Chairman & CEO of Stuart Levine & Assoc.
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, leadership and global transformation.
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 Juniper Networks, The Howard Hughes Corporation, Verizon, Barclays (HQ), MasterCard, General Mills, Saatchi & Saatchi, Montefiore 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 30 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. He is also a Contributing Editor for NACD/Directorship, Agenda magazines and The Credit Union Times.
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.
Mr. Levine presently serves on the following boards: Chairman, Governance and Nominating Committee and Member, Audit Committee, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR), a leading full- service outsourcing provider to the global financial industry that provides securities processing, clearing and outsourcing of investor communication, Lead Director, D’Addario & Company, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instrument strings and accessories and former Vice Chairman, Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, Member, Committee on Quality, North Shore- LIJ Health System. In his capacity at North Shore-LIJ he was instrumental in the M&A work leading to the creation of one of the largest heathcare delivery systems in the U.S. He formerly served on the boards of the European American Bank, purchased by Citigroup Inc. and Gentiva Health Services, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive home healthcare, serving patients in all 50 states.
At age 25, Mr. Levine was the youngest elected member of the New York State Assembly serving under Governor Nelson Rockefeller. He sponsored significant consumer and health care legislation that was enacted into law while serving on the Health Committee.
He served as the first non-family CEO of Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., which operated in 75 countries and was the former Chairman of Dowling College.