ESG Team


Jennifer Garrett
Director of Recruiting, Emory Search Group & Emory Dual Career Network

Jennifer received her BSN from the University of Charleston in 1994 as well as her EMBA from The University of Charleston in 2013.  Jennifer practiced as an RN for 5 years both clinically and as a research RN focusing on women’s health issues. She began her recruiting career in healthcare as a Nurse Recruiter and now brings over 13 years of varied recruiting experience, specializing in executive recruitment, hard to fill placements and sourcing passive candidates. Jennifer leads the team efforts in producing excellent results for the various customer groups that have been served with success in the Emory University system. Jennifer provides direct oversight and strategic direction for Open Recruitment, ESG as well as The Emory Dual Career Network are  Connect with Jennifer through LinkedIn at




Vicky Jones
Emory Search Group (ESG) Consultant

Vicky Jones has been with Emory University for almost 7 years and has been a Search Consultant with the Emory Search Group for almost 2 years.  Prior to her promotion Vicky was a Senior Recruiter supporting the School of Medicine, Winship Cancer Institute, Office of General Counsel and various other departments. Overall, Vicky has 25 years of professional recruiting experience with successful searches in the following fields:  Accounting and Financial, Administration, Customer Service, Legal, Higher Education, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Space Planning and Construction. In addition, Vicky also has 12 years of professional work experience in accounting and banking. Vicky can be reached through LinkedIn at or you can follow Vicky on Twitter @VickyEmoryHR.




Kaushalya Patel
Emory Search Group (ESG) Recruitment Specialist

Kaushalya Patel is the newest member of the Emory Search Group. Her role will be to complement the group as a Recruitment Specialist. Prior to joining Emory University, Kaushalya began her recruiting career at Wake Forest University followed by Software AG. She has 5 years of multifaceted recruitment experience within the education and software industries, focusing on administration, IT, accounting and sales.  Kaushalya received her Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology in 2009. She is confident in her new role and looks forward to collaborating with departments and hiring managers across campus to assist with staffing needs and to bring top talent to Emory University. Connect with Kaushalya through LinkedIn