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Jim Newfrock

Senior Partner

Modern's belief in values driven relationships with clients and teammates is real and compelling. I am excited to contribute to deep client relationship building.

Jim is a Senior Partner at Modern focusing on client strategy and Modern’s approach to long term relationship building.

He has led major client initiatives across talent, commercial go to market, risk / compliance and technology in complex, global organizations spanning the Board of Directors, the CEO and management teams in both business operating and functional units. He has significant experience and comfort dealing with fast-paced, complex, global organizations in both management and profit line roles.

Prior to joining Modern, Jim was President of a division of ZRG Partners, which focused on Sales/Go to Market Talent advisory and recruiting across numerous industries. Previously, under contract, he was Chief Talent for an Aerospace start up called Theia Technologies.

From 2016 through 2020, Jim was a Senior Partner and Global Account Lead in Korn Ferry’s Financial Services Practice located in the firm’s New York Office. While there, he led 4 multi-million-dollar global accounts, initiating and expanding client relationships and delivering the full range of Talent Advisory solutions. Jim previously served as Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton in a variety of roles including client service leader for two global Fortune 100 client accounts and delivery lead for Analytic and Data Science Solutions focused on Risk and Compliance.

Jim earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Delaware and a master of business administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He currently serves as Chair for the 501c3 he co-founded, called Anchors Camp (, which focuses on teaching life and trade skills to children, aged 15-18, at risk to gun violence, who live in major cities on the East Coast.