Jeffrey Alston, EdD

Senior Associate

Associate, Education, Executive Search, Higher Education

Jeffrey brings to executive search seven years of administrative and student affairs experience in higher education, assisting students in career development.

His career demonstrates a commitment to recruiting talent, building relationships, fostering student career development, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

Before entering executive search, Jeffrey worked at East Tennessee State University as Director of University Career Services. As Director, Jeffrey provided student-centered leadership focused on career planning and employment for undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni, through the lens of life design.

Earlier in his career, Jeffrey worked in human resources for the City of Baltimore and Family Dollar Stores. Today, Jeffrey continues his commitment to higher education as an adjunct instructor for the Master’s in Counseling program at East Tennessee State University and the Master’s in Higher Education Administration program at SUNY Brockport. Jeffrey is a lifetime member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.


EdD, Educational Administration with specialization in Higher Education
University of Rochester

MBA, Business Administration
Morgan State University

BA, Business Management
Winston-Salem State University