Jennifer L.


Director of Business Development, North America Projects

Jennifer L. Kesterson leads the business development efforts for the North America Projects business officing out of the Dallas office.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Kesterson worked as a Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs & Co. and UBS.  During her time in the financial services industry, she was responsible for identifying and bringing in new business, as well as connecting existing clients to all resources and capabilities within the firm.

Prior to that, she worked in New York City managing the North American wholesale business for some of the world's leading luxury fashion houses, such as ESCADA and Burberry.  

Ms. Kesterson is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX with a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) in Marketing, as well as a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the SMU Cox School of Business.

She currently serves on as the Vice President for the Dallas Business Club organization as well as a board member for Young Texans Against Cancer. Ms. Kesterson is also very involved with the SMU Alumni group and the Texas Women of Wall Street group.