Jeffrey WarrenManaging Director at Russell Reynolds Associates
Jeff Warren co-heads the firm’s Private Equity Practice in the Americas and is the Area Manager for the Los Angeles office. He conducts leadership and succession engagements across the C-suite, including the investment and financial officer functions, working with public companies, investment and private equity firms and their portfolio companies. He is a member of the firm's CEO/Board Services Practice and has also led engagements for a variety of financial services firms including investment management, banking, consumer finance and real estate clients. Jeff advises clients within private equity and alternatives, working across the investment firm and portfolio company levels.
Previous ExperiencePrior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1999, Jeff was Director of Business Development for KSL Fairways, a wholly owned subsidiary of KSL Recreation Corporation and a private equity affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. In this role, he oversaw business development, acquisition and strategic planning activities. Previously, Jeff was in the Financial Institutions' investment banking group at Merrill Lynch and, earlier, with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company in Leveraged Finance and Merchant Banking.
Education & Affiliations Jeff received his B.A. in economics and political science from Vanderbilt University, and his M.B.A. in finance and entrepreneurial studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management. Jeff has presented and published on talent and management related subjects via a range of media outlets, including PE Hub, FundFire, Bloomberg, Hunt Scanlon and Buyouts magazine.