Melissa Hatfield


Melissa Hatfield has nearly 20 years of leadership and strategy experience in agency and corporate recruiting environments. As an executive search leader, Melissa has dedicated her career to helping companies solve complex talent and hiring challenges. She works collaboratively with senior executives to understand strategic objectives and identify future talent needs based on business growth goals.

Prior to joining DHR International, Melissa was a Managing Director with JPMorgan Chase where she was the Head of Recruiting for the Commercial Bank. Melissa was responsible for hiring, managing, and leading a team of executive recruiters focused on all facets of Middle Market and Corporate Banking.

Melissa began her career at JPMorgan in Asset Management where she was Head of Recruiting for JPMorgan’s Private Bank. Earlier in her career, Melissa held account executive and leadership positions at kForce (formerly Source Services) and TAC Worldwide Companies helping Fortune 500 companies solve hiring needs in the technology and infrastructure space. Melissa graduated with High Distinction honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign with a Bachelor’s Degree in History.