The Duffy Group Team

<span id=team1>Kathleen Duffy</span>

Kathleen Duffy


Becoming one of the most respected recruiting firms in the country did not just happen. It was Kathleen Duffy’s single-minded dedication to helping individuals find joy in their work that became her life mission. She, in fact, embodies her fundamental value: that people deserve to be enriched by the activity they focus at least 500,000 hours of their lives on.

She imparts the same strength of purpose to her entire staff, and the result is one of the strongest recruitment teams, from top to bottom, in the business. Her commitment to serving candidates and clients alike motivated Kathleen to develop the Recruitment Research model which enables the Duffy Group…read more

<span id=team2>Georgia Musgrave</span>

Georgia Musgrave

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

After 18 years working as a high-level administrator at one the country’s ten largest public colleges, Arizona State University (ASU), Georgia Musgrave brought her singular experience and perspective to Duffy Group. As an Assistant Dean at ASU, among other functions, Georgia was actively involved in recruitment, people resource management, organizational design, culture change, and budget oversight. Currently Duffy Group’s Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Georgia is a go-to resource for colleges and universities seeking the finest talent around the country. She brings 10 years of Higher Education experience to higher education executive search and recruitment for universities, graduate schools, vocational schools, art colleges, for profit institutions and academic medical centers.

Georgia graduated from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and a minor in early childhood education…read more

<span id=team3>Eden Higgins</span>

Eden Higgins

Vice President Practice Development

Eden Higgins’s holistic perspective to recruiting ties directly back to her 10 years working in Human Resources for start-ups and large corporations in multiple capacities: full-cycle recruiting, employee relations, and strategic planning. Working in multiple industries across the United States and internationally since joining Duffy Group in 2000, Eden is passionate about Renewable Energy and Emerging Technologies, honing in on top tier talent in manufacturing, project management, finance and business development…read more

<span id=team4>Melissa Barker</span>

Melissa Barker

Practice Director

Melissa Barker’s extensive experience in multiple facets of organizational management make her an invaluable asset to the Duffy Group team. Her years of experience managing teams, directing operations, and creating strategy for multiple organizations help her understand the value in finding just the right candidate. Skilled at creative sourcing and attracting passive candidates, she has placed high-level executives in the construction, gaming, manufacturing, healthcare, and nonprofit industries, to name a few…read more

<span id=team5>Colleen Neese</span>

Colleen Neese

Practice Leader

It was a pivotal moment for Colleen Neese when she learned of Duffy Group’s alternative and efficient Recruitment Research model. After more than two decades in the world of retained executive search, it was inevitable that Colleen join the Duffy team in 2016. Her business relationships in the non-profit, healthcare, and banking/financial services industries are embracing Duffy’s recruiting model and trust her knack for finding hidden talent. She relishes the “thrill of the hunt to…read more

<span id=team6>Sharon Grace</span>

Sharon Grace

Practice Leader

Sharon Grace’s passion for accounting and finance makes her a strong complement to our team at Duffy Group, Inc. With nearly two decades of recruitment experience, her core experience is accounting and finance within many industries across the U.S.; her recruiting expertise includes roles in human resources, higher education, manufacturing, and nonprofit leadership. This genuine, seasoned, top performer is not just all about the numbers; she is skilled at delivering an organization’s greatest asset – its people… read more

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