Lorri Zelman

Division Director

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Ms. Zelman is responsible for leading and directing Beacon Hill HR in New York City. A seasoned HR professional, Ms. Zelman combines deep expertise in executive search with 12 years of prior leadership experience in corporate Human Resources, providing the foundation for a consultative, strategic and personal approach to client relationships. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, Ms. Zelman was Managing Director of the HR Executive Search practice of a NYC-based boutique, where she was also a top individual producer for nearly a decade. Prior to this, Ms. Zelman also launched and managed the HR Search practice of another NYC-based boutique, overseeing executive search, direct hire and contract staffing operations. Before entering search, Ms. Zelman held leadership roles in corporate Human Resources functions across multiple industries including advertising, media, technology and hospitality, in addition to working as a change management consultant for one of the largest consulting firms in the world. Ms. Zelman received a Bachelor of Arts from Union College, where she majored in sociology and a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Boston University. Ms. Zelman has served as Chair of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State Program since 2009, on behalf of the NY State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM). She participated on the Board of the New York City SHRM chapter for over a decade, the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management and the largest HR professional association in the world, serving as President from 2005 - 2008.

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