JBK Associates Adds Director of Business Development

August 21, 2020 – JBK Associates International has expanded with the addition of Gregory Williamson as director of business development.

“C-suite leaders and boards turn to Greg Williamson when they need help expanding and executing in a fast-changing global arena,” said Julie Kampf, JBK’s CEO, chief possibilities officer and board talent champion. “His deep business acumen and leadership expertise will supercharge JBK’s work as we connect great leaders to great companies to advance the world. We’re delighted to welcome Greg to the team.”

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Mr. Williamson has nearly 20 years of consultative, solutions-based business development experience in management consulting and executive search. Known for delivering measurable results across industries, he also has experience serving middle-market companies in the financial intermediary community, including private equity and venture capital firms, investment banks, turnaround and restructuring firms, lenders, law and CPA firms.

“As an independent leadership advisor, he earned client respect for his ability to build engaged teams, present industry leaders for subject matter expertise, and source top-tier senior-level and diversity talent to lead key organization functions,” JBK said.

For the last five years, Mr. Williamson has served as a leadership advisor, talent acquisition and strategy consultant, and executive search execution professional for middle-market companies. Prior to launching his own advisory practice, he held senior positions with several executive search firms including AC Lordi, Banister International, and Robert Half. Since 2008, Mr. Williamson has been actively involved in the Association for Corporate Growth’s Philadelphia and Chicago chapters. He is also involved with Turnaround Management Association.

“Great leaders, like accomplished athletes, understand that practice does not make perfect it makes permanent,” said Mr. Williamson. “That’s why they focus on perfect practice. I partner with board and C-suite leadership teams to bring that high-end athletic rigor and ‘perfect practice’ execution to their organizations’ talent acquisition strategy to drive and ensure sustained success.”

Track Record for Diversity and Inclusion

JBK Associates International specializes in executive search and development of senior-level leadership with a track record for diversity and inclusion. The firm provides talent from diverse perspectives to a wide range of client companies across many industry verticals, and with specialties in the life sciences, consumer products, financial services, technology, and non-profit. A member of Amrop (Amrop JBK), JBK offers a full-service talent management business team. Its portfolio of services ranges from executive search and retention, diversity initiatives, succession planning, staff augmentation, onboarding and assimilation, to leadership coaching.

Earlier this year, JBK added Kathryne Monier as vice president. She joined the firm with more than 20 years of business, search and sales experience, most recently with the boutique international executive search firm Calibre One, where she served as vice president, strategic sales.

“As a proven leader who understands what businesses across sectors and stages need to build their teams, Kathryne Monier has the expertise to accelerate JBK’s expansion as we continue to build and expand our global reputation for innovation and diversity in executive recruitment,” said Ms. Kampf. “Kathryne’s energy, skill and reputation will help us broaden our scope to even more organizations with the comprehensive and customized talent solutions that are the order of business today.”

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor  – Hunt Scanlon Media

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