Louis Montgomery Jr.

Louis Montgomery Jr.

Practice Leader, Professional Search


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

He 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.

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 a soon to be published 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 and achieved all Conference Honors in Track. He was honored with an induction into the Christian Brothers College High School Hall of Fame and he remains active in their Alumni Association. He is also a member of the Cornell ILR Alumni Association Board of Directors. He also coaches youth sports.