Korn Ferry
Denise Klecka

Denise Klecka

Senior Partner


Ms. Klecka has nearly twenty years of consulting experience focused on leading and providing human capital services. Ms. Klecka has an impressive track record of providing talent management and leadership development services to large corporate clients, as well as a wealth of relevant industry experience that has earned her the role of trusted advisor with many senior executives.  Ms. Klecka specializes in serving consumer product and retail clients, but has served clients across financial services, technology and health care as well. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, she served for fifteen years with Deloitte’s human capital consulting practice in a succession of expanding roles, starting as a consultant and progressing to Partner. During this time, she was responsible for developing business and serving a number of Fortune 100 companies, specifically in industry and competency areas.

Over the course of her tenure with Deloitte, Ms. Klecka mentored and developed other professionals, established an annual organization and talent service line hiring strategy, and was charged with group recruitment, staffing, and management.

She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and World @ Work. She is certified as a senior professional in human resources, and as a certified compensation professional.

Ms. Klecka earned a master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from Loyola University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign.