Bill Gilbert is a global Operating Executive for Korn Ferry where he is responsible for leading the development, growth and delivery of innovative and effective mid-level talent solutions for clients. He has been working with clients to address strategic talent needs for over 20 years.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Gilbert oversaw client development in the United States, helping to build and maintain key client relationships for Korn Ferry's strategic talent acquisition solutions. He was also Office Director for Korn Ferry Atlanta where he was responsible for all aspects of performance, including client relations, search execution and staff development.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Gilbert was with an international executive search firm where he worked with several high-profile clients, principally in the consumer products, healthcare, and professional services industries.
Before entering the executive search profession, Mr. Gilbert was Chief Financial Officer of Party America, Inc., a specialty retailer. Previously, he was Chief Administrative and Financial Officer with Treasure House Stores, Inc., a venture capital-backed turnaround. Mr. Gilbert also served as Chief Financial Officer for Silk Greenhouse, Inc. in Tampa. He began his career with KPMG.
Mr. Gilbert earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Florida State University.
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