Carroll Leatherman


Carroll Leatherman brings her client-focused search expertise to DHR International’s Financial Officer and Private Equity Practices.

Prior to joining DHR International, Carroll served as client partner for Korn Ferry, where she was a member of the Financial Officer and Private Capital Practices working with select private equity and alternative capital clients. Carroll’s body of work includes work for investors, capital raisers, chief financial officers, LP/Client relations and chief administrative officers, as well as chief financial officers, presidents, and CEO’s of Family Offices. For portfolio companies, roles have included Chief Executive Officer, President, COO, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Sales. Within the Financial Officer Practice at DHR, Carroll s areas of expertise include CFO, Treasurer, Investor Relations, and Strategy/Corporate Development function for key clients.

Before joining Korn Ferry, Carroll spent two years with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where she worked in their securities litigation team defending the investigation of equity research abuse on Wall Street during 2002 and 2003. Carroll holds a Bachelor of Arts, Phi Beta Kappa, with Highest Honors, with a double major in American History and African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Currently, Carroll serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Timberfence Capital Partners, a New York and Kentucky based private capital firm focused on the global equine industry.