Joanna Martin

Joanna Martin



Ms. Martin joined Korn Ferry from the White House after spending more than a decade in government and on campaigns at the state and federal level.

Most recently, she was as a Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel. Her portfolio included recruiting and recommending candidates to the President for key presidential appointments to boards, advisory councils, commissions and agencies.

Prior to joining the Administration Ms. Martin served on the Presidential Transition Team and on Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign as Mid Atlantic Finance Director.

After graduating from the University of Virginia, Ms. Martin began her career in Richmond as a Governor’s Fellow and then Special Assistant in the Office of Governor Mark Warner. She then worked on Tim Kaine’s successful gubernatorial campaign and served in the Governor’s Office as Director of Gubernatorial Appointments.