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Andrew W. Knox
Managing Director

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Andy founded Chelsea Partners in January 2015, leveraging over 30 years of experience in the executive recruiting profession, including 24 years with Korn/Ferry International as a shareholder/partner in both Asia and Southern California. Prior to founding Chelsea Partners, Andy spent two years with RSR Partners in Los Angeles as a Managing Director following three years with Higdon Partners LLC, where he opened the Los Angeles Office for that boutique executive recruiting firm. He started his recruiting career with Russell Reynolds Associates. Andy earned an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BA in history from UCLA.


Kelly A. Owen
Senior Associate

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Kelly is a Senior Associate with Chelsea Partners. She collaborates on all aspects of executive recruiting, board search and advisory projects. Kelly began her career in the Los Angeles office of Andersen Tax, LLC as an Associate in their Private Client Services group. Prior to joining Andersen, Kelly earned her Juris Doctor degree and Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law. She was admitted to the California Bar in November 2016. Kelly received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. At USC, Kelly was a two-time Captain of both the Cross Country and Track and Field teams.