Senior Principal Client Director & Sales Leader

Mr. Stokes is a member of Korn Ferry’s Digital North American Commercial Sales Management Team, responsible for leading a team of enterprise sellers focused on driving net new business.

Mr. Stokes has nearly two decades of experience in mentoring, coaching, and leading enterprise-level SaaS solution sellers and  has been referred by some as possessing “ninja-like” skills when it comes to developing templates and processes around DemandGen best practices.

Prior to joining the firm, he held various positions with best of breed organizations like Coupa Software, Oracle Corporation, and Microsoft. His previous experience, knowledge of the our partner eco-system, and leadership of SaaS CRM application sales will be a valuable asset to driving additional momentum in Korn Ferry’s digital organization.

Mr. Stokes focuses on The 4 T’s to building high performing teams…Trust, Transparency, Team, and Talent. Holding dozens of leadership certifications of his own, he’s passionate about professional development and believes a diverse, collaborative environment is the recipe for success.

He believes in and promotes a strong work/life balance.

Mr. Stokes is a US Army Combat Veteran and holds a BBA degree in Marketing from the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics. He and his wife have four daughters and is based in Richmond, VA.