Austin McKenna serves as an Associate with Parker Executive Search within the Corporate Practice.
In this role, his main responsibilities are to understand his client’s needs, develop a detailed search strategy and recruit qualified candidates based on those needs. Austin’s enthusiasm, professionalism and strong communication skills are key assets to the firm.
Before joining Parker Executive Search, Austin worked within the Talent Acquisition sector of a Fortune 500 company, as well as gaining experience with an Atlanta-based boutique firm.
Austin has a broad range of experience in the industry, specifically in financial recruiting and talent acquisition. His background has provided him with a wealth of familiarity in the sector and he continues to grow as he remains a key part of PES.
In addition to his professional experience, Austin graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. While at VSU, Austin was heavily involved in Greek life, having served as Interfraternity Council President where he was responsible for working with faculty and admissions, as well as current and former students to promote VSU. He also helped to organize events that raised over $20,000 for numerous charitable organizations such as Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Susan G. Komen, and other local non-profits.
In his free time Austin enjoys spending time outside hiking with his dog, playing a round of golf, or traveling with friends.