Joanne Pauley

Senior Client Partner

"Make each day your masterpiece."

After beginning her career in investment banking at J. C. Bradford & Company, Joanne entered the world of executive search – first at Korn Ferry International and later for Evercore. She was eventually recruited by The Oxbridge Group to help open their West Coast office as a Managing Director and as lead for the private capital and financial practice. In 2021, Joanne joined the Morgan Samuels team, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience in delivering results-oriented solutions for executive search and talent management for global buyside and financial institutions.

Joanne holds a BA degree in Political Science from Vanderbilt University. Her passion for helping people extends to her personal life, where she is passionate about giving back to the community. Joanne is a Founding Member of the Inner Shell (a subgroup of The Painted Turtle), a 1919 Member of The Wooden Athletic Foundation, and a Founder of The CoachArt Contemporaries.

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