ON Partners Names Laura Stanley Chief People Officer

Based in Atlanta, Expert Chief people officer to focus on human capital strategy and firm culture


Laura Stanely ON Partners CPO

CLEVELAND, OH – August 13, 2019ON Partners, the experience-driven retained executive search firm, today announced that Laura Stanley has joined the firm as chief people officer. Based in the firm’s Atlanta office, Stanley will be responsible for leading the firm’s human capital strategy, guiding and shaping the firm’s culture and ensuring a positive employee experience.


Stanley brings to ON Partners over 20 years of expertise in human resources leadership, consulting, recruiting and executive search. Her background leading, coaching and developing high-potential talent, leaders and teams yields individual and organizational impact.


“Laura has a wealth of experience and is a true problem solver and collaborator,” noted ON Partners co-founder and managing partner Tim Conti. “Along with an understanding of search, Laura’s experience creating people strategies and driving culture and employee engagement programs will help ON Partners focus on our most important asset, our internal talent. We’re excited to have her join our core leadership team.”


Before joining ON, Stanley served as senior partner at Clearwater Consulting, where she designed and facilitated management and employee development programs for tech startups, Fortune 500 companies, and law and accounting firms. Previously, she was a senior member of EarthLink’s HR team and vice president of people strategy at EzGov, a technology, software and services company for governments. At executive search firm Korn/Ferry, she gained recruiting expertise in high-tech and industrial practices, complementing her early career experience in international sales and marketing with paper and packaging companies, both in Paris, France and in the southeastern U.S.


“ON Partners stands for a better search experience,” noted Stanley. “It’s exciting to join such a collaborative team who values creating not only great experiences for candidates and clients, but also for its employees.” 


Stanley earned her International MBA from the University of South Carolina and Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien in Vienna, Austria and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Newcomb College of Tulane University. Laura speaks fluent French and conversational Italian, is accredited in DiSC assessments (Wiley) and is a certified trainer and Registered Corporate Coach through the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC).


About ON Partners

ON Partners propels an organization’s mission by building C-level and Board leadership teams. The firm was founded in 2006 by like-minded executive search professionals desiring to establish a more client-centric alternative to the large multi-service global firms they were leaving behind. Growing quickly ever since, ON Partners has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 List and as one of the Top 20 Retained Executive Search Firms in the U.S.  


Jay Roberts, Roberts Buchanan Associates
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