Coaching, Credit Unions, Financial Services, Succession Planning Specialist


Carll Wilkinson
President & CEO
Coaching, Credit Unions, Financial Services, Succession Planning

As Managing Partner of Smith & Wilkinson, Carll provides professional level, director level, and C-Suite search services to Community & Regional banks across the Northeast.  He focuses on working with banks between $100MM to $10B in assets, and in addition to conducting numerous CEO searches; he has successfully completed dozens of searches in the areas of commercial, consumer, and residential lending, retail banking, technology, credit, risk, audit, compliance, operations, finance and accounting, and wealth management.  Carll has been a contributor to various banking publications including Banking New England, Connecticut Banking Magazine, and Massachusetts Banker, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Banker & Tradesman, The Commercial Record, and SNL.

Carll earned his BA from Fordham University, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.  He is a member of The Pinnacle Society, the nation’s premier consortium of top boutique recruiters with membership limited to 75 people nationally.  Married with three children, Carll is also a singer/songwriter and can be found on Spotify and iTunes.


Carll Wilkinson