Managing Director


Gene Head is a Managing Director in our Atlanta office. He conducts senior leadership assignments across a range of industry sectors specializing in Higher Education & Non-Profit. 

Serving on the Executive Committee of Washington DC based STEMconnector, this organization focuses on bridging the gap between Higher Education and Industry needs.  Through collaborative efforts from Higher Education, Corporate and Healthcare organizations, US Departments of Education, Energy, Agriculture and Commerce, Gene works to advance a jobs driven economy throughout the country. 

His clients have included the United Nations, the University of California System, Samford University, HealthSouth Corporation, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the International Justice Mission and the Woodruff Foundation.

Previously, Gene served as a Senior Partner within a boutique search firm where he orchestrated senior leadership searches in Higher Education, Non Profit and Healthcare.

Prior to entering executive search, Gene enjoyed a 27-year career in advertising and marketing for a privately held business.  He led the company’s growth through the demonstration of exceptional customer service and innovation.  During this time, many of his clients were with him for 20+ years. 
Professional Activities & Achievements
Birmingham Rotary Club 
Samford University Board of Advisors 
STEMconnector Executive Council
Cry of Africa Ministries, Past Board Member
Briarwood School, Past Board Member
BS, Business Management, Samford University