Executive Senior Partner
Success in executive recruiting comes from having a truly vested interest in the lives and businesses of one’s candidates and clients. Adept at addressing complex hiring needs and career goals, Will Elliott enjoys the satisfaction and fulfilment that come with making a positive impact on all parties.
Prior to Korn Ferry, Will recruited IT professionals for top-tier banks in London, England, before spending four years recruiting for Fortune 500 corporations at a global leading recruitment firm in Seoul, South Korea. Promoted after his first year recruiting in London, Will continued his success in Seoul, where he helped the company to grow its client base after opening its first office there, bringing in major accounts including Microsoft, McDonalds, Nestle, L’Oreal and eventually leaving the company as the top Accounting & Finance performer.
Will joined Korn Ferry(Lucas Group) in 2014 and quickly made a notable mark on the firm, being named a Top 50 biller and promoted to Senior Partner during his first full year with the company.
In his role, Will sources high-caliber Accounting & Finance talent for mid-tier to Fortune 500 corporations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. By being authentic, sincere and rigorous in representing both the client’s and the candidate’s best interests, he forms solid relationships that last beyond a single placement and often throughout entire careers.
Will enjoys traveling extensively with his wife as well as watching live sports games and playing golf. He holds a BSc in Geography (International Relations minor course) from King’s College London and also studied towards a graduate Laws LLB degree before deciding to focus on recruiting.