Stuart Emanuel

Senior Partner

Stuart Emanuel has served as an Executive Search consultant, corporate  business leader, and coach/adviser  to companies throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. With over 30 years of business experience in a variety of industries, he has a broad based perspective on the drivers of rapid growth and high profits. 

Prior to forming Emanuel Neuman Group, Stuart served as  CEO and founder of NueVista Group LLC, a boutique I. T. consultancy headquartered in Oakbrook, Illinois. He founded NueVista in 2002 to introduce a new perspective on technology services, with a focus on consistent quality and strong client relationships. 


Prior to creating NueVista Group, Stuart’s approach to profitable growth and client service helped shape the future of Spherion Technology Consulting, where he led the group from $55 million in annual revenue to more than $750 million over a six-year period. He also improved the business model, which resulted in increasing gross profit from 24% to over 33%. During his tenure with Spherion Technology, Stuart served as president of worldwide operations, Vice President of Sales, Region Vice President and Executive Vice President overseeing the U.S. and U.K. offices.

As President of Spherion Technology’s worldwide operations, Stuart managed the group through 15 successful acquisitions valued at over $400 million, including its expansion throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. His background also includes executive positions with Cap Gemini, Applied Information Development and Computer Power Group.

Stuart is a current or past board member of The Ragdale Foundation, Ivega Corporation (Bangalore, India), Interim Technology Asia Pacific, Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), Xceed, Amerihost Properties, Cobalt Ensemble Theatre, GuidanceResources.com and DN Partners. Additionally he is a past member of the Board of Governors of the Mid America Club, as well as the Economic Club of Chicago. 

Stuart has been recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business for two years in its “Who’s Who in Chicago Business”, and twice in Crain’s “Who’s Who in Technology. He majored in Psychology and Business at Marquette University.