Sean Magennis is the CEO of Capital 54, a private equity firm that focuses on investments in boutique professional service firms. Sean started his career at Dow Chemicals before running a professional services firm that focused on organizational development consulting and executive search for 14 years.
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Sean Magennis is the CEO of Capital 54, a private equity firm that focuses on investments in boutique professional service firms. Sean started his career at Dow Chemicals before running a professional services firm that focused on organizational development consulting and executive search for 14 years. His expertise includes real estate platforms, electricity infrastructure development, and financing.
Previously, Sean was the global President for both Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and YPO (once known as the Young Presidents’ Organization). He is now Chairman of two professional membership organizations, LUMINI and Collective 54. Sean also co-hosts a podcast, The Boutique, with Greg Alexander, the Chief Investment Officer at Capital 54.
In this episode…
Did you know that top players and exceptionally high performers always want to work in companies with great cultures? What is the value of building rapport with new employees from the time they are hired? Do you have strategies in place for building a top-tier team?
Sean Magennis, the CEO of Capital 54, knows the priorities that leaders need to have. Sean says that it’s paramount for CEOs to build an attractive culture in their organizations and provide employees with a quality working atmosphere. From his storied career in management, Sean understands how to develop healthy and valuable working relationships with his teams — now you can, too.
On this episode of the Talent Wins Podcast, Chris Mursau interviews Sean Magennis, the CEO of Capital 54, about his process for identifying and hiring top talent. Sean also explains how LUMINI helps with strengthening CEO-EA partnerships and talks about the benefits that come with joining a leadership community.
Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Chris Mursau on LinkedIn
- Topgrading on LinkedIn
- Capital 54
- Sean Magennis on LinkedIn
- The Boutique podcast
- The Boutique: How To Start, Scale, And Sell A Professional Services Firm by Greg Alexander
- Greg Alexander on LinkedIn
- Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)
- YPO (formerly known as Young Presidents’ Organization)
- The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues by Patrick M. Lencioni
- Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman
- Do What Matters Most: Lead with a Vision, Manage with a Plan, Prioritize Your Time by Rob and Steve Shallenberger
- Robert Ludlum’s books