MBA, Tuck School, 1996; BMus, Boston University, 1986
Bob Searle is a partner at the Bridgespan Group, which he originally joined in 2000 and where he has served in a number of roles, including lead for Bridgespan’s environment practice. After leaving Bridgespan to serve for several years as managing partner for portfolio performance and support at New Profit, Inc., a venture philanthropy fund, Bob returned to Bridgespan, this time as a partner in its leadership practice. His consulting work has focused on strategic and organizational growth for nonprofits and foundations across a spectrum of social issues, and in 2007, he created the original pilot that developed into Leading for Impact®, a two-year consulting and capacity-building program for nonprofit executive teams. Before attending business school, Bob pursued a career as a professional musician, including four years with the U.S. Marine Band and performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Symphony.