Northeastern Board Member Since: March 2013
David Boehmer is the Regional Managing Partner of the Americas for Heidrick & Struggles' Financial Services practice – based in the firm's New York office. The practice is made up of the preeminent leadership search and advisory consultants in the region, with a broad range of expertise across the banking, investment management, insurance, payments and transaction services sectors. He also continues to lead the Consumer and Commercial Finance sector, focused on institutions at the international, national, regional and community levels.
Previously, David was the head of the Financial Services Infrastructure sector for the Americas, a practice made up of teams focused on the functional areas of financial services to include finance, risk, legal, compliance, technology, operations, audit, human resources and sales/marketing.
David’s portfolio of search and advisory work over the years has spanned senior front office and functional roles including CEO, CIO, COO and General Management positions across banking, asset management, hedge fund, capital markets, insurance and alternative investment clients.
Prior to joining the firm in 2004, David was a Managing Associate with a generalist boutique executive search firm located in New York City. Before joining the boutique in 2001, David served with Egon Zehnder International where he was a member of the firm's Technology and Telecommunications Practice.
David received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yale University. He was named as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader in 2012, and serves as the Chairman of the Komera Project, a not-for-profit focused on supporting girl’s education in Eastern Africa. He also serves as a Big Brother in the Big Brother Big Sister’s organization.