Justin Cerilli


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Justin Cerilli
Justin Cerilli




New York

Justin Cerilli

Justin Cerilli heads the firm’s New York & Stamford business and is a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. Justin is also a member of the firm's Financial Services, Technology and Data & Analytics practices, where he focuses on Chief Executive Officers and Technology leaders for his clients. Justin advises clients on how to recruit and retain transformational leadership talent in fintech, data & analytics, information services and financial services. Justin recently led the successful CEO succession assignment for a high-growth fintech company, as well as the recruitment of a President to a rapidly growing financial services technology company, the Executive Chairman for a D&A company, the Head of Operations and Technology to a large asset & wealth management firm, a Global Chief Operating Officer to an international Insurance company, and the Chief Data & Analytics Officer to a Fortune 50 company.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Justin was a Product Manager at Kronos Inc. He previously served as the Director of Consulting at AtStaff Inc., a software company. Justin started his career at KPMG/BearingPoint, where he primarily served as a Management Consultant for clients across multiple industries.

Education & Affiliations

Justin received his BA in management with an emphasis in entrepreneurial management and marketing from Gettysburg College.


Financial Services, Insurance, Technology, Corporate Functions, Financial Technology, Digital Leadership, Technology Officers, Data and Analytics Leadership, Executive Search, Digital

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Justin Cerilli