Mary Leonardi joins the DDJ Myers team

SEATTLE, WA (August 8, 2019) — Mary Leonardi, a highly regarded executive search consultant and human resources professional, joined DDJ Myers, Ltd, effective July 29, 2019, as Vice President of Executive Search Services.

Mary is a seasoned and proven professional with over three decades of experience creating unique approaches in talent acquisition, staff and executive-level human resource consultation, employee development, and succession planning. Her value proposition includes varied talent administration experience in building senior leadership teams and consulting expertise.

Mary has completed searches for many of the largest financial services companies and credit unions in the industry, having worked with top banking, real estate, insurance, and healthcare companies across the United States. Roles included C-Suite CEO, CXO, CFO, CLO, CMO positions, and functional areas such as finance, marketing, sales, and human resources. This wide range of experience has made her a powerhouse in areas of human resources and executive recruitment and retention strategies within the broad financial services industry. Leonardi stated: “My history of building senior teams nationwide for financial services clients and C-suite executive search placements highlights is a dynamic fit for the DDJ Myers values and business model.”

“Mary uses a holistic approach to serving clients that blend well with our philosophy of client relationships,” says Deedee Myers, CEO. “Her experience, expertise, reputation, and commitment partner well with our strategic vision and commitment to the sustainability of relationships.” Mary’s background and expertise complement the work of DDJ Myers today and with our new services in surveys, assessments, compensation analysis, strategic planning, and succession planning. Myers said, “Her ability to exceed client expectations and to be sought after for expert consultation is important to the complexity in the market.”

Mary Leonardi.

About DDJ Myers

DDJ Myers specializes in leadership success through executive recruitment, strategic organization, and board development for financial institutions. In addition, they offer a broad range of online assessments to help companies optimize their greatest assets – their people. DDJ Myers joined forces with ALM First, a strategic partner that offers depositories an array of financial advisory services, in 2022 to provide expanded educational opportunities and solutions to help clients optimize both people and financial performance. Learn more at or visit our parent company


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