October 11, 2013 – Morgan Samuels, an L.A.-based human capital consulting firm, has appointed Jeff Hodge as a senior client partner. He will be leading the firm's board services practice, as well as working to expand its Northern California presence. Mr. Hodge was most recently vice chairman at Diversified Search, where his executive search practice focused on assignments to place chief executive officers, corporate directors, chief human resource officers and professional services partners. "Jeff’s 30-plus years of experience in the industry, and his specialization in senior executive and board level searches, are an invaluable addition to Morgan Samuels and a true testament to our firm’s growth and commitment to excellent client service,” said Janice DiPietro, president of Morgan Samuels. Morgan Samuels is a human capital consulting firm with a focus on retained executive search.