SIA 2017 Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing Honors Executive Search Leader Lisa Maxwell for Third Consecutive Year

ATLANTA, October 17, 2017 – Gerard Stewart Founder and Managing Partner Lisa Maxwell has again been named to the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) 2017 “Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” list as one of the most influential women in the staffing industry today. Maxwell has been included on the list all three years of the award’s history.

The annual list is not a ranking but a spotlight on those whose accomplishments and contributions are defining and redefining the evolution of work and related solutions against a backdrop of rapid technological advancement, shifting economies and legislative change, SIA said.

As Founder and Managing Partner at Gerard Stewart, an international leader in executive search firms focused on the C-suite, Maxwell has guided the firm to expand its client portfolio and report record-breaking revenue growth of 47% in 2015 and 62% in 2016. She has led the company to grow its footprint and influence globally, most recently in Asia Pacific. Cited for her balanced viewpoint and straightforward approach, Maxwell often serves as an advisor and sounding board to many of the industry’s most influential executives.

A 20-year human capital industry veteran based in Atlanta, Maxwell was named to the “North America 50” category of the Global Power 100 list, also known as “The Power 50.” Throughout Maxwell’s career, she’s been recognized with multiple industry awards, including SIA’s “Staffing Industry 100,” a list of the 100 most influential people in the staffing industry for the last four consecutive years, including the 2017 list.

About Gerard Stewart

As an international leader in executive search, Gerard Steward focuses on recruitment for leading outsourcing and professional services firms and senior level positions within the human capital industry.

The team at Gerard Stewart advises client companies on recruiting and retaining outstanding leaders and helps mitigate the risks involved with senior level appointments. The firm has completed engagements across the broad human capital landscape. Its prestigious client list includes firms in staffing, workforce management, human capital consulting, information technology services, vendor management software, professional services and outsourcing. Gerard Stewart leverages deep industry expertise and an extensive network of human capital executives to ensure access to leading candidates in chosen markets.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Gerard Stewart has offices in London and Menlo Park, Calif. For more information, visit


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