Meet the Team

At Fenaroli & Associates, we know that talent is at the cornerstone of success for any growing and thriving business. There is no greater talent that inspires us than our own. We hold our staff and our leaders to only the highest of standards, and are exceptionally discerning in how we select individuals to join us in maintaining our reputation as one of the leading executive placement firms in the country with one of the highest stick rates in the business.

Read below to learn more about our team, or contact us with information about why you’d be a fit for Fenaroli & Associates.

Karen Fenaroli

Karen Fenaroli

Founder & CEO

Karen leverages 25+ years of CEO tenure, executive search consulting, and leadership experience to help high-growth businesses identify and evaluate critical executive and board member placements. As the most recognized expert and aggregator of diverse board talent in the country, Karen is sought after by leaders in the boardroom, the Fortune 1000 and private firms alike for direction and vision when implementing progressive methodologies that make it possible to achieve excellence and enhance the bottom line.


Christine Murray

Christine Murray

Senior Vice President, Managing Director

Christine brings more than 15 years of program management, executive-level relationship cultivation and emerging business initiatives oversight to help leading companies strategically elevate their position in the marketplace through executive and board member placements. With a deep background in transportation and logistics, economic development, and the civic sector, Christine leverages her expertise to provide insight and leadership analysis that makes it possible for her clients to compete, innovate and improve the bottom line.


Deborah Martin

Deborah Martin

Director of Talent Operations & Client Service

Deborah Martin is the operational backbone of the Fenaroli & Associates search practice. As the Director of Operations and Client Service, she is responsible for a search’s research and database creation; long list of vetted candidates; and reference checks, background checks and process milestones. With more than a decade of experience exclusively in retained search, she capitalized on a unique perspective to ensure best-in-class client service from engagement through placement and for all follow-up conducted thereafter.