Bruce Walton joined Battalia Winston in 2010 as a Partner in the firm’s Boston office. Bruce has more than 30 years of executive search experience and primarily recruits CEOs and their direct reports to mid-cap industrial, technology and family-owned businesses. He is co-leader of the Family-Owned Business Practice and a decade long member of the Family Firm Institute (FFI). Before joining Battalia Winston, Bruce was a Managing Director at Conley & Company, a boutique executive search firm in Boston. Prior to that, he was a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles and a Recruiter at Russell Reynolds Associates. Before entering the search industry, Bruce spent 7 years in sales and marketing roles with IBM after he was Dealer Sales Manager for Hood Sailmakers. A former Deck Officer in the U.S. Navy, Bruce has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He is a past-president of the Harvard Business School Association of Boston.