Tuesday Jan 17, 2023

Ep 12 – Lucinda Stewart, Partner, Spencer Stuart

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EPISODE 12 – Lucinda Stewart, Partner, Spencer Stuart

Lucinda Stewart shares the inspiring ways, throughout her career and life, that she has successfully made her way in traditionally male-dominated fields like sports, business, and the Bering Sea. A true example of a business person who embodies the 7 Rules of Power, Lucinda shows how getting others to want to help you on your career journey is integral to success.

Lucinda shares insights on:

  • Formative experiences of often being the only woman in certain situations

  • The impact her father’s attitude toward her limitless abilities has on her

  • Climbing Mount Constance at age 13

  • Working on a fishing boat in the Bering Sea

  • How the fishing boat got her an instant hire position at Morgan Stanley

  • Why we are all capable of doing way more than we think we can do

  • The person she befriended for protection in a dangerous situation

  • Tips on getting people to help and support you

  • Why developing other people is the favorite part of her job

  • How she got into the Northwestern MBA program after being turned down

  • Pushing the envelope and pushing through

  • Her successful initiative to bring more women on boards in Seattle

  • Her push-up contest with Jeff Bezos

  • The credibility of brand

  • Being fearless for a cause or good reason

  • Her logic behind training for her first half Ironman

  • As a spouse and mother, setting examples and boundaries to balance work

  • The interesting story behind marrying her husband


Lucinda Stewart is based in Seattle and is a member of the Private Equity, Healthcare and TMT practices. Lucinda works with many leading Private Equity firms and focuses exclusively on private equity backed executive searches. She specializes in healthcare services and healthcare IT, and the majority of her work is placing CEO and CFOs in leading platforms for her clients. Lucinda brings a career of experience as a PE backed multi-site operator at National Surgery Centers where she ran Corporate Development, a Private Equity investor for a top Healthcare PE firm, Frazier Healthcare, and an investment banker in Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette’s healthcare M&A group.

Lucinda was named “40 Under Forty” by Puget Sound Business Journal, has served on the Mercy Corp Venture Board, and is currently on the Investment Committee of SpringRock, a HCIT venture capital fund. She earned her M.B.A. from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and her B.A. from University of Puget Sound, where she was recruited to play soccer.


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