Stephen Newton heads the firm’s Dallas office and, until recently, also led the Houston office. He is a key member of the CEO & Board Advisory Partners and previously co-led the Financial Services team in the Americas, in addition to numerous other leadership roles in the firm. Steve has decades of experience leading searches for CEOs, COOs and board members of prestigious for-profit and nonprofit organizations, family businesses and public institutions. He works closely with clients across a range of industries and sectors, including but not limited to energy and natural resources, financial services and private equity.
Steve joined Russell Reynolds Associates in New York more than 30 years ago. After close to five years in the Paris office, he moved to Houston and has led the Dallas office since 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Steve was with Bankers Trust Company in London, New York and Paris, where he served as a Vice President in the Energy Group.
Steve received his BS in international economics from the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He is fluent in French and English. Steve serves on the board of the NACD Texas Tricities Chapter, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, and Central Houston Inc. Steve is a Board member of the AESC, Americas Council. He is also a former board member of the Houston Zoo and Oldfields School.
Financial Services, Global Banking and Markets, Energy and Natural Resources, Oil and Gas, Private Equity, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Family Business, Board & CEO Advisory Partners