Louis Montgomery Jr.
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Louis Montgomery Jr.

Practice Leader, Human Resources & Diversity Officers Practice

Louis Montgomery Jr. leads the firm’s Human Resources and Diversity Officers, Professional Search Practice.

Louis Montgomery Jr. helps organization add diversity to their C-Suites. To date 75% of his placements are women and 50% are people of color.​

He has successfully placed leaders in a variety of sectors including; government contracting, industrial, consumer centric, trade associations, healthcare, and in higher education. He leads a team of eight individuals who conduct searches across all sectors from HR Manager to HR VP level.​

Mr. Montgomery specializes in the placement of Human Resources leaders, their teams and diversity officers.​

Before moving into search he held a number of senior human resources roles including SVP, Human Resources – Serco North America, Head of Talent Acquisition – AES and Chief Diversity Officer, Kraft Foods.​

He is the author of A Years Worth of Inspiration, and several thought leadership articles including HR Goes to School, Starbucks Battle Against Bias and Golden Talent and “Next Generation Diversity Officers” a research study on the leadership competencies of Diversity Officers.​

Mr. Montgomery graduated from Cornell University where he majored in Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). Also while at Cornell he was a Varsity letter winner in Football and Track. He is a member of the Christian Brothers College High School Hall of Fame and he’s also a member of the Cornell ILR Alumni Association Board of Directors. He was recently elected a Chairman of the Senior Human Resources Executive Forum, a senior HR group based in the DC region. In addition he youth baseball.