Mike Kirkman, Director, has been in the executive search business for more than thirty years. Prior to Lochlin Partners, he opened and managed Spencer Stuart’s Washington DC office. He was also the Managing Director for Korn/Ferry’s Mid-Atlantic Region. Earlier in his career, he co-founded one regional executive search firm and was a partner in another. Prior to executive search, Mike worked in financial services, consumer packaged goods and higher education. Mike has conducted assignments across a broad range of industries and functions, assisting companies of all sizes and stages of development. Most recently, he has been focused on financial services, general management, and education/nonprofit. Mike has served on a number of non-profit boards over time including Martha’s Table (DC), Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, and most recently the Charter Schools Development Corporation. He has also been involved in the Northern Virginia Hospice (now Capital Hospice) and the Virginia Volunteer Emergency Family Care program. Mike holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in political science, with distinction, from the University of Virginia.