Adrienne King

March 17, 2021 | secon2017
Adriene King' Bio
Adrienne is the Executive Vice President, Americas Talent Management for Bain & Company.  She joined Bain’s Boston office as an Associate Consultant after graduating from Yale College in 1986.  After three years in Bain’s Boston office Adrienne took a leave to attend the Stanford Graduate School of Business where she graduated in 1991 with an MBA.  She then worked as a Consultant in Bain’s San Francisco office for two years before transferring to the Chicago office where she is still based today.  Adrienne continued in client facing roles for the next several years in Chicago working with clients in many industries including financial services, telecommunications, utilities, aerospace/defense, health care, and consumer packaged goods.

In 2001 Adrienne focused her career internally and began managing all people related functions for Bain in the Chicago office.  In 2005 she stepped into a newly created role as Director of North American Human Capital.  This new role was created to support the Office Heads and local office talent leaders in the region to oversee HR operations and to lead strategic talent initiatives and projects.  In 2011 Adrienne was promoted to Senior Director and her scope was expanded to include all Bain offices and employees in the Americas region.

Adrienne is a native of Chicago’s south side.  She grew up in the Jackson Park Highlands and attended the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools from Kindergarten through High School.  Today she lives in Hyde Park’s Kenwood area with her husband and three sons.  She sits on multiple charitable boards including the University of Chicago Women’s Board where she is currently serving as a member of the Steering Committee.