Lew has been in the executive search business for 30 years. He has assisted clients in a wide range of industries but works most frequently in three areas:
- private equity firms and their portfolio companies
- technology-based and technology-enabled businesses
- management consulting firms, and clients wishing to hire current or former consultants for operating, strategic planning, business development, and other roles
He was raised in the New York area and attended M.I.T. and Harvard Business School. He then spent three years in corporate strategy consulting with Bain & Company in Boston before moving to Los Angeles, where his activities included 18 months at the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee; two years at a large, international search firm; and four years at a medium-sized, general-practice search firm. He returned to New England in 1992 and established his own search firm, which he maintained until joining BSG.
He has been active in alumni affairs for both HBS (having served as President of the HBS Association of Southern California) and MIT (as President and a board member for the MIT Club of NH).
When not working, Lew devotes time to running modest distances, skiing, cycling, and erging; watching his wife run longer distances; and (whenever possible) serving as the support crew during his son’s triathlon competitions. The family also enjoys hiking, good food and wine, and travel.