Senior Principal

Cathy Winter is a Senior Principal for Korn Ferry based in the Firm's Minneapolis office.

Ms. Winter brings insights and learning from over twenty years of business leadership experience in sales, operations, and customer service for public and private organizations.

Ms. Winter is known for her focused, dynamic approach to coaching as well as the lively energy of her development programs and the crisp analysis of her assessments. With a focus on the unique business challenges leaders face, she helps them recognize and act on opportunities to improve their influence, inspire their teams, and impact business results.

Throughout her leadership development work with clients, Ms. Winter has helped executives gain powerful new insights about their leadership style and achieve transformational and sustainable change. She is widely recognized for her expertise in assessing and optimizing talent on large work teams as well as building programs to develop high-potential talent.

Having been both a business leader and an HR partner, she brings a unique perspective to her consulting approach, combining practical business experience with assessment and development expertise to drive organizational success.

Ms. Winter's industry expertise spans life sciences, financial services, retail, manufacturing, and consumer products. Her work with multi-national organizations provides her with a global business perspective.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Winter was a senior consultant for PDI Ninth House, now a Korn Ferry company.

Ms. Winter earned her bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota, and masters degree in counseling psychology from the University of St. Thomas.