J. Veronica Biggins

Managing Partner and Co-Practice Leader, Board Practice

Board of Directors, CEO/President/Executive Director/Head of School, Financial Services, Managing Directors, Practice Leaders

Veronica Biggins is Managing Partner of Diversified Search Group’s Atlanta office and co-leads the Board of Directors Practice. She has extensive experience in executive search as an active member of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, and Financial Services industry practices. 

Veronica excels in client-centric and results-driven approaches, specializing in Talent Sourcing, Selection, and Placement., with expertise in Board-level Search and Corporate Board Governance for organizations in all sectors. 

She is collaborative and participatory, creates vision, clarifies and communicates complex issues, and consistently achieves defined business objectives that enhance return-on-investment.

Veronica demonstrates business acumen, and situational fluency, and has achieved a detailed understanding of business management and governance. Straight-forward, persistent, and energetic she goes beyond the expected to deliver exceptional results.

Prior to joining Diversified Search Group, Veronica served as Senior Partner and Chair of the Board of Directors Practice at Heidrick & Struggles International. 

Veronica served as Assistant to the President of the United States and Director of Presidential Personnel under William Jefferson Clinton. During her service to the White House, she was responsible for selecting and hiring all political appointees within the federal government. In this role, she worked directly with the President on appointments at all levels of the administration, including the placement of agency heads, ambassadors, and members of presidential boards and commissions. 

Veronica chaired the Czech Slovak American Enterprise Fund and, upon her retirement, received a Points of Light award from President George H. W. Bush for her leadership.

Veronica served as Vice Chair of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing.


Georgia State University

Spelman College

Advanced Leadership Fellow
Harvard University