Dee Gaeddert
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Dee Gaeddert

Senior Client Partner, CEO Succession Practice

Dee Gaeddert is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry, based in the firm's Minneapolis office.

Ms. Gaeddert is an accomplished business leader, consultant, and psychologist. She is also a member of the leadership team for the chief executive officer for succession practice. She focuses on developing executives and accelerating their readiness for effective transition into larger roles.

Previously, Ms. Gaeddert was president of Lominger International, chief operating officer of LeaderSource, and served as the global leader, onboarding. She also served as the president and cofounder of QI International. Prior to her current role, She also previously served as managing director, North America, at Korn Ferry.

Ms. Gaeddert is an adjunct professor for the department of psychology at the University of Minnesota and currently serves on the board of directors of Search Institute and is chair of the organization's CEO Search Committee. She also coauthored Quality on Trial and was a practice leader with personnel decisions international. 

Ms. Gaeddert earned a doctorate of philosophy in psychology from the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and HR People and Strategy.

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