Valerie Corradini


Office Location: San Francisco

Phone: +1 415 291 5222

Valerie Corradini is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ San Francisco office and a member of the Financial Services Practice. She specializes in the placement and development of leaders in the investment and wealth management, asset management, retail brokerage, banking, payments, and financial technology industries.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Valerie led a global human resources team at Visa Inc. For more than 25 years, she held increasingly expanding roles in sales and distribution at flagship global companies such as Smith Barney, Barclays Global Investors/BlackRock and Visa.

Throughout her career, Valerie has been recognized for bringing innovative strategies to identify and grow client and product segments for clients such as PIMCO, Managers Investment Group/AMG, Wisdom Tree, Inc., and RS Investments.

In addition to her career accomplishments, Valerie is vice president of the Northern California Board of Directors of the International Women’s Forum, an invitation-only membership of more than 6,800 diverse and accomplished women from 33 countries on six continents.


Valerie holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from UCLA and a Global MBA from TRIUM, a consortium of London School of Economics and Political Science, NYU Stern and HEC Paris.

She is a Certified Investment Manager Analyst (CIMA).