Jeff Warren

Jeff is a trusted advisor to clients around their broad leadership needs including executive search, advisory and board engagements.

Jeff Warren leads search, advisory and succession engagements for a wide variety of firms in the financial services, investment management and private equity sectors. Jeff also leads the Los Angeles office for Russell Reynolds Associates and co-heads the Private Equity Practice in the Americas. He has held numerous other leadership positions during his more than 20 years with our firm. For his client work, Jeff conducts leadership and succession engagements across the C-suite, working with financial services clients, alternatives firms, asset owners (including endowments, foundations and family offices) and private equity firms and their portfolio companies.  Some of Jeff’s recent assignments include CEO, COO and CFO roles at leading global financial firms and the appointment of board members for publicly traded financial services and fintech companies. Jeff was Director of Business Development at KSL Fairways before joining our firm. Earlier in his career, he was in the financial institutions’ investment banking group at Merrill Lynch and, earlier, with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company in leveraged finance and merchant banking.

"Your attitude determines your direction."

Jeff received his BA in economics and political science from Vanderbilt University and his MBA in finance and entrepreneurial studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management.
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