Jenny Crowe-Innes is founder and President of Crowe-Innes & Associates, a retained executive search firm with a nationwide practice. The firm has grown rapidly since its founding in 1996 and has an excellent track record of delivering superior results to its clients.
Jenny is a seasoned human resource professional with over 27 years of experience in managing organizational change and conducting executive searches for diverse multinational organizations including: The Gymboree Corporation, Levi Strauss and Company, American Hospital Supply Corporation, Control Data Corporation and Honeywell, Inc.
Prior to founding Crowe-Innes & Associates, Jenny was the vice president of human resources for The Gymboree Corporation, a high growth, specialty retailer of children's apparel and play products. In this role, she provided strategic leadership in human resources and successfully managed and conducted numerous executive and mid-level management searches.
Jenny's management responsibilities at Levi Strauss and Company included providing leadership and strategic direction to global, corporate, and division level human resources functions. At Levi Strauss and Company, she was director of employment, employee relations and diversity. Previously, she was the director of personnel for the womenswear division and a regional personnel manager for the jeans division.
Prior to Levi Strauss and Company, Jenny held key positions at American Hospital Supply Corporation as the western region personnel manager and the manager of college relations. Early in her career, she obtained extensive training and development experience as training and development manager at Control Data Corporation. She was also a research associate in the life sciences division of Honeywell, Inc.
Jenny is a frequent national speaker on a variety of human resources topics and has authored several articles on human resources management. She is a Board member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). She has served as a Board member for the California Employment Law Council, the Northern California Human Resources Association and the Marin AIDS Project.
Jenny has a Master of Arts degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Business from the University of Minnesota.
BETH GERKEN LOGAN
Beth Logan is Vice President of Crowe-Innes & Associates. She has been with the firm since its founding and has successfully managed numerous senior level search assignments. Her expertise is wide-ranging and includes the functional areas of marketing, finance, operations, human resources, merchandising, advertising, and public relations. Her recent search assignments have been predominately in the retail/apparel, e-commerce and technology industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Beth spent five years as a senior associate in Korn/Ferry Internationalís San Francisco office. She worked on a broad range of executive search assignments with particular emphasis on the consumer products, finance, and not-for-profit industries. She has worked on more than one hundred search assignments with close to a 100% successful completion record in her eight years of recruiting.
Before joining Korn/Ferry, Beth was employed by Chevron Corporation in the finance department. Her last assignment was to recruit for, and supervise, the MBA Finance Program. She recruited from the nationís top business schools hiring and managing 20 or more MBAs each year. Beth began her career with Security Pacific National Bank as an operations supervisor.
Beth holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the UCLA Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University. She is currently on the Tiburon Peninsula Foundation Board. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Ballet and the Reed Unified School District Site Council.
ADRIENE B. COFFEY
Adriene Coffey is Director, Marketing and Business Development for Crowe-Innes & Associates. She is responsible for directing the firm's marketing endeavors and new business efforts. Adriene joined the firm in 1998 as a senior search consultant and conducted senior level executive searches within the retail/apparel, financial services and consumer products industries.
Prior to joining Crowe-Innes & Associates, Adriene was a founding member of the San Francisco office of Skyron, a nationwide executive search firm specializing in information technology and financial services.
Adriene spent nine years in management positions at Qualex Inc., the photofinishing division of Eastman Kodak. Adrieneís last position at Qualex Inc. was the west regional sales manager, where she was responsible for the sales, operations and training functions for the western half of the United States. This position encompassed extensive work with regional and nationwide retailers, sales organizations, plant facilities and print and other media.
Adriene obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Texas A & M University. She is involved with several non-profit organizations including the Junior League, Hamilton House and Columbia Park Boys and Girls Club. Adriene was instrumental in developing the Volunteers in Action television program, which highlights non-profit organizations in the Bay Area.
