Lauren Golden


Lauren Golden is a Principal at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Human Resources and Diversity Officers Practice. Lauren has proven expertise in successfully placing Chief Human Resources Officers, HR generalists and specialist positions including talent management, talent acquisition, total rewards and diversity across a variety of industries, including the technology, media, retail, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, professional services, life sciences, and nonprofit and education sectors.

Prior to JM Search, Lauren was with Spencer Stuart where she was a core member of the Human Resources Practice. Before joining Spencer Stuart, Lauren began her career at Lehman Brothers (and then Barclays Capital) in the Investment Banking Division focused on campus recruiting. Lauren’s role expanded and she was responsible for managing the investment banking analyst program. She established quality standards and fair practices for the analyst population and developed policies for consistent applications across the organization. She was involved in all aspects of the program including training, performance appraisals, compensation, and advancement.

Lauren earned a B.A. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University. Lauren grew up outside of Chicago and spent over a decade living in New York after graduating college. Lauren now resides outside of Philadelphia in Devon with her husband and three kids. She is actively involved in her community and serves on the Executive Board of Trinity Preschool of Berwyn. Lauren enjoys playing tennis and staying active.

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