Kathleen Dwyer

Director, Executive Search


Home Furnishings
Buying & Merchandising
Supply Chain
Shared Services


Kathleen Dwyer is a search executive with an extensive background working in-house with iconic luxury home brands such as Williams-Sonoma, Inc. and RH. She joined the Janou Pakter team in 2021 to build out a practice dedicated to clients in the home space.

Kathleen’s career in search started over 20 years ago when she joined Onsite Commercial Staffing, an Aerotek company. From here, her career blossomed and evolved supporting companies in a variety of industries and disciplines including Engineering, Administrative, Accounting & Finance. In 2012, she transitioned her career to the luxury retail space and joined RH on the Talent Acquisition team and supported all functions across the corporate office. In 2015, she transitioned to Williams-Sonoma, Inc. where she supported all brands during her tenure including Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, Mark & Graham, Rejuvenation, Williams Sonoma, Williams Sonoma Home, West Elm, Shared Services as well as the Global teams.

Kathleen is a respected business executive, deeply connected in the home industry and takes pride in her customer centric approach to long lasting partnerships. Kathleen was born and raised in the SF Bay Area. She now lives in Park City, has a wonderful husband and loves spending time outdoors.