Annie Wenzel


Annie has been headhunting startup talent for 13 years and will be celebrating her 11th year at Swing in December. Annie specializes in Executive (VP – C level) sales, marketing, business development & partnerships, and people/talent roles. Annie is a driver and an early bird. Annie’s 4-person team recruits Strategic ICs to Executives in GTM and Talent functions. Annie is the stakeholder on every search her team takes on. Annie can pitch your business better than most anyone, and clients and candidates love her directness, speed, and sense of humor.

Notable Placements:

CRO, Greenfly
CRO, Arc
CRO, Section
CMO, Papa
CRO, Netradyne
CRO, Tempo Automation
CPO, CRO, VP of Growth, & VP of Customer Success, Spring Health
CMO & Head of Growth, Possible
, Firstup

SVP of People, VP of Enterprise Sales,
VP of Sales (Automotive/Robotics),
GM Federal, and Chief of StaffScale
SVP of Global Sales & Partnerships & SVP of Marketing, Reejig
VP of People & Culture, Papa
VP of Product Marketing, Hinge Health
VP of Sales, Infogrid
Head of Sales,
Head of Recruiting, Arc

If I had one motto to live by:

”The harder I work, the luckier I get.”

Biggest strengths:

Listening and building trust quickly

Favorite interview question:

”When and how did you know you wanted the job you have today?”