Chuck Jordan successfully recruits senior leaders for clients as a consultant in the Education, Nonprofit & Government (ENG) and Life Sciences practices. He also leads ENG efforts in the southeastern United States. His work is divided between institutions of higher education, academic medical centers, and chief executive and c-suite searches in partnership with a range of non-profit institutions and for-profit companies. In addition, Chuck has participated in the recruitment of leaders for basic and applied research institutions in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Consultative search experience

  • Chuck has deep expertise recruiting deans of business, engineering and public policy schools, and has completed searches for all functional positions in higher education. His broader experience encompasses work for a range of not-for-profit organizations, including cultural institutions, foundations, independent schools and think tanks.
  • Chuck served as Spencer Stuart’s first director of professional staff recruiting, managing firm-wide efforts to attract top consultants and research associates. He also acted as the firm’s interim director of professional development.
  • Before joining Spencer Stuart, Chuck served clients for four years at McKinsey & Company as an engagement manager. Earlier in his career, Chuck worked in Accenture’s strategic services practice, based in San Francisco. Chuck also served overseas as an artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, departing with the rank of captain.

Chuck holds a B.A. in political science and English from Tufts University and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.