Beacon Hill HR Leadership


Our Beacon Hill HR executives are not only experts at leading and directing our industry and functional groups, but they are world-class practitioners as well, delivering results every day.

Charlie Cain, Managing Director and EVP, Executive Committee Member

Mr. Cain is responsible for leading and directing both Beacon Hill Associates and Beacon Hill HR nationally while serving as a member of the company’s Executive Committee. He is one of the founders of our company, having grown Beacon Hill Associates from a start-up to one of the premier administrative placement firms in the marketplace, attracting several of the top staffing professionals in the country while training and developing new consultants. Mr. Cain is known for outstanding client service, team management and market knowledge. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, Mr. Cain led one of the most successful branches of a national public staffing organization, where he was also recognized as a top individual producer. Prior to his placement career, he spent three years in sales and marketing for the Boston Red Sox. Mr. Cain received a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College, where he majored in finance and economics.

Kate Harris, Division Director

Ms. Harris is responsible for leading Beacon Hill HR in the Boston marketplace. As a valued resource to the region’s top human resources professionals, she provides outstanding service to Beacon Hill’s clients and places HR professionals on a contract, direct and temp-to-hire basis. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, Ms. Harris was a top producer at one of Boston’s leading boutique staffing firms, where she partnered with clients ranging from the Fortune 500 to emerging growth companies in the real estate, consulting, financial services, biotech and healthcare fields, placing administrative and human resources professionals on both a contract and direct-hire basis. Prior to the staffing industry, Ms. Harris worked at Putnam Investments where she provided sales and marketing support to a group of Regional Marketing Directors. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia where she majored in economics and minored in history.

Lorri Zelman, Division Director

Ms. Zelman is responsible for leading and directing Beacon Hill HR in New York City. A seasoned HR professional, Ms. Zelman combines deep expertise in executive search with 12 years of prior leadership experience in corporate Human Resources, providing the foundation for a consultative, strategic and personal approach to client relationships. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, Ms. Zelman was Managing Director of the HR Executive Search practice of a NYC-based boutique, where she was also a top individual producer for nearly a decade. Prior to this, Ms. Zelman also launched and managed the HR Search practice of another NYC-based boutique, overseeing executive search, direct hire and contract staffing operations. Before entering search, Ms. Zelman held leadership roles in corporate Human Resources functions across multiple industries including advertising, media, technology and hospitality, in addition to working as a change management consultant for one of the largest consulting firms in the world. Ms. Zelman received a Bachelor of Arts from Union College, where she majored in sociology and a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Boston University. Ms. Zelman has served as Chair of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State Program since 2009, on behalf of the NY State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM). She participated on the Board of the New York City SHRM chapter for over a decade, the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management and the largest HR professional association in the world, serving as President from 2005 - 2008.

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