Nour Group Leadership - David, Jenn and Elaine

Leadership

Founded in Atlanta in 2002, The Nour Group is comprised of battle-tested professionals. We take a vested interest in helping global clients clarify their vision, and achieve their desired outcomes. Whether you need advisory services for organizational change, a personal guide for professional growth, or an engaging content presenter, our team delivers results.

David Nour - Founder, CEO & Partner

David Nour

Managing Partner

A senior leadership/board advisor, educator, executive coach, and bestselling author, David Nour is internationally recognized as the leading expert on applications of strategic relationships in profitable growth, sustained innovation, and lasting change. The author of twelve books, including bestsellers Relationship Economics® (Wiley) – forthcoming in its 3rd edition, Curve Benders (Wiley), and Co-Create (St. Martin’s Press), Nour serves as a trusted advisor to global clients and coaches corporate leaders.

Beyond leading the Nour Group strategic growth advisory services, he is an adjunct professor at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and was named to the Global Gurus Top 30 Leadership Professionals and the Thinkers 50 Radar Class of 2021 lists. A Forbes Leadership contributor on the Future of Work, and an Inc. contributor on Relationship Economics, Nour’s unique insights have been featured in various prominent publications, including The Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Huffington Post Business, Entrepreneur, and Knowledge@Wharton.

Born in Iran, Nour immigrated to the U.S. as a teenager with $100, limited family ties, and no fluency in English. He graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in business management and went on to earn an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He resides in Atlanta, GA, with his family.

Jenn Cordz

Partner - Revenue Operations Practice / Learning Expeditions

Jenn brings close to two decades of digital, demand, revenue, and security operations expertise to Nour Group. She was previously Director of Marketing Operations and Digital at SecurityScorecard (backed by Google Ventures, Sequoia, and Intel Ventures), and Senior Marketing Operations Manager and Systems Architect at GitLab (NASDAQ: GTLB). Her extensive background includes experience in the design of websites, hardware, and software system architecture, as well as application development, cybersecurity monitoring, and threat detection. Past and current clients in hospitality, technology, and eCommerce, rely on Jenn for effective strategy related to operations, marketing execution, and scaling of digital marketing and security infrastructure systems to support quantifiable revenue growth and cyber risk mitigation.

Jenn graduated from the University of Washington with a double bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and International Business. She currently serves on two non-profit Boards lending her expertise to various environmental and sustainability initiatives. Jenn’s passion for outdoor adventures makes her an ideal guide in Nour Group’s Learning Expeditions including backpacking, rafting, and fly fishing adventures.

Elaine Devine

Director of Operations

With over 25 years of technical, financial, and business experience Elaine is the Director of Operations for Nour Group.

Elaine’s prior experiences have included land surveying, cartography, and general management with local government in Scotland; engineering plan drafting in Saudi Arabia, computer-aided design drafting for a regional civil engineering and a global environmental consulting firm in Atlanta and process engineering design for a specialty food services firm in Chicago, where she also managed the ISO 9000 certification program.