Katie Traines

Executive Search Partner

As a Partner, Katie Traines, who brings with her deep expertise in HR Executive Search and Advisory, will be leading some of Frederickson’s most exciting and strategic high-level HR searches, building and growing relationships with new and long-time clients, and participating in the expansion of Fredericksons’ US footprint.

Prior to starting her own practice, Katie was a Partner at Hanold and Associates, a Chicago-based human resources executive search firm. At Hanold, Katie worked with over 60 clients across various industries and geographies including Nike, Kellogg, Patagonia, NFL, LiveNation and European Wax Centers. Before her search experience, she spent time in sales and marketing for a high growth technology company.

Outside of her executive search work, Katie is also a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who enjoys spending time with her husband, Ed, and Labrador retriever, Penny.