Terri Naughtin

CEO & Founder

Ms. Naughtin has successfully led and managed hundreds of executive search assignments across multiple industries throughout North America, Europe, and Asia during her 30-plus year career. Representing Fortune 1000 companies as well as small to mid-sized organizations, she has worked closely with a diverse selection of companies and their boards, CEOs and CHROs and search committees identifying, evaluating, and attracting senior management teams. With assignments in both public and private-sector organizations (including private equity portfolio companies), Terri specializes in the recruitment of C-level, Board Directors, and other senior level assignments across multiple functional areas in several industry sectors.

Prior to the launch of Naughtin Group, Ms. Naughtin was a managing partner and an operating committee member in the Americas for NGS Global, a leading mid-sized global retained executive search firm where she opened and ran the Minneapolis office for 12 years. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Managing Partner for the Minneapolis office of DHR International. Terri also served as the Managing Director at the management consulting firm, Genoa Business Advisors, where she led the Organizational Design and Development Practice. Her executive search career was launched at Andcor Companies, a boutique executive search and human resources consulting firm. Terri held numerous leadership roles at Andcor, rising to an ownership and principal level during her 11 years at the firm.

A native of Minnesota, Ms. Naughtin received a B.A. in Business from the University of St. Thomas and currently serves on the University of St. Thomas Alumni Board.