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 global Executive Committee. Justin also leads the firm's Financial Services Technology and Data & Analytics Practices. Within Financial Services, Justin recruits technology, data, analytics, operations, and digital leaders for Insurance, Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets, and Consumer Banking clients. As the Data & Analytics practice leader for the firm, Justin advises clients on how to recruit and retain transformation talent in Data & Analytics. Justin also advises boards and CEOs on how to successfully recruit executives to financial technology companies, with clients ranging from global corporations to FinTech startups.

Recent Client Experience

Justin recently recruited a Head of Operations and Technology to a large Asset & Wealth Management firm, a Global Chief Operating Officer to an international Insurance company, a Chief Data & Analytics Officer to a Fortune 50 company, a Chief Information Officer to a Fortune 50 Financial Services Insurance Company, a Chief Information Officer to a prestigious Alternative Asset Manager, and a President to a rapidly growing Financial Services Technology 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.


Justin received his B.A. 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