Kerry Francis

Senior Managing Director

Kerry J. Francis is a Senior Managing Director with Harvard Group International (HGI) with more than 20 years of experience in senior Human Resources Leadership and Talent Management practices in Financial Services industries. Prior to joining HGI, she held several senior level roles in Talent Management, sitting on the Senior Leadership teams at AIG and Deutsche Bank. She has successfully advised and coached Executives and Leaders though post-merger transitions, business transformations and reorganizations and is adept at navigating global, fast paced, ambiguous environments and cultures.

Kerry is passionate about ensuring that not only do we find the right candidates to fit our clients’ strategic and operational needs, but that we do all we can to ensure successful onboarding and transition – both for the hiring manager and the successful candidate. Using the information collated at the contract intake, together with her coaching background, she will work to create a transition plan for success.

Kerry studied in London at the L’Institut Francais (affiliated with the Sorbonne in Paris) and is certified in several psychometric instruments and learning certifications (MBTI; EQI; Kolb; OPQ; MQ; Belbin; British Psychological Society Level 2; Lominger and DDI’s Business Impact Leadership series). As a lifelong learner, she is continually seeking out opportunities to improve her knowledge and skills, both professionally and personally.

Kerry resides in New Jersey and is an avid competitive ballroom dancer at Arthur Murray with her Russian professional partner. She enjoys all the Performing Arts (currently volunteering at the NJ Shakespeare Theatre), Pilates, walking and watching classic British comedy and action films.