Louis Montgomery

Louis Montgomery

Senior Member
Human Resources & Corporate Officers


Louis Montgomery Jr. is a senior member of Korn Ferry’s Human Resources and Corporate Officers Executive 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 throughout the private sector in government contracting, trade associations, and in higher education.

He has significant work experience with several major Fortune 500 organizations across multiple industries. 

Mr. Montgomery specializes in the placement of CHROs, Chief Diversity Officers, CFOs, Chief Communications, Head of Government Affairs and their teams.

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 one book, several articles and is the host of a monthly radio show entitled “Government Contracting Today”. 

Mr. Montgomery graduated from Cornell University where he majored in Industrial and Labor Relations. 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 has also coached Little League Baseball, Flag Football and Youth Soccer.