Nona Footz leads the firm’s Life Sciences Practice and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors Practice, where she spearheads the firm’s board assessment efforts.
Previously, Nona was a Client Partner in Korn/Ferry International in New York, Princeton, and Chicago and was a member of the firm’s Global Human Resources and Life Sciences Practices. She was responsible for directing large, executive-level search and executive development engagements. Nona joined Korn/Ferry from a global human capital consulting firm, as the vice president of business development, based in New York City and Chicago. Her experience included selling and delivering projects in executive assessment and selection, leadership development, learning and organizational effectiveness. Nona started the New York City office as managing director, tripling its size in less than three years with a client base of health care and financial services companies.
A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Nona’s previous roles were at Xerox Corporation in sales, marketing and general management in Canada, Bermuda, across Latin America, and in the U.S.
Nona holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Calgary and a master’s degree in leadership and strategic management from Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. She is an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College and New York University and a board member of the Executive Women’s Golf Association.