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.
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 20 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
Taylor Griffin is the Chief Operating Officer of The Miles Group (“TMG”). Her client work focuses on CEO and senior team succession planning, CEO and senior executive coaching, executive assessments (including pre-hire or pre-invest assessments), board evaluations and optimization, and top team effectiveness services. As COO, she is responsible for the overall operations and management 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...View more
Matthew Bedwell is a managing director with TMG, where he focuses on executive coaching, executive assessment, succession planning, board effectiveness, and top team effectiveness services. Matt is an executive coach for leaders in senior roles across numerous industries; leads executives assessment and development projects for clients both domestically and abroad (including CEO assessment and development, and CEO viability) and develops and leads team effectiveness events for top leadership teams as well as senior functional and business leaders. He has extensive experience counseling...View more
Courtney Hamilton is a managing director with The Miles Group, where she serves leaders of high performing organizations across all sectors in the areas of management assessment, leadership coaching and organizational change initiatives and advises their boards and senior executives on their most important leadership challenges. Since joining TMG Courtney has advised on numerous CEO Succession projects, partnering closely with Boards and key stakeholders to ensure seamless transitions across a breadth of companies in the financial services, technology, media, industrial products, consumer...View more
Adam Wilkes is a managing director with The Miles Group, where he serves clients across a wide range of disciplines and industries. He concentrates his efforts on senior team succession, executive assessment and coaching, board development and effectiveness and top team optimization services. Adam serves as an executive coach to a number of senior-level leaders (both operational and functional) and regularly partners with clients on top-team succession projects, including CEO assessment and development planning, to build viability for succession candidates and ensure proper transition at...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
Jeffrey Jones is a senior consultant and the director of products with The Miles Group. With deep experience across the spectrum of TMG services, Jeff focuses on executive coaching, the firm’s worldwide executive development and assessment activities, and team effectiveness events for top leadership teams. As director of products, Jeff also plays a key role in leading and managing the design, development, and marketing of various TMG products including TMG Grow and the Leadership Accelerator app.
Before joining The Miles Group, Jeff was a senior associate within Heidrick &...View more
Alli Widman is a senior consultant with TMG, where she focuses on a wide range of leadership advisory and development activities, including executive assessments and coaching, CEO and senior team succession planning, team effectiveness, and board optimization services.
Alli has a range of experience working in professional services and spent the formative years of her career in financial services as an investment banker, equity analyst and investor. Prior to joining TMG, Alli was a Principal at Feigen Advisors, a boutique CEO Advisory firm where she advised CEO clients on their...View more
Stephanie McCoy Loquvam is a consultant with The Miles Group. She provides services and support across TMG's numerous platforms, and partners closely with clients in a variety of leadership development capacities, including senior team succession, executive coaching and assessments, board advisory work, and top team optimization.
Before joining TMG, Stephanie was an attorney in private practice representing businesses of all sizes in commercial disputes, regulatory issues, corporate governance and constitutional matters. She was an active delegate in the American Bar...View more
John Nasr is a consultant with The Miles Group. He focuses across TMG’s practice areas, including senior team succession, executive coaching and assessments, board development work, and top team effectiveness. John partners with clients to build bench strength and individual viability for future roles, help make selection and organization decisions, and ensure proper transition at the senior executive levels. He also serves as an executive coach to senior-level leaders (both operational and functional) and advises clients on developing high performance teams and performing team...View more
Courtney Lester is an Associate Consultant with The Miles Group, where she provides support for client engagements across TMG’s practice areas. Since joining TMG, she has supported numerous succession projects, executive assessments, coaching engagements and board effectiveness assessments. She has helped serve clients across a variety of geographies and industries.
Prior to joining The Miles Group, she worked as a Senior Consultant at Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, in their Retail & Consumer Group. In this role, Courtney assisted a variety of leading retailers in the...View more
Eric Noreen is an analyst with The Miles Group, where he focuses on providing support to the consultants on various project and research assignments. He routinely conducts required research, market analysis, and data gathering in support of current and future client engagements. Additionally, Eric helps to analyze and compile reports in support of executive development and coaching engagements. Since joining TMG, Eric has worked on numerous CEO Succession projects, Coaching engagements, and various Board and Stakeholder research projects.
Prior to joining The Miles Group, Eric...View more
William (“Billy”) Stern is a managing director at The Miles Group (“TMG”). His client work focuses on CEO and senior team succession planning, CEO and senior executive coaching, executive assessments (including pre-hire or pre-invest assessments), board evaluations and optimization, and top team effectiveness services.
Prior to joining The Miles Group, Mr. Stern was the Chief Legal Officer at Ancestry.com (“ACOM”). At Acom, Billy was responsible for ACOM’s initial public offering, secondary public offerings, domestic and international acquisitions, SEC and regulatory compliance...View more