Karen Burke D’Agostino
Karen Burke D’Agostino has worked in the retained executive search business for over 13 years. Prior to joining Polachi, she was a managing partner for ChampionScott Partners where she focused on high technology and venture capital. Before that, as a member of the Private Equity/Venture Capital practice of Korn/Ferry International, Karen worked directly with private equity/venture capital firms to recruit senior level investment professionals for their partnerships, as well as operating managers for their diverse portfolio companies. Prior to Korn/Ferry, Karen was a vice president with Mazza & Riley, a boutique firm specializing in private equity/venture capital searches that was acquired by Korn/Ferry in 1996.
Karen’s earlier experience includes the Harvard Management Company, where she was responsible for the recruitment of investment professionals and administrative support staff.
In addition to Karen’s search experience recruiting for private equity and venture capital firms, she also specializes in building the executive teams of their portfolio companies.
Karen earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut.