Senior Client Partner, Co-Leader Global Financial Officers Practice
Jeff joined Korn Ferry in October, 2020 following nearly 18 years at another of the world’s top five executive search and leadership advisory firms. In his prior firm, Jeff was a longstanding partner and core member of that firm’s Financial Officer and Financial Services practices, and at points in his career also held the positions of Philadelphia office managing partner and audit committee chair.
Jeff has broad executive search and leadership advisory experience serving a range of client organizations across various industries, with substantial experience working with talent and clients in the financial services and insurance markets. He has advised public and private, large cap and middle-market clients in their searches for chief financial officers, board directors, and other senior leaders.
Beyond his core executive search work, Jeff has experience working closely with corporate boards, investment firms and family offices that are undergoing leadership transitions and succession planning processes within their organizations.
Before his career in executive search and leadership consulting began in 2001, Jeff worked at CEB, where he was instrumental in the formation and early growth of the company’s CFO network. Earlier, Jeff was a banker with Bank of America and an award-winning high school mathematics teacher.
Jeff is part of Korn Ferry’s New York office and lives outside of Philadelphia. He serves on the advisory board of NewSpring Holdings, a middle-market private equity investment firm. Jeff holds a degree in mathematics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.