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Boyden makes two senior appointments in Washington D.C.

Boyden has appointed Craig Stevens as managing partner and Karen Kosiba Edwards as partner in its Washington D.C. office.  

Stevens, who has over 25 years of experience in retained executive search and management consulting, will focus on CEO, C-suite and board recruitment for social impact, aerospace and defense, technology, and business services organizations. Edwards, who possesses extensive expertise as a financial services executive, federal regulator and talent acquisition advisor, will focus on the global asset management, banking, venture capital, risk management and real estate sectors.

Trina Gordon, president & CEO of Boyden, said, “We are delighted that Craig and Karen have joined Boyden to support our continuing expansion in the United States.

“Craig’s track record in the C-suite with technology and social impact will be highly additive to our expansion. Karen’s expertise with boards and governance, regulation and M&A will be very valuable for our clients in the U.S. and across the globe.”

Prior to Boyden, Stevens established and grew a boutique executive search practice with international reach and offices in Dallas and Washington, D.C. Earlier, he served as principal of another leading global executive search firm. Stevens began his career at KPMG, where he served as a Manager in Management Consulting.

Edwards has served as a director at an NYSE-listed commercial mortgage REIT. She was president and CEO of financial and strategy consulting firm Kosiba Edwards Associates, COO of New Vantage Group, and managing director and co-founder of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co.’s investment banking group. She has also served as a consultant to the Chinese government and ICBC, the country’s largest bank.

“I’m looking forward to working in Boyden’s highly collaborative partnership model,” commented Edwards. “The benefit of the firm’s vertical domain expertise offering is a great advantage to my clients. I was attracted by Boyden’s business model, which combines a robust global offering and client-centric service to support client organizations at every stage of growth.”

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