An Angel in New York: Laura Hill



Laura Hill has made a career out of helping others carving out a career for themselves. That’s impressive! With an M.B.A. in finance from the Stern School at New York University, and a B.B.A. in marketing from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Hill has defined a legacy as both a corporate and human resource expert.

Her extensive professional expertise includes eight years of banking as Vice President with JPMorgan Chase, over 12 years of recruiting experience, including serving as Managing Director with Crenshaw Associates, as well as 10 years career/outplacement coaching. In addition to being a recognized authority on career transitions—featured on media outlets such as CNBC, Forbes Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times—Hill is an accomplished speaker, appearing for professional groups such as the Association for Corporate GrowthFinancial Executives International, Financial Executive’s Networking Group, Financial Women’s Association, and Technology Executives Networking Group.

She is both Founder and President at the NYC career and coaching firm, Careers in Motion LLC, where she uses her expertise to assist professionals in the planning and assessment of their career goals. Hill is also a founder of New York Natives, a media production company centered on the distinct New York perspective.

Hill is currently interested in clean tech, consumer internet, enterprise software, health tech, and the mobile markets. She most recently invested in Hire an Esquire, a service that aims to connect law firms with contract attorneys.

Sector Focus:

Clean Technology, Consumer Internet, Enterprise Software, Health Care, Mobile

Selected Investments:

Hire an Esquire

Expertise Areas:

Investment Management, Capital Markets, Private Equity, International, Wholesale, Retail Banking, Senior Level Executives

Blogs, Twitter & Website:


Memorable Quotes:

On stepping down from a position: “Just resign and move on, and keep it quiet.”

On inflating ones resume: “Today’s recruiters are savvy enough to determine when you didn’t actually do what you claimed on your resume… Liars beware!”

About the author: Justin Danford

Justin Danford is a graduate from St. Josephs College where he both studied and fell in love with the English language. Born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island, he is a writer at heart and a champion of the power of words to change the world. When he is not immersing himself in technology, music, and literature; you can find him writing at ESEAnews.com.

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