Bryan Proctor

Bryan Proctor

Senior Client Partner,
Global Financial Officer Practice Leader


Bryan L. Proctor is a Global Leader of the Financial Officer Center of Expertise (COE). He is also a core member of the Board Services Practice.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Proctor was with another global executive search firm for 13 years, based in New York City and Chicago, most recently as a core Partner within their Global CFO and CEO & Board Practices. He also served as the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s flagship Chicago Office.

He started his career in executive search in 1998 serving clients within the general industry practice of Korn Ferry’s New York Office. 

Mr. Proctor brings 18 years of experience in executive search and leadership consulting.

Throughout his career, he has led several prominent recruiting, assessment, and succession planning engagements across industries. His global client base is diverse, ranging from private equity / family owned business to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Proctor co-leads the firm’s CFO Institute, a leadership program designed for CFO successors or recently appointed CFOs.

Mr. Proctor holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, Bloomington. He is an active member of The Chicago Club and the Economic Club of Chicago. He frequently serves as a leadership and talent expert on Board of Director and CFO related topics. He is also a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Director & Boards Magazine, CFO Magazine, Financial Executive Magazine, and Industry Week Magazine.