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“My values are built on more than just the ability to do my job; trust and diligence play a crucial role.”

Nan H. Herron

At WAVERLY PARTNERS, Nan Herron is a Managing Director and Principal for the Charleston, S.C., office. Nan has more than 30 years of executive search consulting experience. She has completed search assignments in most executive functions including marketing, sales and business development, human resources, finance and information technology.

Nan’s industry experience is equally as broad, with clients ranging from Fortune 200 service and manufacturing to entrepreneurial growth companies, from nonprofit organizations to family-owned businesses. She has served diverse clients including:

  • Parker Hannifin
  • Carrier Enterprise
  • Oatey Company
  • Elster American Meter Company
  • Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • South Carolina Aquarium
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library

Before joining WAVERLY PARTNERS, Nan was a Director with Stratford Group and also spent nine years in her own executive search practice.

In this entrepreneurial venture, Nan created her own search boutique, providing executive search consulting, benchmarking and research services to corporate, venture capital and nonprofit organizations as well as other executive search firms. Nan began her search career at Korn/Ferry International, where she served as Director of Research, providing intellectual capital and business development support to Korn/Ferry’s partners and senior consultants before moving into a search consultant role.

Nan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Hillsdale College and she is a long-time volunteer in her community.