Nationwide/United States

Consumer Marketing, Marketing, Market Research, Channel & Customer Marketing Digital & Ecommerce Marketing CPG Sales Durables, Services, Entertainment, QSR, high tech and Sports marketing and consumer insights, CPG 
Consumer Products

Kris Holmes

With over a decade in marketing, I joined O’Connell Group in 1995 and am now a partner. As a firm that specializes in Consumer Marketing and Insights, we have successfully placed qualified candidates in positions across the nation, from General Manager, CMO, SVP Marketing to ABMs, in businesses ranging from Fortune 50s to Private Equity and StartUps.

I am also the author of the highly acclaimed book, “Ignite Your Career!: Strategies and Tactics to Unleash Your Potential,” which is based on the foundation of my 28+ years of experience at O’Connell Group. 

Over the years, I have placed over 1000 candidates and counseled more than 20,000 individuals on how to navigate their careers successfully. As an executive recruiter, I am passionate about building strong and productive relationships, serving as a trusted advisor and mentor, and fostering the growth and success of both my clients’ businesses and my candidates’ careers. 

As a top executive recruiter with 28+ years of experience, I have helped more than 20,000 professionals navigate their careers and placed over 1000 candidates. My expertise in career coaching and counseling led me to author the best-selling book, Ignite Your Career!, Strategies and Tactics to Unleash Your Potential. This book is the culmination of my years of experience, and I wrote it to help students, job seekers, and professionals build the skills they need to succeed in their careers.

Before joining O’Connell Group, I spent a decade in consumer-packaged goods, retail, and durables, where I honed my skills in marketing and business development. Over the years, I have built a reputation as a trusted advisor and mentor to my clients and candidates. I take pride in my ability to establish strong, productive relationships that help my clients grow their businesses and my candidates advance their careers.

O’Connell Group specializes in Consumer Marketing and Insights and places candidates in roles ranging from General Manager, CMO, SVP Marketing, Head of Function, Head of DTC/E-Commerce down to ABMs across the country in companies ranging from Fortune 50s to Private Equity plays and Start Ups.

My dedication to excellence in executive recruitment led to my acceptance into the Pinnacle Society in 2016. This prestigious consortium represents the top 80 industry-leading recruiters in North America.

I hold a degree from Tufts University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. If you’re interested in learning more about my approach to career coaching and counseling, check out my #1 Amazon best-selling book, Ignite Your Career! with over 114 5-star reviews, and take the first step towards unlocking your true potential: here 

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