Emerson Howell Nagel

Emerson Howell Nagel
Director, Talent Acquisition

Emerson Howell Nagel is the Director of Talent Acquisition at The Oakleaf Group, LLC. In this role, she has responsibility for leading the identification and recruitment of Oakleaf’s industry subject matter experts, consultants, developers, analysts and staff. 

Emerson has 19 years as a financial services practitioner, and 11 years in talent acquisition.  Prior to joining Oakleaf, she had her own financial services risk management recruitment firm, Emerson Howell Nagel & Associates.  Her previous experience was in credit risk management in capital markets at First Chicago (now part of JP Morgan Chase).  She began her career in international wealth management, first with Citibank, then with a major South American bank, and then with First National Bank of Chicago. 

Emerson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in Economics from Wellesley College.