Prior to joining Charles Aris Executive Search, Steven spent 14 years in various business development and recruiting roles in the technology services industry. Today, he focuses on identifying Strategy & Corporate Development professionals for his high-tech clients. Steven leverages his deep recruiting expertise and the Charles Aris 14-Step Priority Search Process to ensure that world-class talent is introduced to industry-leading organizations.
Steven earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.
Married since 1998, Steven and his wife, Julie, are raising two wonderful children. When he’s not spending time with his family, Steven enjoys running and golf.
2021 Strategy Consulting Compensation Study: Over the course of Q4 2020, Charles Aris team members surveyed more than 2,280 people, 1,052 of whom are current strategy consultants. More than half of those individuals are current Big Three consultants for McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company. All compensation points were collected anonymously and in compliance with pay equity laws currently in effect around the United States and U.S. territories. We’re confident that this report will serve as a useful resource as you address your organization’s mission-critical hiring needs and manage your own career trajectory. Please reach out to any member of our Strategy & Corporate Development recruiting practice to learn more. Download the study today.
2021 Former Strategy Consultant Compensation Study: While collecting data for our annual Strategy Consulting Compensation Data, we had 1,192 former strategy consultants fill out the anonymous survey – laying the foundation for our second-annual Former Consultant Compensation Study. Our search team constantly refines a network of more than 73,000 current and former consultants, placing strategy and corporate development leaders in roles ranging from Analyst to Director to Chief Strategy Officer. Download the report today.
2020 Mid-Year Offer Report: During the first half of 2020, Charles Aris coordinated more than 45 offers to strategy consultants. This report includes a sampling of the offers and the subsequent results. Each offer includes five components: title, base salary, equity, annual bonus and sign-on. Also included is the type of entity extending the offer, as well as the consulting firm at which the candidate was employed.
The Anatomy of a Chief Strategy Officer: The Charles Aris Strategy & Corporate Development team has released The Anatomy of a Chief Strategy Officer. This report analyzes the backgrounds and experiences of CSOs (or the seniormost Strategy leaders) across the Fortune 500. We gathered data for this report through a combination of publicly available sources including company websites and LinkedIn, along with live conversations with the Chief Strategy Officers themselves. The 2020 Fortune 500 list was used, and all industry markers were pulled directly from Fortune’s website. Download your copy.
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