Ms. Barela focuses on the operational strategy for Korn Ferry's North America RPO and Solutions business. This includes service excellence, delivery, and driving innovation for our clients. She enjoys establishing the strategic direction, exceeding client expectations, and overseeing the teams tasked with delivering end-to-end talent acquisition solutions.
Ms. Barela has more than 20 years of experience in talent acquisition and enjoys partnering with clients and leading Korn Ferry in the delivery of our services. Since joining the firm in 2014, she has held several roles of increasing responsibility, working across the technology, life sciences and industrial industries.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Barela held multiple leadership positions throughout many industry leading organizations. She served as Vice President, Client Services for Cielo, a global RPO firm, and for TalentFusion in addition to working as a client leader within the human capital consulting industry. She began her career in technology recruiting.
Ms. Barela holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Master's in Organizational Development from Colorado State University.