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Margaret Smith, Client Lead

“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for it.” - Katharine Whitehorn


A founding member of Rich Talent Group, Margaret has successfully helped to build leadership teams for leading companies including Airbnb, Dropbox, Etsy, Eventbrite, Uber, Warby Parker and Zillow.

Prior to Rich Talent Group, Margaret was part of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Consumer Digital Media practice. While at the firm, she also lead a comprehensive research effort that analyzed the impact of digital leaders on Fortune 500 company boards.

Margaret began her career as an Account Executive for SS+K, a New York-based digital agency, where she partnered with General Motors, Obama for America, Pfizer, and Wells Fargo on mission-driven digital campaigns.

Margaret graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in Government and has a passion for diverse cultures, having studied in Samoa, Morocco and the United Kingdom.