Tom Neff

Special Advisor

Special Advisor Tom Neff has worked for Spencer Stuart & Associates, N.A. (executive search consulting) since 1976, serving as president of the worldwide firm from 1979 to 1996.

Since 1996, he has served as chairman of Spencer Stuart, U.S. Previously, he was a principal with Booz Allen & Hamilton in executive search, CEO of an information systems company, and held a senior marketing position with TWA. Earlier, he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in New York and Australia. Tom served on the board of directors of ACE Limited (renamed Chubb), a Zurich-based insurance company, where he was chair of the nominating and governance committees. He served on the boards of Hewitt Associates, Macmillan, and Exult until they were acquired, and also served on the board of the Lord Abbett mutual funds. He is a board member at Accolade and Axiom, and serves as a trustee emeritus of Lafayette College, and previously served as chairman of the board of the Brunswick School.

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San Francisco and Newport Beach, CA – September 27, 2021 – Carrick Capital Partners, a growth-oriented investment firm focused on software and software-enabled businesses, today announced the promotion of Ivan Whittey to Director.
September 27, 2021
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Identity Solution Provider Realized 64% Year-Over-Year Growth in New Business and Expanded Both its Customer Base & Employees by 48%
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