Working closely with CEOs, leadership teams, and boards of major global corporations has given us the insight and knowledge to create customized, world-class talent strategies. From directing successful leadership transitions at Fortune 50 companies to conducting in-depth board assessments and development plans, we create value for organizations that reaches far beyond our engagement.
Just as we strive for the exceptional in our talent strategies, we seek to offer exceptional people, ideas, communication, and level of commitment to our clients each day.
Matthew Bedwell is a principal and senior consultant with The Miles Group, where he focuses on executive coaching, executive assessment, succession planning, board effectiveness, and top team effectiveness services. He has extensive experience counseling clients on a wide-range of business issues affecting operations and performance, and he serves Fortune 500 clients across numerous geographies and industries, including consumer products, technology, financial services, manufacturing, transportation, and energy industries, as well as a number of venture capital and private equity investors...View more
Nate Bennett serves as the Director of Executive Education and Learning for The Miles Group. He is also a faculty member with the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. Previous to his appointment at Georgia State in 2012, he was a member of the faculty at Georgia Tech (1999-2012) and Louisiana State University (1989-1999).
Dr. Bennett has over 20 years of experience partnering with companies to carefully and thoroughly assess the development needs of high potential talent in order to then design and deliver high impact leadership...View more
Kavitha Cherian is a consultant with The Miles Group, focusing on the firm’s executive assessment and succession work. She has broad experience in financial services, management consulting, and macroeconomics research roles in the United States and Asia. Prior to joining The Miles Group, Kavitha served as an associate with TD Bank in New York, where she was responsible for corporate credit management.
Prior to TD Bank, Kavitha attended business school full time, pursuing a dual MBA/MA degree at The University of Pennsylvania. She traveled to Brazil, Peru, and India to conduct...
Taylor Griffin is a partner and Chief Operating Officer of The Miles Group. Her client work focuses on succession, executive assessment, executive coaching, board effectiveness, and top team effectiveness services. As COO, she is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the firm. Prior to joining The Miles Group, she was an associate principal with Heidrick & Struggles’ Leadership Consulting Practice.
Taylor has significant experience across wide range of leadership advisory services, including executive coaching, executive assessments (including pre-hire or pre-invest...View more
Courtney Hamilton is a senior consultant with The Miles Group, focusing on executive succession and leadership development. She has broad experience working in professional services and operating roles in the United States and Asia. Prior to joining The Miles Group, Courtney served as Regional Manager for livingsocial in Asia, where she was responsible for market entry strategy, acquisition integrations and retail e-commerce expansion.
Before her tenure at livingsocial, Courtney attended business school full time, winning a U.S.-China Future Leader fellowship to research, design and...View more
Jeffrey Jones is a senior consultant with The Miles Group focusing on the firm’s worldwide executive development and coaching activities. Before joining The Miles Group, Jeff was a senior associate within Heidrick & Struggles’ Leadership Consulting Practice, specializing in top team and CEO assessments, CEO succession planning, board of directors effectiveness reviews, executive coaching and development, and high-potential leader development for large global and international clients. Jeff has served a number of Fortune 500 clients throughout the world, and has broad exposure working...View more
Stephen Miles is the founder and chief executive officer of The Miles Group. Previously, he was a vice chairman at Heidrick & Struggles and ran Leadership Advisory Services. With more than 15 years of experience in assessment, executive coaching, top-level succession planning, organizational effectiveness and strategy consulting, Stephen specializes in CEO succession and has partnered with numerous boards of global Fortune 500 companies to ensure that a successful leadership selection and transition occurs. He has also led many chairman successions and board effectiveness reviews,...View more
Adam Wilkes is a senior consultant and principal with the Miles Group, where he serves clients across a wide range of disciplines and industries and concentrates his efforts on executive education and assessment, board effectiveness and development, high-performance coaching and top team optimization services. He has substantial experience working with privately-held and publicly-traded companies in the health care sector, banking and financial services, real estate and natural resources, energy and technology, and consumer products.
Prior to joining The Miles Group, Adam was the...View more