Katherine Baker is a principal in Caldwell Partners’ Insurance Practice. Through her 11 years in executive search, Katherine has completed searches across functions and placed chief executive officers, chief financial officers, chief investment officers, chief marketing officers, chief underwriting officers, chief actuaries, and members of their teams. Katherine has partnered with clients in property & casualty, life, and employee benefits.
Prior to joining Caldwell in 2021, Katherine spent six years with Korn Ferry as a member of their Global Insurance and Asset & Wealth Management practices. She began her career at Whitney Partners, where she worked on senior-level investment banking searches.
Katherine received her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
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Katherine is a member of the Association of Professional Insurance Women.
“Katherine Baker was the consummate professional – responsive, knowledgeable, active listener and prepared during meetings. She became a trusted advisor who actively identified and sought out industry professionals for the position. My experience with Caldwell exceeded expectations.” – SVP, Global Underwriting, Global insurance company
“Katherine was extremely attentive and helpful throughout the entire hiring process. She helped prepare for each interview and provided great tips and advice, followed up after every interview for feedback, and helped me prepare for smooth resignation with past company to ensure everything is executed in timely and clear manner. I truly appreciated the opportunity to work with Katherine and Caldwell and am very excited about this new chapter in my career!” – Arina Gil, AVP, Healthcare Underwriting