Carolyne has been an executive search consultant and a specialist in the sports and entertainment industry since 2006.
She has worked with some of the industry’s top executives for organizations across the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, national governing bodies, motorsports, live event properties, college athletics, and numerous vendors to the sports and entertainment industry. Her expertise includes the C-suite and executive management across sales, marketing, operations, and administration functions of the business.
Carolyne joined Activision Blizzard in 2020 as a leader to strategize and recruit executives to the company. Since joining the Fortune 500 video game and entertainment company, she has recruited and onboarded some of the company's top executives. Prior to joining Activision Blizzard, Carolyne was a Partner at Nolan Partners, a London-based global executive recruitment firm specializing in the sports and entertainment industry. Carolyne spent the first 12 years of her executive search career at Turnkey Sports & Entertainment (now TurnkeyZRG) recruiting the nation's top executives in professional sports, college athletics, and vendors to the industry. She is considered an expert on executive recruitment, executive coaching, resume & cover letter writing.
Since 2011, Carolyne has served as an adjunct professor in the Sport Industry Management graduate program at Georgetown University. She has also been a featured speaker at numerous industry events on topics including career management, interviewing and hiring practices. Carolyne was an Academic and Athletic All-American at the University of Pittsburgh. She resides in Philadelphia with her husband and two children.
University of Pittsburgh - B.A., Communications with a Minor in French Language & Literature
Ohio University - M.B.A. & M.S., Sports Administration