Stephanie Tomasso specializes in conducting senior leadership searches for member-driven organizations. She leads the firm’s Trade and Professional Associations Practice and is a senior member of the Corporate Affairs Practice. Stephanie often partners with senior management and board search committees to oversee executive assessment and succession management projects. She is based in Washington, DC.
Stephanie has recently led assignments to recruit CEOs for associations across a broad range of industries and professional specialties, including representing food and beverage manufacturers/distributors, venture capital, international energy and global financial institutions, as well as associations representing small/independent business leaders and professionals in the healthcare and educational arenas. She works with leading business executives/practitioners seeking leadership with deep functional and industry experience, and operational management capabilities. Stephanie has also conducted searches for public policy and external affairs executives for a range of large and small companies, start-ups and associations.
Stephanie has more than 18 years of executive search experience in Washington, having spent seven years with another large, international search firm before joining Russell Reynolds Associates. She began her career as a Management Consultant.
Education & Affiliations
Stephanie received her BA in history from Washington and Lee University. She serves on the board of the Bruce Harlow Foundation and is a member of the Alumnae Council of Connelly School of the Holy Child. She was previously on the local board of Girls on the Run.
Nonprofit, Trade and Professional Associations, Corporate Affairs Officers, Executive Search, Board & CEO Advisory Group