Jeannine Sommer

Senior Vice President, Search Operations & Quality

Administration, Executive Search, Managing Associate, Shared Services

As Senior Vice President, Search Operations & Quality for the Global Corporate practice, Jeannine Sommer provides leadership and vision for implementing firmwide practices and processes that ensure high quality search execution.

With more than 25 years of experience in executive search, she offers deep expertise and experience in the recruitment and research processes. She serves as resource manager focused on acquiring, managing, developing, and supporting recruiting and research resources and developing new, innovative techniques and processes.

Sommer began her career in executive search in 1995 as a Research Assistant with Bishop Partners. In 1997, she joined Norman Broadbent International as Director of Research. There, she assisted senior management in launching the firm’s entertainment and new media practice, while assembling a research team responsible for a wide variety of database projects.

Prior to joining Diversified Search Group, Sommer was Senior Vice President of Search Management at Carlsen Resources, where she was responsible for overseeing the search process as well as managing Carlsen’s clients and candidates. Sommer also spent time as the Director of Executive Recruitment for Cablevision Systems, where her responsibilities included executive-level searches for all 26 properties owned and operated by the company; and consulting for ThinkBRQ.

Sommer is a member of The WICT Network, NAMIC, and Women in Cybersecurity.

BS, Business Education
Pace University