Kimberly Archer

Washington, DC
Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates
Co-leader, Global Nonprofit Sector, Area Manager Washington, DC

Kimberly Archer of Russell Reynolds Associates works with US-based and international organizations in identifying and assessing top leadership talent. She works closely with Boards on succession planning and CEO recruitment. In addition, she works within organizations to recruit other senior leadership roles and has a functional expertise in external relations including communications and marketing, advocacy/policy, and government affairs, as well as fundraising and business development.

Kimberly has nearly a decade of international search experience and joined Russell Reynolds Associates in 2005. Prior to executive search, Kimberly worked in the nonprofit sector as a Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Development at one the nation’s largest public health foundations with a focus on tobacco prevention and cessation. Her previous private sector experience is in marketing and communications and working most recently for Avon Products, Inc. with responsibility for the company’s flagship and first retail venture in New York City. Kimberly has also held positions in public relations with Federated Department Stores – Bloomingdale’s, serving as Manager of National Promotions and Special Events.

Kimberly earned her B.A. in psychology from Hofstra University. She has also completed the Executive Education Leadership Program at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.