Senior Vice President, Central Search
Kelly Farrell is an Executive Search team member with Gallagher, based out of Toronto. Kelly leads Central Search for Gallagher as Senior Vice President. Bringing more than 25 years of executive search experience, Kelly is recognized as one of North America's most respected executive search specialists, with a track record of delivering exceptional results. Having partnered with hundreds of clients on complex and challenging searches, Kelly specializes in working within the North American private sector, with publicly traded Fortune 500 companies through to mid-size and private, owner-operated companies. Industry expertise includes fast-moving consumer goods, retail, managed services, logistics/supply, real estate, professional services and technology. Functional expertise spans C-suite and executive leadership roles across operations, human resources, finance, sales, marketing, legal, compliance and technology.
Prior to joining Gallagher, Kelly founded Four Corners Group in 2007 and grew the business to be one of Canada's preeminent retained executive search firms. Four Corners Group merged with Gallagher's Human Resources Consulting business in 2022.
Kelly's pursuit of excellence in all that she does transcends into her personal life as an avid flautist. Classically trained as an orchestral musician, Kelly can be found at any community event or backyard jam serenading family, friends and pets. She also is an avid supporter of Burlington Humane Society (formerly Animal Aid), Purrfect Companions and the Art Gallery of Burlington.
Kelly is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and is a member of Presidents of Enterprising Organizations (PEO).