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Kate Shattuck

Managing Partner

Korn Ferry

Kate Shattuck is a Managing Partner at Korn Ferry, the world’s premier talent and organizational consulting firm.  She leads Korn Ferry's Pennsylvania Region and serves as the Global Co-Leader of the Impact Investing, ESG & Sustainability practice. She is a core member of Korn Ferry’s Global Financial Markets with expertise in building and developing effective leadership teams at the C-suite, board and senior executive levels.

Ms. Shattuck serves as Managing Partner, leading the team across Pennsylvania, including Korn Ferry’s “Keystone” businesses of Executive & Professional Search, Advisory, Pay and Digital.  She is known as an expert communicator and motivator.  As an executive search leader, her expertise includes Consumer & Commercial Banking, Asset Management and Family Offices.  She works closely with the firm's Chief Financial Officers, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Board Practices. 

Her experience spans the financial services, nonprofit, and defense sectors. Prior to entering the talent management profession, Ms. Shattuck worked as an executive in the financial services industry.  She led a nationally recognized nonprofit organization as the foundation’s Chief Operations Officer and corporate Senior Vice President.  Ms. Shattuck led the executive management of this Corporate Social Responsibility division working to meet the unmet financial needs of active duty, veterans and their families. She oversaw micro-lending programs, public-private partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs, financial education, direct grant giving and fund raising.  Previously, Ms. Shattuck served in business development roles at Morgan Creek Capital Management and Morgan Stanley, two global financial services organizations.  Ms. Shattuck is a U.S. Army veteran, with platoon leader, aide-de-camp and company command service in Kuwait, Bosnia and South Korea.


Ms. Shattuck serves as a Director for Citizen & Northern Bank (NASDAQ: CZNC) and Board Member of Robert Packer Hospital.  She serves on the Women’s Advisory Council and Nominating Committee for the Girl Scouts of the National Capital Region and the Boy Scouts of America as a Pack Leader.  She served West Point as a volunteer for over fifteen years, culminating in service as a Director for the West Point Association of Graduates, with leadership roles including serving as Chair, Ethics Committee and Vice-Chair, Finance Committee.

She holds a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School and a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She earned a bachelor of science degree from The United States Military Academy at West Point.  Ms. Shattuck’s husband, Tony, is a Navy veteran with service in the Marine Corps Special Operations (MARSOC Marine Raiders).  Long residents of the Washington, DC region, she and her family joyfully moved “back home” in the pandemic.  They reside in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

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