Joel Johnson
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Joel Johnson

Senior Associate
"Be the best version of yourself in anything you do. You don't have to live anybody else's story."
- Stephen Curry

Joel has spent his entire career in executive search and brings a unique combination of analytical rigor and keen intuition to his work at Rich Talent Group. Joel has played a critical role in helping to recruit senior leaders across Marketing, Human Resources, and other functions for clients such as Zola, Peloton, McDonald’s, Eventbrite, and OpenTable, among others. Joel has also been integral to developing and managing the firm’s data and analytics function, helping the team to surface valuable insights and constantly improve.

Joel was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. He’s an avid sports fan and is quite the athlete himself. During his time at Vassar College, where he graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science, Joel held the school record in track and field for the 100M Dash. When he’s not staying active, Joel enjoys listening to podcasts on topics spanning movie reviews to morality.