Our Team

Barrett J. Stephens

Chief Executive Officer

Brett Stephens leads our firm and is a senior member of our Board Services and Financial Services Practices.  He served with our predecessor company, Directorship, which he joined in 1999.

Brett is experienced in working with companies — from the Fortune 10 to pre-IPO — on highly-sensitive governance and leadership issues. He has conducted a number of significant projects in the industry, including board of directors searches for Fortune 50 companies, and CEO and C-suite searches for both public and private equity-backed companies.

He earned his MBA from Columbia University and a BA from the University of Virginia. Brett is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). He was inducted into the inaugural class of the ACC Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014. Brett and his family live in Darien, Connecticut.


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