Omar Davis, ’01, joined EFL Associates in 2021 as an Executive Search Consultant, focusing on, among other sectors, the public retirement, public agency, asset owner, and manager sectors. Omar offers client organizations a wealth of public sector experience. His extensive background provides him with a deep understanding of talent needs and challenges within governmental and public sector talent searches.
Most recently, Omar served as the Director of Employer Services at the Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS), a $52 billion pension plan serving retired educators and school employees across the State of Missouri. His public retirement plan background extends to earlier roles at the Missouri Department of Transportation & Missouri State Highway Patrol Employees’ Retirement System (MPERS), and the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System (MOSERS). Omar served in a number of different capacities within these organizations, including General Counsel, Investment Legal, and Compliance Counsel, and Director of Retirement Services.
Prior to his retirement system background, Omar worked for more than a decade in Missouri state government as an agency leader, including as the Director of the Department of Revenue and the Director of the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations. Further, he has been recognized for his leadership and service numerous times throughout his career.