Beth Schaefer

Vice President, Executive Search

Beth has 20 years of corporate experience in human resources roles and over a decade of search experience in the corporate and higher education arenas. At Koya, Beth specializes in searches for senior leadership roles in human resources, diversity and inclusion, financial management, enrollment management, institutional research and other areas of higher education administration.

Beth has led searches for Simmons College, Emory University, Boston College, Ithaca College, Vanderbilt University, Wellesley College, University of North Carolina, Wayne State University and the University of Washington.

Prior to joining Koya, Beth spent five years with Neumann Executive Search Partners (formerly, Brill Neumann Associates), first as a senior consultant and later as principal.  At Neumann, Beth developed a wide network of contacts through her work in a variety of areas across academic and administrative leadership roles.

Previously, Beth worked as a search consultant at a regional search firm focused on human resources leadership roles. Prior to moving into executive search, Beth served in a variety of corporate human resources positions.

Beth is an active member of Boston-area human resources organizations, local community arts and environmental sustainability organizations and volunteers at a women’s shelter.

She has a B.S. in Business from Providence College. She earned her M.B.A. from Simmons School of Management.

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