Clare Bastian

senior search consultant

Clare joins Flatiron after working as an independent search consultant where she worked with a range of consumer clients across beauty, apparel, health & wellness, and food tech. Previously, Clare spent over three years at True Search where she was a Senior Associate in the firm’s Consumer practice. With deep functional expertise across Marketing, Operations, People/HR, Finance, and Commercial Leadership/General Management (i.e. Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Operating Officer, President, General Manager, and VP HR, etc.), Clare has worked with top-tier VC and PE-backed Consumer companies throughout her career. She is passionate about connecting great people with dynamic businesses and is motivated to help her clients build best-in-class teams.

Clare holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University where she was a member of the squash team. After living in New York, Clare moved back home to the Philadelphia suburbs, where she is originally from, and now resides there with her husband, Peter, and son, Emmet.