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


Ron brings 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 a track record of recruiting diverse talent to corporate boards and building out 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 Americas operations and head of both the New York and Houston offices.


Harvard Business School, Master of Business Administration

University of Vermont, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Philanthropy and Service

Ron chairs the Board of Trustees for the University of Vermont. He serves on the boards of two SPACs, Prospector Capital Corp. and CRIS II Acquisition Corp, and as a board director at CCS Fundraising.

Ron previously served as the board chairman and director of KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to creating play spaces for children. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.