Jamey Cummings


Jamey is a Partner at JM Search where he co-leads the Firm’s Security Practice and is a member of the IT Executives and Technology Practices. Jamey has more than 16 years of executive recruiting experience and is a recognized leader in advising organizations on the recruitment, assessment, development, and retention of technology, security, and risk management talent. His clients have varied from large global corporations to high growth, entrepreneurial, and private equity owned companies. In addition to senior security and information technology executives and their key leaders, he also has experience leading the recruitment of CEOs and top executives for security product and services companies.

Prior to joining JM Search, Jamey was a Senior Client Partner and core member of Korn Ferry’s Technology Officers Practice. During his tenure, he co-launched and co-led the firm’s Global Security Practice. He was also an active member of the firm’s Aviation, Aerospace & Defense Practice. Earlier in his career, Jamey served as an Associate Principal in the Industrial, Supply Chain, and Transportation and Logistics Practices at Heidrick & Struggles.

Before embarking on his career in executive search, Jamey was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Dallas, where he worked on a wide variety of projects with clients in the aerospace and defense, consumer finance, telecommunications, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and education industries. Jamey began his career as an officer in the U.S. Navy’s SEAL teams where he served for nine years.

Jamey earned an MBA from Stanford University and graduated with merit with a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from The United States Naval Academy where he was captain of the wrestling team, a two-time qualifier for NCAA Division I Championships, and an Academic and Honorable Mention All-American.

Outside of his search work, Jamey serves on the Board of Trustees for the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and on the Board of Governors for the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.  He is also a fitness enthusiast who enjoys staying active and is on an ongoing quest to improve his guitar playing and surfing skills.


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