ANNA C. MARLETTA
Anna Marletta is Office Manager at Crowe-Innes & Associates. Anna is responsible for corporate administrative, accounting and customer service functions for the firm.
Anna comes to the firm with eight years of experience in the retail industry. Prior to joining Crowe-Innes & Associates, Anna worked as a merchandise manager, distribution manager, assistant to the director of merchandising, executive assistant to the vice president of retail operations, and sales associate at Headlines, a west coast novelty gifts retail and apparel company. Most recently, Anna spent three years working as the office manager/administrative assistant for GEI Consultants, Inc., a nationwide engineering consulting firm in San Francisco.
Anna currently attends the College of Marin in Kentfield, California studying Financial Accounting and Business Administration.
SUZANNE S. GILLEY
Suzanne Gilley is a Senior Associate at Crowe-Innes & Associates where she has successfully completed numerous senior level search assignments within the retail/apparel, e-commerce and Internet industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Suzanne was a senior merchandiser with the Gap, Inc. in San Francisco where she managed an $85 million denim and woven tops business. Her merchandising experience included sourcing of fabric and trims, production, buy planning, garment specifications, pricing, shipment tracking, and markdown strategies. Suzanne started her career with Gap Kids as a merchandising trainee.
Prior to her experience at the Gap, Suzanne was employed by Daniel Walker and Associates, an executive search firm where she was responsible for research and candidate development on senior level assignments. Suzanne began her career with Korn/Ferry International where she worked as a research associate and assisted partners and search consultants in a variety of industries. Her areas of emphasis included healthcare, financial services and not-for-profit.
Suzanne has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Southern California.
KIMBERLY M. GORDON
Kim Gordon is a Senior Associate at Crowe-Innes & Associates. Kim has successfully completed numerous senior level search assignments in the e-commerce, Internet, retail/apparel, and not-for-profit industries. These assignments have included the recruitment of senior executives from a variety of functional areas. Kimís extensive search experience contributes to her success at Crowe-Innes & Associates.
Prior to joining the firm, Kim was a senior associate with Heidrick & Struggles in their San Francisco office. Her areas of emphasis included financial and professional services.
Kim began her executive search career as a research associate at Boyden International in San Francisco. She worked on senior level assignments in the consumer products, technology, healthcare and not-for-profit industries. Prior to executive search, she worked at the House of Representatives Conference in Washington, D.C.
Kim has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California.
Gaye Varnay is Director, Research for Crowe-Innes & Associates. She is responsible for all aspects of the research process on behalf of our clients. Prior to joining Crowe-Innes & Associates, Gaye spent ten years with the State Compensation Insurance Fund in the human resources and account executive functions.
Gaye holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). She is currently on the site council at Reed Unified School District and is a founding member of the San Francisco Research Forum.
MARLA M. SCHNEIDMAN
Marla is an Associate at Crowe-Innes & Associates. Marla brings a wealth of human resources experience and a strong international background to Crowe-Innes & Associates.
Prior to joining Crowe-Innes & Associates, Marla worked in Oxford, England as the International Human Resources Manager for PIC International Group, an American biotechnology company. She was responsible for designing the human resources strategy for subsidiary operations in Central Europe and Asia and for preparing compensation and benefits packages for internationally mobile employees.
Prior to PIC International Group, Marla spent two years in Moscow, Russia working for Price Waterhouse & Co. in the Corporate Finance Recovery & Privatization Services division as the Human Resources Manager. She was responsible for recruiting and managing Russian and expatriate staff.
Marla began her career as an Account Executive with United Way of the Greater Los Angeles Area. In this role, Marla managed a portfolio of existing corporate and individual donor accounts and generated new contributions from professional services firms and individuals. She also recruited business professionals from major corporations based in Los Angeles to work as volunteers at United Way.
Marla has a Master of Arts in International Development from the School of International Services at American University in Washington, DC and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of California at San Diego. Marla also spent a year at the University of Bordeaux, France studying International Communications.