Press Release.

1.25.11

Jerry Fong and Alison Woodhead Join Morgan Samuels as Consultants

January 25, 2011 – Morgan Samuels, a leading national management consulting firm specializing in executive recruitment, announced today that it has added Jerry K. Fong and Alison Woodhead as Consultants. “Consistent with our vision of the relentless pursuit of excellence, we are pleased to add both Jerry and Alison to our team. They are attracted to our model and unique value proposition which differentiates us from our competitors. We take a team based approach to search, providing our clients 2-3 times the typical number of resources deployed to a given engagement. This process ensures the most thorough approach which allows us to provide a high quality product faster than anyone in our industry.” said Bert Hensley, Chairman and CEO of Morgan Samuels. “The addition of these two outstanding individuals further enhances our team’s ability to provide high-end executive search consulting and talent solutions.”

Prior to joining Morgan Samuels, Mr. Fong served a variety of roles throughout his 10 years at Accenture, one of the largest global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing companies. Most recently, Mr. Fong was a Business Development Manager within the Financial Services practice where he worked closely with banking, insurance, and capital markets clients to shape and deliver transformational value propositions by leveraging the optimal mix of Accenture capabilities and offerings ranging from IT Transformation to Business Process Outsourcing. Mr. Fong holds a BA in Management Information Systems from the University of Oklahoma.

Prior to joining Morgan Samuels Ms. Woodhead held a variety of roles at Morgan Samuels before being promoted to Consultant, including Research Consultant and Engagement Coordinator positions. Ms. Woodhead’s experience spanned various facets of media, including entertainment marketing, branding, packaging, and licensing. Most recently, Ms. Woodhead worked in brand management and marketing strategy roles within The Walt Disney Company. Earlier in her career, she worked in the Los Angeles sales office of media packaging leader, AGI Media. Ms. Woodhead also worked closely with the founders of a start-up company, Pump Audio, to build the infrastructure and client-base for this unique production music library, which digitally connects independent musicians with those who use and pay for music in the mainstream media. Ms. Woodhead holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Bard College.

About Morgan Samuels 

Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients realize their vision by identifying and solving their most mission critical human capital imperatives. For over 45 years the firm has created and implemented breakthrough human capital strategies that impact companies at the organizational, team and individual levels.

Complementing its core competency in retained executive search, Morgan Samuels offers additional results-driven consulting solutions designed to unleash the power of human capital and revolutionize leadership performance. Whether it’s through identifying, attracting and acquiring best-in-class talent, or developing, equipping and retaining existing critical talent, Morgan Samuels enables its clients to truly innovate, accelerate, and transform – not just perform.