Young Jean Ransdell, PHR

Vice President


Young-Jean Ransdell executes key c-suite and executive-level searches for a diverse range of clients, including hotel management groups, family offices, conglomerates, private equity, and venture capital, as well as their high-growth portfolio companies. Leveraging nearly two decades of HR experience, YJ provides senior executives with recommendations on talent strategy, succession planning, executive search, organizational design, and performance management. She views every search as an opportunity to enhance the success of our client companies.

YJ previously served as a strategic HR partner at Daimler Chrysler, Merrill Lynch, and then led the HR department as a member of the executive team at The Meritage Resort & Spa. She made the transition to focusing on executive search as the Corporate Executive Recruiter for Pacific Hospitality Group, where she delivered dynamic sales leaders across the hotel group’s portfolio of luxury and lifestyle properties.

YJ earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University and has passionately called Miami, FL home for the last 15 years. She cherishes any opportunity to spend time on the boat with her captain and their two rescue dogs.