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Devon Spurgeon Joins Teneo as a Senior Managing Director

December 12, 2017 - Chicago - Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Devon Spurgeon as Senior Managing Director in Chicago. Ms. Spurgeon has extensive experience in corporate positioning, financial and crisis communications and media relations. Prior to joining Teneo, Ms. Spurgeon worked at Sheridan Strategies, where she served as communications counsel to a select group of Fortune 500 CEOs. She also specialized in executive speechwriting and developing corporate thought leadership programs.

Ms. Spurgeon began her career in journalism as an intern at The Washington Post. During her time at the Wall Street Journal, she was voted one of the 30 best financial journalists under age 30 by The Journal of Financial Reporting. Thereafter, Ms. Spurgeon was an attorney with Sidley Austin LLP in their Corporate and Securities practice group, where she specialized in mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Spurgeon is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the Economic Club of Chicago, the Aspen Global Leadership Network and Fortune magazine’s “Most Powerful Women” community. She is also a 2015 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and serves as part of the Brain Trust at Chicago Ideas Week. She holds a B.A. in history from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, and is licensed to practice law in Illinois. She currently resides in Chicago.