Ron Lumbra

Managing Partner

Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Ron Lumbra is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and managing partner of Heidrick’s Centers of Excellence. He is also a partner in the CEO & Board of Directors Practice. Previously, Ron was managing partner of the firm’s Americas region.

Ron has more than 20 years of executive search consulting experience and an extensive track record of recruiting board directors and chief executive officers to a broad variety of clients. He has deep expertise recruiting diverse talent to build corporate boards of directors. In June 2019, Ron was invited to testify in front of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services on Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Ron spent 17 years with a global search firm where he was managing director and co-leader of the Americas CEO and board services practice. There, he served in various leadership roles, including co-head of the firm’s Americas operations and head of both the New York and Houston offices.

Ron is chair of the board of trustees for the University of Vermont and is the former board chair and current director of KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to creating play spaces for children. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.


Ron earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont.

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