Keri Gavin

Partner at Hanold Associates

Keri is a Partner at Hanold Associates focused on recruiting the best HR leaders in Talent Acquisition, Organizational Development, Talent Management, Operations and Total Rewards. Her signature strength is being a personable, skilled relationship builder who is able to build trust and communicate important information effectively.

Prior to joining Hanold Associates, Keri was the Director of Host Relations and Customized Training for Ragan Communications. At Ragan, she fostered relationships with communications leaders at Fortune 500 companies to secure event partnerships.

Before Ragan, Keri was a television anchor and reporter for KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa. Her most memorable assignment was a one-on-one interview with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.

Keri graduated with honors from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, where she was a Division I track and field athlete. She grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and is a lifelong Cubs fan who lovingly named her dog after the Friendly Confines.

She enjoys working out, reading about health and nutrition, traveling and spending time with her husband and children, family and friends.