Prior to joining HMA, Emily spent seven years with Egon Zehnder (first in London and then supporting the Dallas office) as a core member of the Global Consumer Practice, with a particular focus on Retail, Apparel and Luxury searches. She partnered with incumbent and disruptive businesses to solve their senior leadership needs across general management, merchandising, commercial, marketing and digital/eCommerce functions.
Before that, Emily was as a Senior Research Associate on the Consumer Goods & Services team at Gerson Lehrman Group in London, servicing private equity and hedge fund clients. She previously worked in finance as a Retail equity analyst at Perry Capital and Lazard Capital Markets. Emily began her career in merchandising at J. Crew and later Liz Claiborne.
Emily earned a BA in Anthropology from Princeton University, where she also lettered in Varsity Cross Country, Track & Field, and Squash. She was a two-time All-American in squash, though has since switched over to tennis, and when not working or chasing after her two young sons, can be found on the tennis court.
Emily is a Senior Associate focusing on the fashion, retail and broader consumer industries. She has extensive experience recruiting C-suite
and senior executives for publicly listed and private equity-backed businesses, as well as founder-owned brands.
• General Management
• Specialty Retail
• Fashion & Luxury