Kimberly Templeton

Kimberly Templeton, Executive Search Consultant

J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College

“Our clients are leaders in their fields and at the forefront of vibrant innovation and impact. It is extremely rewarding to assist them with the recruitment of top talent to elevate capacity for dynamic growth and institutional transformation.”

Kimberly’s unique background and expertise as legal search consultant, development and communications professional, and attorney adds significantly to the breadth and depth of the Higher Talent team’s capabilities. She handles all aspects of the executive search process across a range of clients and sectors.

Prior to joining Higher Talent, Kimberly served as the Director of Candidate & Business Development for Garrison & Sisson, a prominent attorney search and consulting firm, where she sourced and recruited, managed and counseled top partner and associate talent for placement in leading law firms, boutique firms, and corporate legal departments.

Previously, Kimberly was Director of External Affairs for the Taubman Museum of Art. A key member of the management team, she provided leadership and direction for the institution’s development, government relations, public relations, and marketing programs. Her experience includes capital campaigns, major gifts, corporate and foundation relations, annual giving, membership, special events, planned giving, government affairs and appropriations, media relations, public affairs, and marketing communications.

Kimberly began her career as an associate at Cahill Reindel & Gordon, a leading Wall Street law firm, where her practice included corporate transactions and counseling, commercial litigation, and entertainment law. She also holds professional certification as a lobbyist from the Association of Government Relations Professionals.

Kimberly currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Development Committee for the National Down Syndrome Society and has previously served on the boards of other nonprofit disability organizations.