Audra Bohannon

Senior Partner, Workforce Performance, Inclusion & Diversity|Korn Ferry

  • Audra Bohannon is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry Hay Group based in the firm’s Boston office.
  • For over 30 years, Ms. Bohannon has delivered strategic leadership and business consultation solutions that have helped move people and organizations toward their desired performance results.
  • In her current position, Ms. Bohannon brings keen analysis and outcome-driven expertise on issues related to optimizing the contribution of a global workforce and advancing women worldwide. Her portfolio of client organizations served includes a broad range of U.S. and global industries and businesses. Ms. Bohannon’s consulting, facilitation, and executive coaching services have spanned corporate structure, from C-level executives to entry-level individual contributors.

Prior to her engagement at Korn Ferry, Ms. Bohannon served as Principal at Global Novations, a Korn Ferry acquisition, Senior Vice President of Novations Group, and as Partner and business architect of J. Howard & Associates, one of the leading consulting and training firms that established the diversity and inclusion industry.

Ms. Bohannon is a highly-sought, conference speaker, panel moderator, seminar facilitator, and thought driver on topics related to development, inclusion, and diversity. Whether engaging an industry audience or a global women’s summit, Ms. Bohannon delivers high energy, practical tools, and a transformative message: “Lead life by design, not by default.” Her many white papers and articles also emphasize this theme and expand her insights on achieving personal and business success. Her collective experience is captured in Inclusion magazine, Issue 3 where she is featured as the cover story.

Academic and Professional Background
Ms. Bohannon holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Wayne State University. Beyond Korn Ferry, she sits on the national boards of Community Builders and Accelerated College Experiences (ACE), and she serves on the Advisory Council of Center for Financial Planning