Andrew W. Knox
Managing Director, RSR Partners.
Andy Knox joined RSR Partners as a Managing Director early in 2013 following nearly three years with HigdonBraddockMatthews LLC, where he had opened and built the Los Angeles Office for this boutique executive recruiting firm focused on financial services clients. Founded in 1993, RSR Partners conducts senior- level executive recruiting, board recruiting, assessment and corporate governance consulting for clients nationwide from offices in Greenwich, New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and Cleveland. With more than 30 years of experience in the executive recruiting industry, including 24 years with Korn/Ferry in the U.S. and Japan as a partner/shareholder, Andy has executed senior-level client work in the U.S. and internationally, including Asia/Pacific, Europe and Latin America. He has worked across industry sectors, geographic markets and functional disciplines, including financial services, consumer products and services, technology, professional services, sports and entertainment. Working from a base in Tokyo, Andy was responsible for Korn/Ferry’s activities in Japan and Korea from 1985 through 1990. He has worked extensively throughout Asia/ Pacific during and since that time. Prior to joining Korn/Ferry, Andy spent four years in the Los Angeles office of Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc., another leading executive recruiting firm. He entered the executive recruiting industry from Bank of America in Los Angeles. Andy played a leading role in the planning and operational management of the aquatic competitions for both the 1984 (Los Angeles) and 1988 (Seoul) Olympic Summer Games.
Andy is a member of the Executive Committee of the Asia Society/Southern California Center and a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy. He serves on the Board and is an officer of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, the Board of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, the Board of the Los Angeles Sports Council, and he served on the Board of the USA Swimming Foundation from its founding in 2003 until the end of 2010. Andy earned an MBA from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in history from UCLA.