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Christie Casey Shaffer Placed as a Senior Principal with Howard Fischer Associates

Rochelle Schumer, President of R&L Associates, Ltd. is pleased to announce the placement of Christie Casey Shaffer as a Senior Principal with the Philadelphia and Boston offices of Howard Fischer Associates. Christie has over 20 years of proven experience in retained executive search, consulting and global corporate executive recruitment for Fortune Global 500 companies, early-stage startups, private equity and venture backed companies.

Prior to joining HFA, Christie was a Global Executive Talent Leader and Senior Executive Recruiter at Cognizant, where she helped to build their global in-house executive search team and recruit diverse, world-class executives for Cognizant’s C-Suite and Executive Leadership across all lines of business, global markets, and functional areas. She was hand selected to build and scale nascent bleeding edge businesses from the ground up, including Cognizant’s Digital Business & Technology practice (AI, Analytics, Customer Experience, Data, Digital Engineering, IOT, Interactive), and Management Consulting practice, which account for more than 50% of the firm’s revenue today.

Previously Christie was a member in Korn Ferry’International's Global Technology & Professional Services Practice, Financial Officer’s Practice, and Information Technology Center of Expertise, where she led C Suite, Board of Directors and Senior Executive retained search engagements across industry sectors and functional areas, with a focus on Technology, Software and Professional Services firms. She began her career with a New England based boutique executive search firm executing projects for Fortune 1000 and early-stage venture backed .com startups in Technology, Consumer Products, Retail, Healthcare and Financial Services.

“We are very excited to be part of the growth of Howard Fischer Associates and thrilled to add Christie Casey Shaffer to the firm. She will be a welcome addition to their team! Every placement we make is as exciting as the first."


Founded in 1994, R&L Associates, Ltd. takes pride in placing Search professionals within the Search Industry, globally.

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