Jordan Brugg leads Spencer Stuart’s North American Industrial Practice and is a core member of the Private Equity, CEO and Board practices. He has worked extensively with companies across the full range of segments that comprise the industrial sector, including distribution and related business-to-business services and industrial technology. His primary focus has been working with clients on CEO and board director searches, and on CEO succession planning.

Focused on leadership

  • During his tenure at Spencer Stuart, Jordan has worked on nearly 1,000 client engagements, serving both publicly traded and investor-backed clients, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to lower and middle-market enterprises, as well as families and founders transitioning their leadership. He has represented clients looking for revenue and margin expansion through new product applications, services and geographic expansion, as well as clients in need of dramatic operating and financial turnaround.
  • Jordan joined Spencer Stuart in 2003 as part of the initial team in the firm’s opening of its Washington, D.C. office. He later played key operational roles in the development of the firm’s Private Equity Practice and the inception of the firm's Succession Services business.
  • Jordan has been involved in numerous studies analyzing leadership trends and attributes, contributing research to several leadership books, including You’re In Charge — Now What? and The Dynamic Path.

Jordan graduated cum laude from Lafayette College and completed post-graduate studies at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He presently serves on the Committee on Development, Alumni and Community Relations for the Lafayette board of trustees and as a board director of Advanced Service Solutions.

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