Valerie Vincent


Managing Consultant

Valerie Vincent Taylor has three decades of successful recruiting experience in both Human Resources, and Technology.

She has established herself as a “must know” in recruiting and has built an exceptional network and database of quality connections that aid in her success. She is viewed as an expert Human Resources search partner and has led numerous retained and contained top level, executive HR searches.

Prior to recruiting, Valerie worked in the software industry where she was an individual contributor as well as a manager with a staff of close to 50 associates. With experience in hiring and talent acquisition, she transitioned to technical recruiting, joining PeopleWare Staffing as a Senior Account Manager and remained there for the next 18 years executing searches and leading recruiting teams.

With a keen eye for identifying talent and knack for building teams, Valerie transitioned to Korn Ferry as a Managing Consultant in the Human Resources Division in the Professional Services COE, specializing in placing top HR talent in a wide variety of industries throughout the West Coast. Valerie strives to develop strong relationships with clients with specialized searches. She has been a consistent top biller and leader in the Human Resources division.

A natural mentor, Valerie enjoys counseling her candidates and clients, connecting them to ideal partnerships and leaving both pleased with the outcome. Valerie has authored several white papers and blogs on HR best practices, DEI, and represents Korn Ferry at local California HR Conferences as well as national SHRM conferences. She received her Bachelor’s of Science from Santa Clara University, and continues to be a Los Angeles born and bred lover of sports, cinema and food!