Alta Cocina 2015: Marissa Martin Wine Tasting Winner

What does a Vice President of Executive Search do on her down time?
Let’s start with donating to nonprofits….

VP Executive Search Koya Partners

Marissa Martin in Spain

This spring Instituto Celebrates its 5th Annual Alta Cocina Fundraiser at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. Instituto brings together 650 of Chicago’s philanthropic, corporate, and community leaders in support of the 10,000 families Instituto works with each year.  Alta Cocina spotlights Chicago’s finest up-and-coming Latino chefs with live tasting stations, followed by an exciting program, dinner, and live auction.

Who’s the lucky winner? Marissa Martin wins the In-Home Wine Tasting Auction.

Marissa is both a wine lover and a 10 year veteran to the Executive Search Industry, focusing in on nonprofits and education.  Prior to joining Koya, Marissa served as Vice President, Global Research for DHR International, a top five retained search firm. She was responsible for overall coordination and management of DHR International global search execution. She was also instrumental in the expansion of the education and nonprofit practice with DHR.  Deeply committed to client service, Marissa was awarded the Chairman’s Award for Excellence multiple times and was instrumental in the expansion of the education and nonprofit practice with DHR.

Marissa’s commitment to the nonprofit field began with when she worked at Christopher House, a nationally recognized social service organization in Chicago that supports low-income families.

So what’s in Marissa’ glass after a long work week?

June 17th, 2015 by