June 12, 2013 – Executive search firm Stephen-Bradford Search has promoted managing director Linda Schaler to president. Ms. Schaler, who worked with several prominent advertising agencies prior to joining Stephen Bradford in 2001, will continue to be responsible for leading the firm’s advertising/media and marketing practices. Several other members of the firm have also acquired new titles, including Elyse Barbell, who was named chief operating officer; she will continue in her role of managing Stephen-Bradford’s non-profits practice. In addition, senior director Joan Segal has been promoted to managing director of market research, shopper marketing & promotions. Nannette Willner and Susan Baron have also been promoted to managing director of the beauty & luxury brands practice and managing director of media & emerging technology, respectively.