Jeff Hyler leads Spencer Stuart’s Houston office and the firm’s U.S. Utilities Practice, focusing on CEO and other senior executive assignments for renewable energy companies, electric utilities, independent power producers, oil and gas companies and commodity trading firms. He is also a member of Spencer Stuart’s Board Practice and advises clients on recruiting outside directors.

Deep expertise in energy

  • Prior to joining the firm, Jeff was a partner in Towers Perrin’s executive compensation and rewards practice, and was a leader in the firm’s energy and utility practice. Over his 10-year tenure, he worked with more than 50 energy companies to help align their rewards programs to their business strategy.
  • Many of Jeff’s assignments involved ongoing advisory work with senior management and non-executive directors on a variety of compensation issues, including compensation strategy development, annual and long-term incentive plan design, executive perquisite programs, employment contracts, change-in-control agreements, competitive pay analysis and outside director pay.
  • Prior to joining Towers Perrin, Jeff served for eight years as a Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy.

Jeff serves on the board of NextOp, a nonprofit organization that assists enlisted combat veterans in transitioning to new careers in the energy industry. He received his M.B.A. from Tulane University and a B.A. from The George Washington University.