Cait Houston is a principal in Caldwell’s Industrial Practice, and a key member of our Canadian team. With more than 15 years of experience in professional services, Cait harnesses deep industry acumen and an extensive network to drive searches to successful conclusions.
Cait’s clients have included public and private companies ranging in size and scale across the infrastructure, agriculture, energy and resources, and technology industries, as well as many private equity and venture capital firms. Her expertise spans corporate services and operational leadership recruitment, with a particular passion for clients with sustainability-centric missions and energy transition mandates. Her strong understanding of these pivotal functional and industry domains has positioned her as a sought-after partner to clients, frequently called upon to bolster the delivery of senior leadership initiatives in collaboration with Caldwell leaders spanning North America.
Prior to joining Caldwell, Cait sourced and recruited senior-level professionals and executives across a diverse range of industries at a Canadian boutique search firm. Before her career in executive search, Cait held influential leadership roles at an organization specializing in providing travel visa services across Canada, strategically driving business growth through cultivating client relationships and establishing strategic alliances with foreign embassies across the nation.
“Courtney and Cait really listened when I described what was important in filling this role. They identified a very strong roster of candidates. They were always prompt in responding to my queries and provided good advice as we navigated the process. I appreciate their diligence and honesty and feel we have landed on a very strong candidate to take the role.” – Theresa Jang, Chief Financial Officer, Stantec