Alice K. Benson
Founder & CEO

Alice brings over 20 years of executive search experience, working tirelessly for organizations going through change. She is known for her close trusting partnerships with clients and candidates, getting a great outcome for both.  

Prior to founding Benson Executive Search, Alice was the President & CEO of Gatti & Associates. Alice drove the revitalization of the brand while growing the business and expanding its reach across the US. Before leading Gatti, Alice was with a UK based Life Sciences executive search firm with Alice driving the firm's penetration into the US market. Previous executive search experience included work in the Tech and Professional Services markets with a boutique and then a large multi-national executive search firm.

Her corporate experience included senior HR roles with companies going through significant change including BBN, Lotus, Bank of Boston and PTC. Alice serves as a board member of HRLF (Human Resources Leadership Forum) and the Weston Council on Aging and volunteers for Life Science Cares and Nevins Farm.

Stephanie Keefe
Vice President

Drawing on over 20 years of operations management experience in the financial services industry, Stephanie is committed to building strong relationships with clients and candidates to achieve value-added-partner solutions.

Before joining Benson Executive Search, Stephanie was an Executive Search Director at Gatti & Associates and was responsible for the search and placement of senior-level professionals across all industries nationally. Her prior financial services experience includes roles at JP Morgan Chase, Fidelity and Investors Bank & Trust in reporting oversight, compliance, product management and client relationships. Stephanie enjoys volunteering with her local Council on Aging.




Theresa Noble
Senior recruiter

Theresa brings over 10 years of corporate and search recruiting experience. She has seen success partnering with stakeholders and managers in various settings to hire top talent. Theresa is a forward-thinking, innovative and creative recruiter who prides herself on building trusted relationships with both clients and candidates. Prior to joining Benson, Theresa was a corporate recruiter at Timberland and a senior recruiting manager at The Nagler Group. Theresa is an AIRES Diversity Recruiter.


Laura Gruber

Laura has over 20 years of HR experience across a wide variety of functions including recruiting, performance management, talent planning, employee relations, employee engagement and organizational training and development. Her unique blend of in-depth Human Resources experience spans the technology, finance, transportation and logistics industries. In a previous role at INTTRA Inc., Laura led a talent acquisition team to implement a comprehensive talent growth strategy.


Chris Winslow
Database analyst

Christopher Winslow brings diverse experience in management, customer relations, sales, consulting, contracting and leveraging technology in these areas. Christopher excels as a creative solution finder, meeting needs and desires without compromising on quality or efficiency. With a focus on communication and mediation Christopher affects and influences his working environment with a calm and collected mind in the face of adversity, complex issues and differing mindsets.

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