Michelle Rutledge


Michelle Rutledge

Managing Director
Executive Search


+1 (647) 417-3157


Michelle Rutledge is Managing Director for Canada at Ferguson Partners and is based in the Toronto office. Her focus is on sourcing and executing Real Estate assignments throughout North America and on a global basis. She serves as a leader of the firm’s Diversity Practice and Hospitality Practice, and she also participates in the Infrastructure Practice.

Prior to joining Ferguson Partners, Michelle worked as a Consultant with a Hospitality search firm. She gained extensive international exposure by executing hotel, gaming and restaurant searches throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. At Ferguson Partners, Michelle conducts regional and corporate-level searches across functions – including development, investments and operations – and places candidates in positions up to the C-Suite within the Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hospitality practices. She has spent time in Ferguson Partners’ New York and Toronto offices.

Michelle holds a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Western Ontario with a specialization in Psychology. When she’s not working on searches, Michelle enjoys spending time traveling and visiting her cottage north of Toronto.

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