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D. Noelle Helmer
Managing Director
Global Human Resources Officers Practice Leader
Denver, CO
M: +1.646.939.6342

Professional Profile

As a senior member of ZRG Partners' Human Resources Officers Practice, Davonne works across industries on a wide array of search engagements, including CHRO/Chief People Officer, Chief Talent Officer, Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Data and Workforce Analytics, Board Directors, Lean Leaders and President roles. A 20-year veteran of professional services, Davonne possesses sector expertise in healthcare, hospitality, consumer products, insurance, industrial, retail and luxury, energy, technology, financial services and transportation. 


Prior to joining ZRG Partners, Davonne has held leadership roles in employee benefits and benefits administration outsourcing, talent, business process consulting, and growth. At Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson), she held leadership roles in one of the fastest growing businesses within the company and managed quality, learning, and recruiting for various client teams. Most recently, at RSR Partners, she helped lead the firm’s Human Capital Practice as well as its diversity and analytics efforts. She was also a member of the firm’s Hospitality Practice.

Prior to RSR Partners, she was the director of marketing operations for Top Line Impact, a strategic sales effectiveness consulting firm serving Fortune 500 companies and professional service organizations. 


Davonne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gordon College. She served as a member of the Board of Trustees of The Stony Brook School from 2008 until 2012 and recently completed a certification in Talent Management from University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.

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