Josyanne Roche

Vice President and Senior Search Associate

Executive Search, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Vice President & Senior Search Associate

Josy partners with a variety of international clients to recruit exceptional talent to their teams.

At Diversified Search Group (DSG), Josy manages candidate development and client engagement — playing a leading role in identifying and recruiting top candidates to senior leadership positions in higher education institutions, nonprofits/mission-driven organizations, and now exclusively focused on clients with a global presence.

Prior to joining Koya in 2018, Josy was an associate supporting the higher education and academic medicine practices at Odgers Berndtson. Previously, Josy served as Manager of Search Support at Brill Neumann Associates, where she orchestrated search logistics, administration, and planning. Some of her experience includes work in the industries of real estate and historic preservation.

Recent clients include Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Boston Library Consortium, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts.

Josy has a passion for international communities, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.


BA, Media Arts
Long Island University