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Stuart R. Levine is Chairman and CEO of Stuart Levine & Associates LLC, an international strategic planning and leadership development company with focus on adding shareholder value by strengthening corporate cultures. His background as CEO of a global corporation and extensive board experience has afforded him a unique perspective on strategy, implementation,global transformation and succession planning.
Mr. Levine assists Fortune 500 companies in delivering sustainable business results through: strategic planning and implementation; corporate governance; board assessments; methods for improving board linkage with CEOs to assure functional alignment, improved organizational effectiveness; strengthening corporate culture through values; stimulation of learning throughout the culture to help employees become more innovative and creative; team building and alignment; and using strategic communication to build a stronger strategic focus with the C-Suite. The company’s numerous clients include Verizon, Barclays, MasterCard, General Mills, Georgia Pacific, Saatchi & Saatchi, Montefiore Medical Center, New York State Executive Chamber, Beth Israel Medical Center, Bethpage Federal Credit Union and many more.
He is an international best-selling leadership author of The Six Fundamentals of Success and Cut to the Chase, and the co-author of Simon & Schuster’s international bestseller The Leader in You, which have been published in 22 languages and have sold over 1 million copies. Mr. Levine is a sought-after commentator on TV, in print and via social media for his views on challenging issues, including governance, innovation in complex environments and strengthening the culture of organizations through trust, engagement and strategic communication. He has appeared numerous times on top-rated global television programs such as NBC’s Today show, ABC’s World News This Morning, Bloomberg, Fox News and many others.
Mr. Levine is the recipient of awards from several prestigious national organizations, including Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Ernst & Young and Inc. Magazine. The National Association of Corporate Directors recognized him as part of The Directorship 100 in both 2011 and 2012 and appointed him to serve on their 17-member Nominating/Governance Advisory Council.He presently serves on the following boards: Broadridge Financial Solutions, J. D’Addario & Company, Inc., and North Shore-LIJ Health System. He formerly served on the boards of the European American Bank and Gentiva Health Services.
At age 25, Mr. Levine was the youngest elected member of the New York State Assembly, serving on the Health Committee. At Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., he built the organization from a family-owned and operated corporation to a professionally managed team that was eventually able to take their product development cycle from 36 months to 18 weeks.
Harriet Levine is Founder and President of Stuart Levine & Associates LLC. As President, Ms. Levine oversees the operations of the firm and is responsible for strategic positioning and implementation; developing and implementing the firm’s business and communication plans; ensuring client satisfaction; budgeting and revenue growth; marketing; deployment of consultants; legal, financial and contractual matters; driving intellectual property; crafting board meeting agendas; and vetting board member candidates.
She was a material participant in the research and marketing of several best-selling books that are now available in 22 languages and have sold over one million copies worldwide. Ms. Levine’s work on these books included interfacing with the editor, negotiating contracts with the publisher, driving intellectual property, and developing a marketing plan that led to excellent distribution.
Ms. Levine formerly worked at Benton & Bowles and was hired by J. Walter Thompson to launch the new family of film products for Kodak.
She currently serves as an Associate Trustee of North Shore-LIJ Health System and is a member of the NYU Stern School of Business Alumni Council. She formerly served on the Board of Family Service Association and The Long Island Philharmonic and was an active fund raiser for The American Cancer Society. Ms. Levine also petitioned the CDC to investigate water and pollution issues while working on the creation of public policy.
She holds an MBA in Marketing from NYU Stern School of Business and graduated magna cum laude from Union College with a BA in Economics and Studio Art.
Kelly Bloss is a seasoned entrepreneur and proven business executive. Her work remains at the leading edge of the changes permeating the highly complex industries of healthcare, financial services, manufacturing and telecommunications. Creating an exceptional record of accomplishment, she is an expert in delivering strategic business solutions that drive revenue growth and cost management.
She currently serves as Director for WVT Communications Group, a NASDAQ traded firm; she chairs the Governance and Nominating Committee and serves on the Compensation Committee,
Kelly led the history-making start-up of Verizon’s Long Distance and delivered 1M new customers and revenues that reached $200 million by the end of year one. She has extensive merger planning and implementation experience.
Kelly received a MS Telecommunications and Computing Management from Polytechnic University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Union College. She has completed numerous executive education programs in financial management, leadership and strategic marketing at The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, The University of Virginia Darden School and The Harvard Business School.
Jim Jordan, a Senior Consultant with Stuart Levine & Associates, has significant managerial and business experience with broad senior management experience and technical knowledge in Program Management, Product Development and Operational Enterprises. He has expertise in telecom and information technology and managerial and field experience with Operational Work Centers, Service/Product Delivery, Process Analysis and Development, Total Quality Management, Productivity Analysis and Enhancement; Product Development, Staffing, and Managing large-scale organizations and budgets.
Mr. Jordan was an employee at NYNEX/Bell Atlantic Corporation from 1969-1999 where he handled transitioning corporate software functionality, the development and implementation of a new service delivery platform, leading a corporate merger transition and base lining and revamping all operational processes and productivity activities for the workforce across the enterprise and process oversight of operation reviews and process re-engineering implementation initiatives for 80,000 employees.
His facilitation and leadership skills provide the basis for many of his recent accomplishments, including the successful strategic planning initiatives for credit unions and their leagues.
Mr. Jordan’s education includes a Masters Degree in Organization Theory and Behavior (MED) from Cambridge College, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cambridge College. He also has an Associates of Science Degree Business from Newbury College, Strategic Marketing Certification from Columbia University; Center for Strategic Planning, NC Harvard University; Project Management Certification Training, George Washington University; Accelerated Advancement Program NYNEX Corporation, New York; ATT Senior Management Assessment & Training, ATT Behavioral Center, NC and Certificate Advanced Business Management from Boston University.
Elizabeth L. Perlman is the Director of Global Business Strategy for Stuart Levine & Associates LLC. She is responsible for managing online content, locating strategic business partnerships and identifying new global opportunities. Liz previously worked at Bloomberg LP for over four years as a Sales Associate for New York Hedge Funds. Her knowledge of the global financial markets and evolving technology have helped her to re-launch the Stuart Levine brand through our new website in 2011.
Mrs. Perlman has actively served as a member of the Stuart Levine and Associates Advisory Board since 2008. She is a committed member of the community and has volunteered multiple hours for the board of JBFCS, Everybody Wins mentorship program and UJA Federation.
Liz holds a BA in English from the University of Michigan and is currently living with her husband in Hong Kong.Return to Top