Before that she developed and executed senior- and executive-level searches on the West Coast as a senior principal with Rhodes Associates. She previously was a director with Ferguson Partners, Ltd, where she specialized in mid- to executive-level searches across the western U.S.
"Kara is well-known and respected for the passion, industry expertise and results-oriented approach she brings to every executive search assignment," said Jon Boba, co-managing principal of CA's national recruiting practice.
"She brings exceptional client development and execution skills. The addition of Kara and her team strengthens CA's executive search capabilities immeasurably, further ensuring that our clients receive the very best attention and care."
Christenson Advisory Services was founded in early 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago with satellite offices in Dallas, Los Angeles and New York.