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Lodestone Global's team has extensive boardroom experience in public, private and non-profit environments.  



Managing Partner

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William Tenenbaum is the Founder and Managing Partner of Lodestone Global a consulting practice which focuses on building, optimizing, compensating and educating high-performing boards around the world.

Over the last 10 years, Lodestone has worked with clients to design and recruit award-winning boards using their proprietary methodology and director database. Lodestone also improves boardroom cohesion and overall company performance by leading with culture and diversity. Finally, Lodestone has best-in-class private company board compensation data to provide clients with precise, custom-tailored insights.

William inherited a passion for using governance as a strategic weapon from his late father Bernie. In his lifetime, Bernie was a Wharton professor, a private equity investor, a family business consultant and had been a member of over 70 boards. 

William founded Lodestone Global in 2013. Since its founding, the company has assembled, has consulted with, or has been a member of over 1,000 boards. The boards extend across several industries including, but not limited to, manufacturing, real estate, food & beverage, retail, technology, wholesale, industrials & materials and conglomerates. Lodestone Global's client Diesco, Ltd. won the 2017 Private Company Advisory Board of The Year award given by Private Company Director, Directors and Boards and Family Business magazines

William has spent over a decade managing billions of dollars in investments for multiple hedge funds and family offices. He has a keen analytical and financial background with extensive experience across myriad industries and business models. His specialty is working directly with management and family members to help clarify strategic objectives and drive growth in profitability and overall enterprise value. 

William currently sits on six private company boards across several different industries including: Real Estate, Consumer Discretionary, Investment Management, Food & Beverage, Fintech/AI/ML and EdTech. He is also a board member of the Morristown Medical Goryeb Children's Hospital.

William is a graduate from the Leonard N. Stern Business School at New York University.

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