Leadership Team

In 2002, WorldBridge Partners was founded by a group of eight innovators with a mission to provide a higher level of executive search consulting to businesses. Meet the leaders who facilitate that mission every day.

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John Assunto

Managing Partner

John originally of The Hudson Group, and then joined WorldBridge Partners in 2002 and was recently voted as a Managing…

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Gary Bozza

Managing Partner

Gary Bozza opened the doors of WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW in 1997, following a highly successful 17 year career as…

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Brian Doherty

Managing Partner

Brian Doherty is a Managing Partner of WorldBridge Partners and a well-known expert in the Equipment Leasing and Banking Industries.…

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Jack Downing

Managing Partner

Downing, a founding member of WorldBridge Partners, is a nationally recognized expert in recruitment. He leads the Technology practice group…

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Gary Fruchtman

Managing Partner

Gary Fruchtman is a Managing Partner of WorldBridge Partners and a well-known expert in the Primary Steel and the Oil…

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Gayle Galloway

Managing Partner

Gayle Galloway is a Managing Partner at WorldBridge Partners and co-leads the medical device industry practice group. She co-leads the…

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Greg Lee

Managing Partner

Midwest Talent Acquisition – Manufacturing Greg is a WorldBridge Managing Partner and serves as the Practice Leader for Manufacturing. Prior…

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Sally Salzer

Managing Partner

Sally Salzer is the Managing Partner of WorldBridge Partners and began her search career in 1998. She co-leads the Northbrook,…

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Dave Sanders

Managing Partner

Dave Sanders is a founding member and Managing Partner of WorldBridge Partners. His focus is high level retained executive search…

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Veerle Vandervelde

Managing Partner

Devote yourself to an idea, go make it happen, struggle on it, overcome your fears, smile and don't you forget,…

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Tom Wieder

Managing Partner

Tom is a founding member and Managing Partner of WorldBridge Partners. He leads the National Financial Services industry practice and…