Chris Guiney


Chris Guiney is a Partner with CarterBaldwin and leads the firms energy and infrastructure practice. Chris’ clients include energy, power, utilities, communications and infrastructure businesses as well as professional services firms. For over 25 years, Chris has assisted companies with critical team building initiatives including executive search, succession planning, executive effectiveness and organizational design.

Previously, Chris has led global executive search consultancies and has also founded and led his own executive search and leadership consulting firm – The Guiney Group, LLC. Earlier in his career, Chris served as the Coordinating Partner for the North American industrial consulting practice at Ernst & Young LLP, and the National Managing Director of KPMG’s North American energy and technology practice.

Chris graduated from State University of New York, College at Oneonta with a B.A. degree in Psychology. He teaches graduate courses on a variety of topics including executive and organizational leadership, executive relationship development and is also a guest lecturer at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

He is active in the local community, serving on the Boards of ToolBank USA and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is also the Founder and Executive Chairman of ShamRockin’ for a Cure, a national charitable benefit serving the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Chris lives in Atlanta with his 3 sons where he spends his time coaching lacrosse and football.

  • Executive Search
  • Advertising
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain