Jim Gauss and Monica Burton

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Jim Gauss is chairman of the Board Services practice at the executive search firm Witt/Kieffer. He has more than three decades of experience advising board members and CEOs on best practices in governance, leadership transition and succession planning. Monica Burton is a consultant for Witt/Kieffer, based in the firm’s New York office. She has led C-suite searches and has a particular interest in recruitment and succession planning for governing boards.

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