Jeff Constable is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Financial Officer, Financial Services and Private Equity practices. Jeff has advised a diverse array of both large- and mid-cap clients in their searches for chief financial officers, board directors and other senior leaders. He has also worked with corporate boards, investment firms and family enterprises that are going through leadership transitions and succession planning processes within their organizations. Jeff has led client engagements across industries throughout the U.S. and in Europe, for public companies as well as family-owned and private equity-backed businesses. A consultant with Spencer Stuart since 2003, Jeff previously led the firm’s Philadelphia office for six years. He currently sits on Spencer Stuart’s audit committee.
Extensive financial services and investor experience
- Jeff has worked with clients across the financial services industry, spanning insurance, consumer financial services, banking, investment firms and family offices. He also advises private equity companies and their boards on a range of leadership issues, from CEO succession planning to internal talent assessment.
- Jeff also brings expertise in several industry sectors outside of financial services, including industrial, distribution and business-to-business services. He is also a frequent speaker on topics ranging from the CFO market to career management strategies at various industry and university events.
- Before his career in executive search, Jeff worked at Corporate Executive Board, where he was instrumental in the formation and early growth of the company’s CFO and corporate strategy business lines. Earlier, Jeff was a banker with NationsBank (now Bank of America) and an award-winning high school mathematics teacher.
Jeff lives outside of Philadelphia and is the former chair of the board of the Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Foundation. He also serves on the advisory board of NewSpring Holdings, a middle-market private equity investment firm. Jeff holds a degree in mathematics from Duke University and an M.B.A. with distinction from the University of Michigan.