Vice President & Senior Associate


Ron Calef is a Vice President and Senior Associate in our San Francisco Office. His career in recruitment includes  more than 13 years experience in executive search with broad industry experience including technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer-packaged goods, retail, not-for-profit, higher education, renewable energy, professional services, audit & accounting, and insurance.

Collaborating with members of the Diversified search team, Ron works toward the successful execution of senior-level search engagements. His responsibilities include search strategy development, client communications, direct candidate recruitment and development. While based on the West Coast, Ron works with Diversified’s Managing Directors firm-wide.

He began his career in search with Peat Marwick Mitchell, now KPMG, and has worked in retained search for several boutique firms, as well as for Boyden Associates and Hodge Partners. His prior business experience includes retail management, sporting good marketing, business development and corporate leadership consulting.


BA, University of Maine