Board/Governance

A Board of Directors is at the heart of any organization. Its members must have the vision to move the company forward, the courage to make the difficult decisions to make that happen, and the understanding of their business and its position in the marketplace. At Diversified Search, we pride ourselves on going the extra mile to identify and recruit America’s best minds to America’s best boards. Our consultants have extensive experience and strong relationships in their fields, enabling them to uncover the right candidates quickly. But what they offer is so much more. Throughout the search process, our Managing Directors are always working to provide the expertise, insight, and guidance to help challenge internal perspectives and help an organization thrive. We also offer something completely unique: our Corporate Board of Directors Advisory Group, comprised of five seasoned experts in the arena of the challenges and needs of boards of directors, which works within our Board Practice to explore the complex issues confronting boards today, particularly in the area of diversity. These members are: GILBERT F. CASELLAS, Non-Executive Chairman of OMNITRU, who serves on the board of directors of Prudential Financial, Inc. CALVIN DARDEN, SR., Senior Vice President of Operations at UPS (Retired), who serves on the boards of Target Corp., Coca-Cola Enterprises, and Cardinal Health SHIRLEY FRANKLIN, former Mayor of Atlanta, who serves on the boards of Delta Airlines and Mueller Water Products JIM LAWRENCE, Chairman, Rothschild North America, who serves on the boards of International Airline Group, Avnet, Inc., and Smurfit Kappa Group PLC PAULA STERN, Founder of The Stern Group, Inc., who serves on the board of Rent A Center Inc. A great board member can transform an organization. Our resources are significant; our expertise, formidable; our determination and passion for excellence, limitless.

Practice members

Gordon Hawthorne Senior Advisor Bio
Roger Anderson Managing Director Bio
Euris E. Belle Managing Director Bio
Chris Berger Managing Director Bio
Karen Bertrand Managing Director Bio
Veronica Biggins Managing Director Bio
Judy Boreham Managing Director Bio
Lyn Brennan Managing Director Bio
Neysa Dillon Brown Managing Director Bio
Gerard F. Cattie Jr Managing Director Bio
Tim Condon Managing Director Bio
Sara Connolly Managing Director Bio
Kim Ennis Managing Director Bio
Joseph A. Frick Senior Advisor Bio
Hugo Fueglein Managing Director Bio
Peter J. Gillin Managing Director Bio
Martha C. Hauser Managing Director Bio
Dale E. Jones President and Chief Executive Officer Bio
Julie Kanak Managing Director Bio
John J. Keller Managing Director Bio
Kevin B. Kelly Managing Director Bio
Jason D. León Managing Director Bio
Carla Logan Vice President and Senior Associate Bio
Leslie Mazza Senior Vice President, Quality and Talent Bio
John Mestepey Managing Director Bio
Stephen S. Morreale Chief Operating Officer Bio
Jennifer Muller Vice President and Senior Associate Bio
Mark Mulvanerty Managing Director Bio
Tracy Murdoch O’Such Managing Director Bio
Terry Scherck Managing Director Bio
Lauren Smith Managing Director Bio
Judith M. von Seldeneck Founder and Chair Bio