Leadership Team

Carina Whitham President
Based in San Francisco, Carina advises both industry leaders and emerging disruptors on Executive Search, Leadership Development, and Corporate Training and Advisory services. Whitham operates as one collaborative team, combining our individual talents with the collective expertise of our global network to bring our Clients the right candidates. Carina was raised in Holland and now resides in the Sonoma Wine Country and oversees the San Francisco office.


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Cheryl Nunes Recruitment Specialist
Cheryl works closely with the Recruitment Team providing strategic guidance and tactical solutions for the most complex search assignments. Cheryl brings an unparalleled depth of understanding to the hiring challenges companies face. Cheryl has been with Whitham Group for nearly a decade and has helped shape our dynamic and entrepreneurial culture which directly benefits our clients.


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Celina Ayala VP Executive Search
Celina is based in our London Office in Canary Wharf. Celina works on a global scale working with candidates around the world aligning their talent with our Clients’ strategic direction. Celina has been in Executive Search for a decade and before that, operated her own Construction Company which is how she fell into renewables. Celina speaks fluent Spanish and covers the US, London, and Latin America.


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Nesha Phaire Executive Recruiter
Nesha Phaire has been with Whitham Group as an Executive Recruiter for four years after coming from Blackstone Technologies and Nelson Staffing. Nesha has a specialty in building networks of specialized local and national candidates for Construction, Renewable Energy, and Cleantech organizations and teaming with WG’s Management Team to deliver People/human capitol solutions for highly visible internal projects for end clients.


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Catherine Boudreau Account Executive
Prior to Whitham, Catherine was an executive with a large Renewable Energy Firm based in France focused on global professional services assisting business leaders in developing growth strategies and solutions. She boasts an impressive track record of growing businesses and delivering innovations that provide stellar returns on investment. Catherine heads our RPO Division and Corporate Training in Europe. Catherine speaks fluent German, French and Italian.


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Kay Reyes Executive Recruiter and Lead Researcher
As an Executive Recruiter and Lead Researcher, Kay Reyes is going strong at over 4 years with Whitham Group. Best described as “absolutely amazing” and “powerful asset” for Whitham Group, she brings with her several years of experience in executive search, professional staffing, clinical research, staff augmentation, client advisory and relationship management. First class, polished and professional, Kay is based out of the Manila office.


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