Joe Kindt is a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Atlanta office in the firm’s Industrial Practice, supporting industrial enterprises in executive search, succession planning, executive assessment, leadership development and C-suite effectiveness. With more than 15 years of experience in the industrial sector, Joe leads general management and financial officer searches.
Strong focus on leadership and market intelligence
Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Joe worked as a consultant for another executive search firm, where he advised companies in the industrial goods sector on leadership challenges. He worked on assessing and understanding behavioral and leadership traits responsible for executive team performance.
Previously, Joe worked in market and competitive intelligence at GE, leading a market intelligence program for GE’s energy management business. He was also a program manager at GE, leading the professional development of recent M.B.A.s, and coordinated efforts in assessing, identifying, hiring and retaining M.B.A.s for GE worldwide.
Joe started his career with J.F. Ahern Co., a privately held mechanical contractor, where he led sales and researched industrial markets to determine areas of top profitability for the company.
Joe earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in art history from Brigham Young University. He has worked in Germany, and is fluent in German.