Senior Client Partner, Culture, Change & Communications

Tamara Rodman brings strategy to life through storytelling. With nearly 20 years of experience in organizational communications, culture, leadership development and employee engagement, Tamara helps clients accelerate transformation by designing experiences that shift employee mindsets and behaviors.

She has a passion for helping leaders be the best versions of themselves and is a certified executive coach and seasoned facilitator.

Tamara’s work spans leader communications training; employee value proposition development; purpose, principles, beliefs and behaviors definition; strategic alignment and execution; and internal communications strategy. Her work has earned top-tier industry recognition from SABRE Awards, IABC Gold Quill, PRWeek and Nielsen Norman Group.

Tamara has diverse industry experience, having worked with organizations including PayPal, United Airlines, Astellas, Citadel, PepsiCo, Rio Tinto, FedEx, Petco, 7-Eleven, Duly Health and Care, Henry Ford Health System, Walmart, Starbucks, AstraZeneca, AbbVie, Parker Hannifin and HP.

Tamara joined Korn Ferry from Edelman, where she was a senior leader within the firm’s Employee Experience practice and led hundreds of client engagements over 15 years. Before that, Tamara worked in internal communications at Whirlpool Corporation. She started her career as a reporter at the Herald-Palladium in St. Joseph, Mich.

Tamara graduated summa cum laude on full academic scholarship from Western Michigan University with a B.A. in public relations and a minor in Spanish. She completed her coaching certification through UC Berkeley’s Executive Coaching Institute at the Haas School of Business.