Leadership

Claire Kittle Dixon, Executive Director

Claire Kittle Dixon is the executive director of Talent Market. Claire has a decade of experience in the talent development field. She operated her own headhunting firm for more than three years before transitioning into a career in the free-market nonprofit movement.

She joined the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation where she served as the Program Officer for Leadership and Talent Development. While at Koch, Claire managed the hiring process for the Foundation and launched and managed two talent programs – the Koch Associate Program and the Koch Internship Program. Most recently, Claire served as the Vice President and Director of Research of the Buckeye Institute, Ohio’s free-market think tank.

Claire currently serves on the board of TNReport.com, an independent, not-for-profit news organization in Tennessee. She is also on the board of The Bastiat Society, an organization of principled wealth creators committed to reclaiming the moral high ground and the life of the individual. Claire is especially fond of The Bastiat Society’s motto: “Those who work in freedom should know how freedom works.”

Claire earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s in Public Policy from Georgetown University.

After spending years in our nation’s capital, Claire decided to stop and smell the roses in Charleston, SC.