Laura Stanley is the Chief People Officer at ON Partners.  Along with an understanding of search, Laura’s experience leading human capital strategy and driving great culture with an emphasis on employee engagement and talent development, helps ON Partners focus on our most important asset, our internal talent. 


After graduating from Newcomb College of Tulane University, Laura started her career in sales and marketing roles in the paper and packaging industry. Following her International MBA from the University of South Carolina and the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien in Vienna, Austria, she joined Korn/Ferry where she spent several years in the Atlanta office. 


She has led the HR function for an Atlanta-based startup, EzGov, and managed talent acquisition, employment branding and talent development at EarthLink.  Following EarthLink, she was Executive Director of the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, a rare disease non-profit. Laura comes to ON most recently from Clearwater Consulting, a boutique leadership development consulting firm where she designed and facilitated management and employee development programs for tech startups, Fortune 500 companies, law and accounting firms alike.  Her experience in executive coaching, mentoring and onboarding provides an additional valuable resource to ON clients and candidates.


Laura is based in the Atlanta, GA office.  In addition to spending time with her husband and three boys, she volunteers with multiple organizations including the Boy Scouts of America and the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. Laura speaks fluent French and conversational Italian, and time permitting, loves to travel to France.

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ON Partners Sees 48% Growth in 2019, Ranked among top 20 executive search firms

High-level executive placements include Samsung, Nvidia and Ball Corporation; placed over 50 C-level and Board executives in the first part of 2019.