Debra Sonkin created Search Advisory Group in 2004 after a successful career in Executive Search as a Partner with two of the world’s leading firms – Heidrick & Struggles and Russell Reynolds Associates. Prior to entering the executive search world, she worked on Wall Street in Institutional Equity Sales at Morgan Stanley and Co., Incorporated.
Her current board affiliations include Lincoln Center Business Council and Sun Valley Writers’ Conference. She also serves on the board of Teach For America South Carolina.
Debra splits her time between homes in Charleston, South Carolina and New York City. She is married to Mitchell Sonkin and they have three grown children and one grandchild.