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Allen Austin Welcomes Courtney Kroll as Associate

May 2, 2022


Sandra Leiva

(Houston, TX) – Monday, May 2, 2022 – Allen Austin, a leading management consulting firm based in Houston, is thrilled to announce that Courtney Kroll has joined the firm as its newest Associate in the executive search practice.

Courtney’s background is in human resources, administration, and communications. She has a range of human resources skills such as analytics, recruiting, organizational structures, onboarding and more. She also has experience in journalism, copywriting, marketing, and social media management. She is enthusiastic about people and culture. Finding a perfect candidate who fits the culture of a company excites her. She is passionate, dependable, and conscientious.

“We are very excited to have Courtney join us” says Ari Cretu, President of Allen Austin. “In addition to her initiative and can-do attitude, Courtney brings a fresh perspective that will help catapult Allen Austin into this next phase of firm recruitment and growth.”

In her new role as an Associate at Allen Austin, some of Courtney’s responsibilities will include candidate sourcing methodologies, applicant tracking and execution of the full Foresight™ process by leveraging Allen Austin’s extensive portfolio of services, including executive search. Courtney will play a major role in supporting and enabling the firm’s growth.

Rob Andrews, Chairman & CEO said: “We are thrilled to have Courtney in this key role. She came to us through a longtime friend of the firm, client, and close collaborator. As our commitment is to provide the best possible support for our consultants, and a meaningful and rewarding career track for our associates, finding the right fit is critical. Courtney is known as a contributor who steps up, makes commitments, and takes initiative.

Courtney’s addition to Allen Austin will allow us to think differently and drive innovation more deliberately. Ours is a profession in need of positive change and we are committed to being the most trusted advisors in the business.”

Jenny Reed, Managing Partner of Allen Austin’s search practice said: “Our firm is growing and changing every day and we are thrilled to have Courtney on the team. She clearly has a rare talent and an innovative, out-of- the-box way of thinking.”

About Allen Austin

Allen Austin is a global management consulting firm specializing in executive search, leadership advisory and interim & project consulting solutions. In an industry that has not innovated in over 100 years, Allen Austin delivers solutions based on Total Performance Leadership™, the nine principles that enable organizations to reach their highest potential, engaging their workforces and delivering unprecedented shareholder returns.

We are trusted advisors to boards, CEOs, and senior leaders of companies small and large, public, and private, family-owned, private equity, venture-backed, domestic, and international. You can count on us for competence, understanding, empathy, consistency, transparency, and honesty, even when it is not convenient. Allen Austin’s core purpose is to improve the lives and effectiveness of our associates, clients, and the leaders of the world. Our mission is to help leaders build high performance, purpose-driven organizations that produce unprecedented results. For more information, please explore our website.


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