North Highland hires Jeni Fitzpatrick as inaugural chief people officer

21 November 2023 2 min. read
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North Highland, an Atlanta-headquartered management consulting firm, has hired Jeni Fitzpatrick as its first chief people officer.

Based in Cincinnati, the new managing director brings 20+ years of experience leading global human resources organizations, with expertise across large-scale HR transformation and technology.

Fitzpatrick joins North Highland from Accenture, where she spent the last four years as a managing director in the talent & organization practice. Before that, she was CHRO at Convergys, director of senior executive advisory services at Workday, an HR executive at Chiquita, and an HR business partner at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Fitzpatrick began her career at Microsoft, where she was a staffing manager.

She has an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.North Highland hires Jeni Fitzpatrick as inaugural chief people officer“We are proud to welcome Jeni as chief people officer," said Alex Bombeck, CEO of North Highland. "The addition of this new role represents a heightened focus on continuing to invest in our people, their development and our culture. Jeni's unique experience with both people and technology makes her a great fit to help us scale our talent strategy to meet our long-term goals."

Founded in 1992, North Highland provides consulting in strategy, process and business analysis, program and project management, change management, technology, and data and analytics. The firm has 17 offices in the United States as well as international offices in Canada, the UK, and Romania.

North Highland is part of Cordence Worldwide, an alliance of eight consultancies with 3,500+ people across North America, EMEA, and APAC.

“I'm thrilled to join the North Highland team," Fitzpatrick said. "What excites me most about joining the firm is the potential for growth – of the firm and of our people. I am looking forward to innovating and collaborating with our global team, the HR team as well as the MD team to boldly create our future together and continue to provide our clients with unique value."