Deborah Carroll

Deborah Carroll

Vice President


Deborah Carroll is vice president, executive search. She brings more than 25 years experience in coaching and recruiting hundreds of executives in leadership positions.  Her expertise spans a wide range of verticals including consumer products, management consulting, worldwide financial services, advertising and marketing, telecommunications, healthcare, nuclear energy and adtech.  Prior to MediaLink, Carroll served as VP of executive recruitment and talent management at WPP. She advised WPP’s media and advertising companies in North America by identifying strategic talent needs, designing job descriptions, and recruiting key C-suite performers. She also led the WPP MBA Fellowship, the highly competitive and esteemed international program for Ivy League MBAs.

Before WPP, Carroll worked for several prestigious executive search firms in New York City including Heidrick & Struggles, The Whitney Group, MBA Resources and Booz Allen & Hamilton.  She also founded Carroll Research where she teamed with talent acquisition leaders of Fortune 50 corporations to provide the tools these companies needed to identify, target and recruit exceptional and talented executives. Carroll has been a featured Speaker in the Harvard Business School’s Webinar Series: Interviewing Tips.

She holds an MA from Columbia University, an MST from Fordham University and a BA from Marymount Manhattan

Read more about Deborah Carroll on LinkedIn.