Kate

Shattuck

Co-Leader, Impact Investing

Ms. Shattuck is a Senior Client Partner in the Washington, D.C. and New York offices at Korn Ferry.

Ms. Shattuck co-founded and co-leads the firm’s Impact Investing Practice, serves as a specialist in the financial services sector and leads the firm’s relationship with the World Bank Group. 

She has executed recent search assignments for chief executive officers, chief financial officers, Heads of ESG and Impact and investment team members. Her clients include Prudential, Vanguard, Ford Foundation, the National Equity Fund, Bridges Ventures, Capricorn Investment Group, the Low Income Investment Fund, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, the GIIN, Generate Capital, Detroit Land Bank and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation. Her notable placements include the CFO of Vanguard and the CFO of the World Bank.

Ms. Shattuck partners with asset managers, asset owners and organizations focused on leadership succession to build and develop effective leadership teams at the C-suite, senior executive and board levels.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, she worked as chief operations officer and corporate senior vice president at the PenFed Foundation, leading a micro-credit fund, housing assistance, grants and programs for economically disadvantaged veterans.  She served at Morgan Creek Capital and Morgan Stanley in business development roles. 

She is a United States Army veteran with company command leadership and experience globally in Kuwait, Bosnia and South Korea.

Ms. Shattuck holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She earned a bachelor of science degree from The United States Military Academy at West Point.  She is a volunteer for the Forte Foundation, encouraging women to seek their MBA degrees.  She serves as a Board Member of Citizen & Northern Bank (Nasdaq: CZNC) and also serves on the Women’s Advisory Board for the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital.

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