…fashioning solutions to human capital problems that work …

…fashioning solutions to human capital problems that work …


J. Gregory Coleman


J. Gregory Coleman established J. Gregory Coleman Group in 2014 after a long and successful career as a Human Capital executive. He is recognized for his expertise in identifying and recruiting functional and operating expertise in the C-Suite across a broad range of industries, including financial services, media & entertainment, and consumer global brands.

Mr. Coleman was a Senior Client Partner at Korn/Ferry International for more than 20 years, and at the time that firm became public, he led the Financial Services Practice. At Korn/Ferry he introduced the organizational concept of market subsectors and established the Firm’s Human Resources Practice. From 2008-13, he was a Managing Director with Boyden Global Executive Search.

Earlier in his career he was vice president at Chase Manhattan Bank, in charge of executive and professional recruitment on a worldwide basis. Prior to Chase Manhattan, he was Director of Personnel and Administration for Paramount Pictures Corporation.

Mr. Coleman is a leader in executive search industry organizations, having been an active participant for many years in the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) and the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruiters (IACPR).

He is also active in community affairs and serves on the Board of Trustees at Gramatan Village. Previously, he was Vice Chairman of the Bronxville Non-Partisan Committee and President of the Bronxville, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe Community Fund. He also served as a member of the Bronxville Village Long Range Planning Committee and the Board of Trustees of the Bronxville Adult School.

Mr. Coleman earned a BBA degree from Manhattan College and an MBA from Fordham University. He served with distinction as First Lieutenant in the Military Advisory Command in Vietnam (MACV) and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Vietnamese Service Medal.

Mary Anne Denniston


Mary Anne Denniston has a broad Human Capital background that includes consulting, financial services, technology, healthcare, and not-for-profit experience. In 1989 she formed The Denniston Group to provide interim Human Resources consulting services to both public and private companies. She and Greg Coleman have been collaborating closely on a number of key assignments since 2008.

Prior to establishing The Denniston Group, Mary Anne was a Vice President at Handy Associates, a Human Resource consulting firm specializing in executive selection and compensation. Previously, she was a Vice President at Bankers Trust Company in charge of Management Recruiting. Mary Anne spent five years with KPMG’s executive search consulting practice, which she joined from Booz Allen & Hamilton where she had been Director of Research for Executive Search Services.

She is on the Board of Trustees of the Bronxville Adult School and is a pro bono Account Director for The Taproot Foundation. Also, she is an active member of the Development Committee for Dominican Sisters Family Health Service, which provides community based, family focused, home health care.

Mary Anne holds a Masters Degree from Fordham University.