Lea Adams has more than 15 years of experience in the search and recruitment of C-level executives. A member of Spencer Stuart’s Consumer, Agriculture & Commodities, Hospitality & Leisure, Consumer Products, Private Equity and Retail, Apparel & Luxury Goods practices, Lea is drawn to health, wellness and lifestyle brands, focusing on CEO and general management assignments for both company-owned and franchised multiunit enterprises. She also works regularly with consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. Lea is based in Atlanta and began her career at Spencer Stuart in Los Angeles.

C-suite search expert who understands human dynamics and the consumer space

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Lea was a consultant for a Los Angeles-based boutique search firm, where she specialized in C-level assignments.
  • Previously, Lea served as the member services manager for the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, where she managed the membership program for CEOs and local government officials.
  • Lea began her career in marketing for Southern Living magazine.

Lea earned a Bachelor of Science degree in human and organizational development from Vanderbilt University and an M.B.A. from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

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