Dr. Stacey Philpot is a senior partner at Pivot with over 15 years’ experience consulting to global Fortune 500 companies on strategy execution, leadership development, and talent management. She specializes in innovative programs and processes that help senior executives lead, innovate, and adapt to volatile markets and changing industries. Stacey has played a major role in building and overseeing the strategic direction of Pivot, one of the fastest growing boutique consultancies in the world.
Stacey has advised senior executives of some of the world’s most influential companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Nike, PayPal, and ITW. Past engagements have included advising a CEO on whom to nominate to his executive committee, working with the head of R&D at a major pharmaceutical company to create a stronger culture of innovation, and developing a competency model that served as the basis for developing general managers in a Fortune 100.
Prior to joining Pivot, Stacey was a partner with Oliver Wyman Leadership Development, where she designed and implemented several global leadership development initiatives. She began her career as a consultant with RHR International; in this capacity, she assessed and coached hundreds of senior executives for companies such as Aramark, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelon, and Merck. Much of her work focused on developing innovative ways to onboard executives into critically important roles.
Stacey is the author of several book chapters and articles, including “Transition Support: Best Practices from the Field” in The 2008 Pfeiffer Annual: Leadership Development series, and “Transforming Teams: A Personal and Team Development Approach” in Developing High-Performance Work Teams. She is also a co-author of The Third Wave: The Future of Leadership Development, a new white paper on innovations in leadership development.
Stacey received her doctorate in organizational psychology from Rutgers University, where she was an Excellence Scholar. At Rutgers, her research focused on how one’s family of origin influences the roles women leaders select at work. Stacey received her BA in psychology from Dickinson College, from which she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She studied at Kansai Gaidai University outside Osaka, Japan, and is an avid admirer of Japanese language, art, and culture. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania and lives with her family in New Jersey.