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Keri Gavin
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Bio:
Keri is a partner in True’s People, Talent & Legal practice.  She partners with high-growth businesses at all stages, from startups to publicly traded companies.  Keri specializes in C-suite and leadership placements and has a strong track record of helping companies increase diversity at the executive level.


Prior to True, Keri was the director of executive talent at Netflix where she led efforts to enable inclusive hiring of leadership talent.  She fostered meaningful connections with underrepresented executive talent, developed recruiting and engagement strategies and provided counsel to senior leaders.


Previously, Keri was a partner at a boutique HR executive search firm where she built and led the global diversity, equity & inclusion practice.  She led notable chief HR officer and D&I leadership searches for National Football League (NFL), American Airlines, Ford Motor Company, Zoom, Sonos, The New York Times, Cargill, Live Nation Entertainment, MGM, A+E Networks, among others.  Keri started her career as an on-air broadcast journalist and interviewed several presidential candidates as well as former First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.


Keri graduated from DePaul University where she was a scholarship track and field athlete.  She resides in Chicago with her cool partner, Dutch, and their two young kids.  She enjoys working out, reading, traveling, coaching youth basketball and spending time with family and friends.
Snapshot:
Trusted talent advisor to leadership teams from startups to Fortune 50 companies
More than 70% of executives placed have been representative of gender or racial diversity
Former TV-journalist that was invited to the White House for a one-on-one interview with former First Lady, Michelle Obama
Sports enthusiast and proud coach of the undefeated 2nd grade team, the Lady Bulls