Katie Craner is a founding member of Springboard Search Group. Katie is deeply committed to providing outstanding personal service to candidates and clients alike, believing that being a careful listener is the key to maintaining strong, long-term relationships. She prides herself in working to understand the business needs of her clients and matching those needs with the career aspirations of the right candidate to ensure a successful placement.
Prior to Springboard, Katie focused on partner, counsel, associate and in-house national placements across legal disciplines. Katie also practiced in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department of a distinguished New York boutique. There she spent many years running the firm’s summer associate program and serving as a member of the Associates Committee, which focused on attorney recruitment, associate development and retention. Over the course of her career, Katie has mentored associates, guiding them in their professional development. This experience and perspective has enabled Katie to become a valued and trusted resource for attorneys seeking guidance and advice in connection with their career needs and goals.
Katie earned her B.A. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Fordham University. Katie enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, theater, skiing, and spending time with her husband and two children. Katie is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Committee, serving as an Alumni Interviewer for undergraduate applicants in New York, and a member of the Parents Association of the Riverdale Country School.