Korn Ferry
Patricia Muise

Patricia Muise

Senior Client Partner

Los Angeles

Ms. Muise contributes a broad range of merchandising expertise in the department store, specialty store and entertainment retail industries. Her clients include high growth start ups as well as nationally branded retail chains where she has successfully recruited senior-level executives across a variety of functional disciplines. She also serves as a member of Korn Ferry's Financial Officers Center of Expertise.

Prior to joining the Firm in 1998, Ms. Muise was an executive director with Helstrom Turner & Associates, a Los Angeles-based retail boutique.

Ms. Muise brought more than a decade of retail and merchandising experience to the boutique as the head of merchandising for Universal Studios; general merchandise manager for the retail rollout of start up specialty retailer, Sweet Factory; and as vice president, merchandising at Marriott Corporate. Ms. Muise began as an executive trainee at Filene's, a division of Federated Department Stores.

Ms. Muise earned a bachelor's degree in opera from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, prior to completing her second bachelor's degree (cum laude) at the University of Massachusetts in retail marketing.