SJG welcomes our Newest Search Associate, James M. Norfleet


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SJG welcomes our newest search associate, James M. Norfleet! Jim joins SJG after three decades in higher education, most recently as Vice President for Student Affairs at The College of New Jersey. Prior to his work for The College of New Jersey, Jim served in several capacities at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, including Associate Vice President for Student Services and Executive Director of Educational Equity Services. Earlier in his career, he worked in academic affairs at Nyack College where he directed the Higher Education Opportunity Program and was Associate Dean of the College and Director of the Office of Academic Development.

Jim has been active in an array of professional organizations and has served as an independent consultant to mission-driven institutions and leaders across the career spectrum.

Please join us in welcoming Jim to the firm!

Ellen Heffernan

President - Spelman Johnson

Ellen Heffernan graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in economics and government. She joined Spelman Johnson in 1996, after a ten-year career in higher education that included positions at Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is also a national speaker and writer on topics related to recruiting and professional development in higher education and serves as faculty for several national higher education association professional development programs. Ellen also currently serves on the executive board of the National Association of Executive Recruiters.