Steve Braun, MBA, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Search Consultants International, part of the MRI Global Network, the world’s largest executive search network. Steve joined MRI in 1976 as an Executive Recruiter, and three years later, in 1979, started his own practice. He grew the operation to its present status of conducting global searches on behalf of several Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of midsize and small business clients. Steve Braun’s practice focuses on several areas including sports, healthcare, nonprofit, consumer packaged goods, marketing, cyber security, and accounting. Steve has been consistently recognized with Search Firm of the Year awards and top industry honors. He is a frequent speaker at global industry events and colleges.
In addition to his role at Search Consultants, Steve Braun is a partner with several professional sports players assisting players transitioning after sports careers.
Complimenting his professional endeavors, Steve Braun serves as President of the Maryland Recruiters Association, Vice President of the Loyola University Sellinger Alumni Board, Advisory Council to the Maryland Cyber Association, Board member of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Board member of Warrior Centric Health, and the IBoard, an exclusive group of International Search Firms.
In the community, Steve is actively involved, a Board member of Junior Achievement, Chair of the St Jude’s Maryland Walkathan/5K, Ronald McDonald House Charities, on the executive committee for March of Dimes, Committee member of Cristo Rey, and Ambassador for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. He enjoys serving as a mentor for the NFTE, judging and advising young entrepreneurs’ business models, and at Loyola University, where he mentors senior business and MBA graduates. After attending Guilford College in North Carolina, Steve received his MBA with honors at Loyola University.
Steve is married to a far more accomplished wife, Marianne Rowan-Braun and 3 extraordinary children, Ryan, Colby, and Taylor, rapidly climbing professionals in film, international business, and healthcare.