Julie Gannon

Julie Gannon


Innovative CHRO, strategic human resources executive, trusted business advisor, executive and career coach, and business owner. Julie helps public, private, private equity-owned and not-for-profit clients attain their goals through leadership success, HR transformation and organizational effectiveness.

As an owner-operator of multiple businesses, she understands the importance and value of aligning business and talent strategies, financial discipline, risk avoidance, compliance, and client success. While her day-to-day activities focus on board and executive effectiveness and compensation strategy and design, benefits and vendor optimization, coaching and talent considerations, HR strategy and infrastructure, and mergers and acquisitions, she never loses sight of the critical importance of accelerating value creation and the returns it generates for investors/stakeholders. Julie’s work spans diverse industries across all stages of the corporate life cycle.

Julie brings her vast people, performance, career and executive coaching, HR strategy and operational expertise to transforming HR functions, leveraging talent, coaching for success, managing leadership transitions and undertaking sensitive assignments for management and boards. She is a driver of strategic business alignment and transformation. She has coached/advised senior executives throughout her career. With a strong practical mindset, Julie focuses on outcome-based results that reflect an optimal mix of best practice and best fit. Her solutions and advice are sustainable and align with organizational mission and strategy.

Julie’s expertise, thought process, and approach were developed and refined during her 20+ years at CCMP Capital Advisors, LP (“CCMP”) and its predecessor firms, JP Morgan Partners/Chase Capital Partners/Chemical Venture Partners. As Managing Director, CHRO and Head of Human Capital, she served as strategic advisor to the firm and its portfolio companies. Her practice included interim CHRO roles, pre-acquisition due diligence, post-acquisition operational integration, restructuring, and strategic talent alignment and optimization. She also played a key role in executive, director and employee compensation and benefits matters, during the portfolio company hold period, through the sale or IPO process, and after the public offering.

Julie is a leader in the HR community and a member of numerous advisory boards. She has been an active board member, adjunct professor, conference speaker, and contributing author.