Senior Client Partner

As a Strategic Advisor Patrick partners with clients' leadership teams to improve business results by helping them solve complex challenges related to their strategy organization and talent.

Patrick has over 15 years of experience leading teams and developing solutions specifically facing organizations in the Consumer industry.  He helps drive growth through improving manager and leader capability, aligning people to organizational culture, redefining performance management and designing talent strategies.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Whiston was most recently a Senior Vice President at Mind Gym.  Prior to this, Patrick spent 11 years at the Gallup Organization.  Throughout his career, he has led teams to deliver a broad range of high impact consulting support including Culture Change, Manager and Leader Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Engagement, Organizational Change, and Talent Strategy.

Patrick holds a BS in Management and Marketing from Illinois State University and an MBA from Loyola University in Chicago.  He is an active member of his community serving as a Founding Director of Where There's a Will, There's a Cure.  He has published numerous articles on workplace optimization as well as serving as a speaker at many industry conferences.