Frank Spencer

Vice Chairman & Managing Partner, New York Office

After leading DHR’s Global Retail Practice for more than 15 years, Frank Spencer was promoted to Vice Chairman with the responsibility of assisting DHR’s Talent Acquisition team. Frank was inducted into the DHR Hall of Fame in 2017 in recognition of his leadership, positive contribution to our culture and being one of the top revenue producers in the history of the firm. He is based in New York.

Frank Spencer

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Frank joined DHR in 1997 to lead its expansion into the New York market. In 2002, he began leading the Global Retail Practice Group, which ranked as one of the top revenue producing practices at DHR. Prior to joining DHR, Frank worked as an Executive Search Consultant with a large New York-based boutique search firm, specializing in retail, consumer products and entertainment searches.

Frank has played an active role on several boards and worked with several local non-profit organizations. He has also been a guest speaker on radio shows and for major private universities. He has consulted for local businesses, assisting in the development of organizational structures for small to mid-sized companies.

A graduate of Hofstra University with a degree in marketing, Frank was a member of the University’s Division I basketball team. He is an avid tennis player and has coached local basketball teams. He resides on Long Island with his wife, Fran.

Consumer & Retail

Consultants in DHR’s Consumer & Retail Practice have extensive experience providing executive search to a variety of consumer organizations. Our team brings to each engagement unsurpassed marketplace knowledge and insight relative to identifying, accessing, developing, assimilating and retaining top consumer talent.
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