Sheila O’Grady
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Sheila O’Grady

Senior Client Partner

Sheila O’Grady is a Senior Client Partner in the Consumer Practice based in Korn Ferry’s Chicago office.

Ms. O’Grady joins Korn Ferry from a global executive search and leadership consulting firm where she focused on the restaurant and hospitality sector along with other consumer-facing clients, multi-franchised organizations, public organizations and private equity portfolio companies.

Prior to becoming a search practitioner, Ms. O’Grady served as president of the Illinois Restaurant Association, and also as chief of staff to the City of Chicago’s Mayor Richard M. Daley.

Ms. O’Grady holds a bachelor’s degree in humanistic studies from Saint Mary’s College, a diploma from The London School of Economics and Political Science, and a law degree from the University of Notre Dame.

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