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Robert L. Benson HeadshotSteve has been marketing global professional services firms for nearly 15 years – including retained executive search, legal services and management consulting. He provides his clients with successful marketing strategies and flawless execution.

Prior to joining RLBenson & Associates, Steve was the Director of Marketing & Communications at Slayton Search Partners/Boardroom Consultants. In this role, he was responsible for all facets of the Firm’s marketing mix including strategy development, brand identity/management, public relations, thought leadership, event planning and communications. He also performed a variety of operations roles including working with Firm leadership to manage merger integration strategies when Slayton acquired Boardroom Consultants in 2007 and serving as an active member of the Firm’s Management Team from 2007 through 2009.

Before Slayton/Boardroom, Steve was a Business Development Manager at Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal LLP, an Am Law 100 Firm. There he acted as a practice marketing liaison for the Real Estate and Healthcare Practice Groups – managing all elements of the groups’ marketing activities.

Previously, Steve spent nearly ten years as a Marketing Manager at A.T. Kearney, Inc. There, he drove and supported corporate and practice marketing efforts for this global management consulting leader. He developed marketing strategies and plans, produced C-level events, created collaterals, managed websites and measured the impact of these and a wide range of other domestic and global marketing efforts.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Marketing, De Paul University


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