Ripley Hartmeyer, Head of Talent and Community

Ripley Hartmeyer joined Canvas in 2019 to lead talent and community building efforts. Prior to Canvas, Ripley worked at Spencer Stuart, one of the world’s leading executive search consulting firms, where she focused mainly on searches for consumer-facing technology and media companies. As a member of Spencer Stuart’s Board Practice, she worked on director recruitment for Fortune 100 to venture- and private equity-backed companies across a wide range of industries. Prior to Spencer Stuart, Ripley worked at Oxford Global, a risk management firm that partnered with private equity and other investment firms, private and publicly traded corporations, and philanthropic institutions.

Ripley graduated cum laude with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) from the University of Richmond, where she was Co-Captain of the Women’s Division I Tennis team. She serves as a Young Professional Board Member of CitySquash and is an avid athlete in tennis, squash, and golf. She currently competes on the Women’s Doubles Squash Association (WSDA) Tour.


Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) from the University of Richmond