JoAnne Kruse
JoAnne Kruse

JoAnne Kruse joined TZP Group as a Partner, Talent in July 2019. Her thirty-year career as a Human Resource executive covers a wide array of industries, including financial services, consumer products, technology and travel. JoAnne most recently served as the Chief Human Resource Officer of American Express Global Business Travel. In this role she was part of the executive team that carved-out the nearly 16,000-team member global enterprise to form a stand-alone joint venture between American Express and private-equity firm Certares. Her corporate career includes HR roles with brand giants like Travelport, Cendant, PepsiCo, Clairol and the Chase Manhattan Bank. Additionally, JoAnne spent nearly six years as a small-business entrepreneur, building her own HR and talent development consulting firm, HCpartners, with a diverse client portfolio ranging from the Fortune 100 to technology start-ups.

JoAnne received a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

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