Gary L. Bozza

President & Managing Partner

Phone: 847-550-1300 ext 33

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“We develop a clear understanding of your company’s culture, your values, your business goals, your market and the position to be filled. We promise thoroughness, commitment, integrity, straight talk and personal attention.”

Gary Bozza opened the doors of WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW, in 1997, following a highly successful 18-year career as Vice President of National Accounts and Director of Midwest Sales primarily at MOORE (now RR Donnelley). He was especially skilled at hiring and managing professionals, and his teams consistently performed among the company’s best. Recognized for his ability to get results, he has been building real world leadership teams for four decades on both sides of the hiring process.

Gary’s practice is dedicated to helping Owners, CEOs, Presidents, Vice President of Human Resources, and Private Equity Firms drive revenue, maximize the effectiveness of human capital resources, while building enterprise value. With clients ranging from small privately held enterprises to large publicly held multinational corporations, he continually strives to improve processes that produce high-performance leadership teams, resulting in stellar business results. Gary is a frequent speaker and published writer with expertise in 2 major areas:

Executive Search “The WorldBridge Way” is a 25 year proven & rigorous search methodology that produces timely solutions, resulting in a successful, high performance teams.

Key leadership functions we place:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations & Manufacturing
  • Engineering & Quality
  • IT, Digital transformation & Cybersecurity
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Human Resources & Talent Acquisition

Business Optimization & Pre-Succession Planning Gary works with companies pre-transaction, that are looking to de-risk their organization and increase their business sellability prior to exiting, anywhere from 18 months to 18 years in advance. As a certified Value Builder Adviser, we have several proprietary tools to make it easier for owners to work on their business vs. just in their business.

Gary is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio) and holds a B.S. degree in Finance. He is the founder and chairperson for the Ireland Cancer Center/Gilmour Academy Scholarship Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio and a recent chairperson of St. Vincent DePaul & Sister House Charity in Northwest Chicago. He is also a writer for two Associations, where he has been an active member for nearly 10 years.