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Alan Guarino

Vice Chairman, CEO and Board Services

Alan Guarino is Vice Chairman in our CEO and Board Services practice for Korn Ferry, based in the Firm's New York office.

Mr. Guarino brings a unique perspective to Korn Ferry as a former chief executive officer and experienced consultant, working with corporate boards and executive teams to drive business and talent management strategies.

Currently, Alan leads major consulting initiatives across industries, with deep expertise in global financial markets, where he is responsible for ensuring that the firm's largest client relationships have access to the full range of the Korn Ferry's human capital solutions. In that context, he launched our Execution Accelerator initiative; helping business leaders better execute their strategies. He also leads senior executive search and C-suite succession assignments for large Fortune 500 companies, as well as cutting edge Fintech companies within capital markets, asset and wealth management and digital assets . Mr. Guarino has also served as founding chairman of the board of Boy’s and Girl’s Town of New York, president of West Point Society of New York, finance chairman of Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries, and as is an advisor to Axoni, R4, Censia, CircleBlack, and FTV Capital. As a public company board member, he currently chairs the Compensation Committee of The Chefs Warehouse (NASDAQ: CHEF).

He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned his master's degree in business administration from Embry Riddle University while on active duty in the United States Army.

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