Mara Nowak


Mara Nowak is a Principal with Kingsley Gate Partners. Mara brings over twenty years of experience as a national executive HR search consultant across all industries and markets, from startups to global Fortune 100 companies. She has been integral in helping elevate HR within organizations and cultivating personal relationships with high caliber human resource professionals.

Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Mara was a Managing Consultant at hrQ. In that role, she focused on end to end strategic HR consulting and search partnership with a focus on strategic human resource business partner roles at all levels including, talent management, talent engagement, total rewards, talent acquisition and HR consulting.

Previously, Mara ran her own search consultancy firm, helping clients across high tech, medical device, dental, dental device sales, financial services, digital/media, pharmaceutical, professional Services, insurance, CPG/food manufacturing, higher education and telecommunications industries.

Mara spent the first 14 years of her executive search career with Kinley & Associates and Intech Summit Group helping to build national retained executive HR search practices within each.

Mara is based in the firm’s Los Angeles location.