Alan Guarino is the Vice Chairman at Korn Ferry, an internationally recognized global organizational consulting firm. Korn Ferry is a leader in management strategy and the procurement of talent to help its clients achieve maximum performance and success. Alan is also a Founding Member of Korn Ferry's C-suite Succession Practice, a group focused on senior executive searches and C-suite succession assignments for large Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Alan founded and served as CEO & Chairman of Cornell International, now an Adecco Group Business. In his 14 years with Cornell International, he oversaw growth of over $20 billion in revenue, and with its eventual acquisition, made Adecco the largest recruiting company in the world. For over 30 years, Alan has advised a vast range of CEOs and Boards on talent strategy, including Federal Reserve Bank boards and Fortune 50 companies. His expertise has led to frequent speaking engagements on Fox Business, CNBC, and Bloomberg Radio.
Alan’s public service is expansive, with a focus on the areas of education, youth organizations, and military groups. He was the Founding Chairman of the Boys Town of New York, a group built upon the work of Edward Flanagan, who ran an orphanage for boys in 1917, and the Finance Chairman of Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries in White Plains. He also serves on the Board of New York Institute of Technology and The Chefs’ Warehouse, and in a display of his love for the outdoors and being a sportsman, Co-founded Saint Hubert's Club, an exclusive club in the Hudson Valley.
Alan earned a BS from West Point Military Academy and an MBA from Embry Riddle University while in the US Army. He later continued his support of West Point, serving as president of The West Point Society of New York.