Senior Director, Executive Recruiting
Based in Washington DC, Sarah Smart has been in and around the talent acquisition world for almost 20 years. With experience in venture capital and private equity, including 5 years at JPMorgan Partners recruiting leadership for their portfolio of investments, Sarah has also worked at several major executive search firms including Russell Reynolds and Heidrick & Struggles. In 2009 Sarah moved with her family to Washington DC where she joined Freddie Mac to lead their executive recruitment efforts, she quickly learned the scintillating world of mortgage backed securities was not for her. In 2011 she joined Hilton Worldwide as Director for Executive Recruitment. Today her team is responsible for recruiting General Managers and Senior Directors in North America and all VP + roles, globally. Sarah enjoys travel (naturally), hosting parties and politics. She has a Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis and a Masters Degree from Columbia University.