SBS Leadership

Mitchell Berger


Mitchell L. Berger, Chief Executive Officer brings over 30 years of search experience to Stephen-Bradford. Mitch’s broad understanding across industries, has allowed for his continued commitment to driving his teams’ business. He regularly counsels the firm’s leadership in talent management strategies and human resources matters. His passion for coaching colleagues, clients and candidates is demonstrated by his commitment to delivering beyond client expectation on each and every search. Mitch is instrumental in creating and fostering a company culture that encourages team members to play an integral role in the firm’s success. He also leads the company in operations, finance and administration and is a key decision maker regarding the growth of Stephen-Bradford Search.  Mitch holds a B.S. from Washington University in St. Louis.

Nannette Willner

Managing Director – Beauty, Luxury, Style
Nannette Willner is the Managing Director of Stephen-Bradford’s Beauty, Luxury and Style Practice. Nannette is recognized as a premier recruiter with over 20 years of experience. Her passion for these industries and keen ability to identify stellar talent contribute to enduring partnerships with preeminent companies from global corporations to boutique brands. With her dynamic personality, deep industry knowledge and ability to ask the right questions, Nannette grasps her clients’ needs and engages senior level talent who contribute to their growth.

Nannette holds a degree in Economics from New York University.

Hank Lowenstein

Senior Director, Conservation and Environmental

Hank is a Senior Director of Stephen Bradford Search and leads the conservation and environmental practice team. Hank has a lifetime of boots-on-the-ground experience saving wild animals and wild places, and has strong views about making planet earth a sustainable environment for future generations. Hank is a long-time well-respected search consultant who has recruited world class talent for non-profit conservation and environmental groups that save birds, big cats, and elephants, as well as organizations that purchase and protect wild land areas which are important habitats to these many wild species.
Prior to joining Stephen Bradford Search, Hank was the Executive Director at the NY City Health and Hospitals Corporation and the CEO of Nursing Services, Inc., a California based provider of home healthcare services and hospital staffing.

Hank is a graduate of Boston University with a degree in Business Administration.