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Gwen Lawson

Managing Director

Modern’s unique and strategic approach to executive search focuses on delivering the right outcomes for clients, candidates, and communities all at once. I am thrilled to be part of a team that is not only innovating in the market, but is serving others along the way.

Gwen Lawson is a Managing Director at Modern working across Modern’s assessment, top team effectiveness, and network intelligence solutions. She has several years of experience in both talent strategy & organizational strategy.

Prior to joining Modern, Gwen was a Principal Consultant at Korn Ferry, working across lines of business to deliver bespoke client solutions in talent acquisition strategy, selection decisions, assessment and evaluation, and talent development. In her early career, Gwen worked in the non-profit sector.

In her free time, Gwen enjoys hiking, reading, and dancing. Feel free to ask her for recommendations for dance performances in New York City - she’ll be happy to provide an opinion.