April 26, 2011 – Executive recruiter Nosal Partners LLC has promoted Paula Elmore to managing partner and consumer, retail & hospitality practice leader. Working closely with her global counterparts, Ms. Elmore will drive the firm’s strategy for and development of the consumer, retail & hospitality practice across North America. Based in Nosal Partners’ San Francisco headquarters, she joined the firm in 2005 as vice president of marketing and partner and was named chief marketing officer and senior partner in 2006. Ms. Elmore will continue to lead the company’s overall marketing and branding efforts. Prior to joining Nosal Partners, she was a marketing consultant to Korn/Ferry International, during which time she developed and executed a strategic marketing plan for the firm’s global technology market, and oversaw marketing communications for the company’s Central and Northwest regions. Headquartered in San Francisco and with offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Diego and Sao Paulo, Nosal Partners delivers executive search, executive leadership development, and interim executive solutions.