Claire started her career with Northwestern Mutual- San Francisco Bay Area in 2007 as the Director of Recruiting. Over the next three years she recruited over 40 new Financial Representatives; some of whom are now Managing Directors, Growth and Development Directors, Lives Leaders Summit qualifiers and Forum members. In late 2010, Claire moved to the Home Office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to become a Recruiting and Internship Consultant for NAMP, the Eastern and the Southern region. She then moved into the company's Information Technology department as a subject matter expert and spent the remainder of her time at the Home Office as an Early Productivity Consultant.
In 2013, Claire moved back to the Northwestern Mutual office in San Francisco where she has spent the last four years building the recruiting a development systems to ensure consistent sustainable growth. The most notable accomplishment as Chief Recruiting Officer was successfully implementing a centralized recruiting model which led to double digit percent increases in all areas of tracked activity and number of contracts. Other accomplishments include attracting and retaining high quality, high activity and long standing recruiters, successfully developing and maintaining a recruiting budget, recruiting over 50% diverse candidates, being invited to speak at various company engagements (Annual Meeting, Regional Meetings, MutualFit, Activity Coaching Clinic & Internship 101) and leading the team to be a top five and top ten in national standings.
Claire has a business degree and minor in multicultural studies from Sonoma State University as well as a Masters degree in Business Administration from Alverno College. She is also a Master Certified Coach and certified in Organization Change Management through Prosci. Claire lives in Sonoma, Ca with her boyfriend Jon, dog Cash and cat Levi where she enjoys training (and completing) half ironman distance triathlons, camping, hiking, spending time with family, trying new food and wine tasting.