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Susan Lerner, Founder of Libra Coaching LLC, Libra Coaching LLC, Career Coaching New York



Susan founded Libra Coaching in 2021 to offer a differentiated approach to talent advisory services for the investment management community. She brings significant experience emanating from her 20+ years in retained search, including over 14 years at Jamesbeck, and during her time leading Libra Coaching. Her decades long education of the investment management industry started during her ten years as an investment banker while working with asset managers and she remains a student today.

Susan has been a long-time member of the Advisory Board of First Step, a job readiness program for low income and formerly homeless women under the umbrella of the Coalition for the Homeless in New York City. She is a Board Member of the Friends of JCC Krakow and spent over five years on the Libraries National Council at Washington University in St. Louis. 


Susan earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. She earned the CPC designation from iPEC in 2012 and the Hogan certification in 2021.

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