Karina Makarem joins Pinnacle Search Partners as a Marketing and Research Associate. She is tenacious and thorough and leaves no stone unturned in her work. She manages her work with grace and ease and is able to distinguish nuances easily in her research even when tasked with a challenge she has never faced before. With prior experience in talent acquisition, she will provide invaluable research capabilities to our recruiters and bring creative ideas to our marketing department.

Prior to joining Pinnacle Search Partners, Karina worked at Printpack, gaining experience in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition. Karina is a graduate from the American University of Beirut where she studied Psychology. While studying, she was a member of the Psychology Club and Writer for AUB Outlook Newspaper. In her free time she was heavily involved in volunteer efforts with St. Jude’s Children’s Cancer Center in Lebanon where she organized activities for supplemental learning and helped plan the annual Gala Fundraiser.

Karina is fluent in both Arabic and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, running, and spending time with friends and family.


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