Patricia Lenkov, heads up Agility Executive Search, a boutique firm she founded in 2008. Previously, she was a member of the board of directors practice at Spencer Stuart for four years, and spent six and a half years with Heidrick & Struggles where she conducted board and C-level search assignments for Fortune 500 companies.
Patricia is widely regarded as a thought leader on board recruiting, corporate governance, composition, and succession. She is well known for her work on board diversity, and sits on the New York Steering Committee of 2020 Women on Boards. Patricia is no stranger to the media often being interviewed for outlets like: Fox Business, Chief Executive Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Women, Business Insider, Boardmember.com, Executive Recruiter News, Chicago Tribune, The Globe and Mail, and Money Magazine to name a few. Patricia is also a Contributor to Forbes.com where she writes about corporate governance, leadership and diversity.
Prior to her work in the executive search field Patricia worked for a Silicon-Valley based company where she was Regional Sales Manager for the province of Québec (Canada). Earlier, she held the role of Assistant Director of the MBA Program (ranked 4th in Canada by Canadian Business Magazine) at Concordia University. She was also an Adjunct Professor at Concordia and taught undergraduate Management courses.
Patricia is on the Family Advisory Council of the Komansky Center for Children’s Health at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center and is a former Board Member at Temple Israel of New York City. She is a Parents Association Committee Chair at The Collegiate School. She is on the Board of The Blue Card and sits on the Advisory Board of BoardProspects.com, the largest online boardroom community.
Patricia holds a BA (with Distinction) in Psychology from McGill University and an MBA from Concordia University. She resides in Manhattan and Connecticut with her husband, daughter and twin boys.
Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Uzi Hanuni (CEO, Maxtech) and Patricia Lenkov (Founder & President, Agility Executive Search) on the Thursday, October 18, 2018 edition of Leadership in Action.