Christina Cary


Christina Cary is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Washington DC office and a member of the Human Resources Officers and Technology & Services practices. Her search work focuses on functional roles in human resources including CHRO, CPO, divisional and regional heads of HR, and centers of excellence leaders in talent management, talent acquisition, learning and development, HR operations, total rewards and diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Christina’s industry expertise is predominantly focused on the technology and services sectors, including software/SaaS and cloud, consumer-tech, fin-tech, information services and professional services. She has experience working for companies at various stages of their lifecycles, including PE/VC-backed, high-growth pre-IPO, and public, many of which are expanding globally.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Christina worked in the private wealth management business of JPMorgan Chase, providing customized solutions including capital advisory, investment asset allocation, and trust and estate planning recommendations for individuals within the private equity, hedge fund, and trading spaces. She began pursuing her MBA during her early years at JPMorgan Chase.


The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, MBA, Concentrations in Economics and Managerial and Organizational Behavior

Georgetown University, BA, magna cum laude

Philanthropy and Service

Christina is a member of the Georgetown University board of governors and served as chair of the nominations committee for two years. She is a former president of Hoyas Unlimited, Georgetown’s annual fundraising arm for athletics that supports excellence across all the university’s 29 intercollegiate sports.