Julia Sweeney

Julia Sweeney

Associate Client Partner


Julia Sweeney is a Associate Client Partner for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Ms. Sweeney partners with clients to design and deliver talent initiatives that enable strategy alignment, leadership development, and realization of business goals. Recently, she partnered with a major energy company to design and deploy global onboarding for all levels, across 26 countries, and in six languages.

Ms. Sweeney helped a global consumer food company to reach leaders and employees to institute diversity-driven mission, vision, and values. She coached leaders and developed teams, facilitated strategic plan roll outs in health care at senior and mid-levels, and designed provocative leadership curriculum reaching over 200,000 people in the U.S. Air Force.

Ms. Sweeney has over twenty years of experience working with executives across industries through both internal leadership roles and external consulting. Her strengths include experience in driving large-scale change in complex environments, deep knowledge and expertise in the learning and development field, a strategic focus with a keen sense of the organizational dynamics that lead to adoption – all facilitating successful sustained transformational solutions.

Ms. Sweeney’s work with Fortune 100 companies has spanned technology, energy, healthcare, banking, consumer, government, and education industries. 

Ms. Sweeney holds a master of science degree in organization development from Loyola University, Chicago, and a bachelor of arts degree in communication, emphasis on public relations from Purdue University.