Based in Stamford, Ann Fastiggi is a member of Spencer Stuart's Global Consumer Practice, specializing in hospitality and leisure. With more than 20 years of executive recruiting and leadership consulting experience, she focuses on the recruitment and assessment of CEOs, CFOs, CMOs and other C-suite executives in the hotel, restaurant, gaming, consumer travel, consumer and retail sectors. In addition to her work in the C-suite, Ann has led the searches for some of the industry’s most influential board of directors.
Extensive experience in hospitality
- For more than 20 years Ann has helped clients complete more than 300 searches for executives in a variety of functional areas, including general management, marketing, sales, development, operations and finance. Ann has also played an integral role in a number of CEO searches within the hospitality sector. Committed to improving diversity, Ann also has a strong track record of placing female and other diverse candidates in the industry.
- Prior to her current position at Spencer Stuart, Ann was a managing director with a global search firm, where she led the hospitality and leisure practice. She also spent several years as managing director with another global search firm.
- Earlier in her career, Ann spent seven years playing a key role in establishing the firm’s hospitality and leisure practice. She started her career with another global executive search firm before moving into human resources with Time, Inc.
Ann has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston University and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Temple University. She also serves on the Advisory Board of Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration.