Korn Ferry
Randy Manner

Randy Manner

Senior Partner

Washington, D.C.

Randy Manner, a retired Army Major General, is a passionate supporter of our nation’s Veterans and works with clients to develop or improve their Veteran Recruiting & Retention programs.

For over three decades Mr. Manner served our nation in a variety of positions in the Pentagon and around the world. Prior to retiring from the Army, he served as the Deputy Commanding General of the United States 3rd Army in Kuwait, as the Acting Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau, and as the Acting and Deputy Director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.  He facilitated the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq, helped neutralize chemical weapons in Russia, oversaw investments in biological prophylactic research on deadly pathogens, to include Ebola, and  helped coordinate military emergency response support to States during natural disasters.

For 16 years Mr. Manner worked for American Management Systems, a billion dollar international information technology consulting firm. When he departed AMS in September 2001 to return to active military duty, he was serving as business unit Vice President responsible for revenues of $100 million for federal, state, and commercial clients.

Mr. Manner mentors business leaders in improving their value propositions to their clients. He coaches senior military officers on leadership and ethics. General Manner is a member of several Advisory Boards of small companies and veteran non-profits to help increase their value. He volunteers on behalf of environmental organizations before the EPA and other government organizations, and advocates in support of veterans and families.

Mr. Manner earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Business Administration degree in Decision Sciences from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and post -graduate Certificates in International Security Policy from the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and  Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University.