Michael Lamb

Senior Partner with Korn Ferry

Michael Lamb is a Managing Principal with Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting, based in the Firm’s Dallas office.  Mr. Lamb creates value for organizations by analyzing business goals and strategies, creating links to employee performance and developing focused improvement solutions. He is recognized as an expert in the areas of leadership and organizational development, and talent, change and performance management.

Having worked with early-stage companies to Fortune 10 companies across a variety of industries, Mr. Lamb understands the dynamics that the energy, telecommunications, transportation, retail, financial services, pharmaceuticals, governmental and technology industries are challenged with when aligning their leadership and talent requirements with corporate strategies. 

Prior to joining Korn/Ferry, Mr. Lamb led the Southwest region for Hay Group’s Leadership and Talent Management practice. He also worked at Hewitt beginning as an executive compensation senior consultant and ultimately led the Talent Practice in Dallas. He started his career in the audit division of Arthur Andersen.

Mr. Lamb is active in the community and serves on the faculty of Southern Methodist University’s Women in Motion executive education program and is a member of its board of advisors. He also serves on the Junior League of Dallas’ HR Advisory Council and volunteers with an organization coaching unemployed individuals.  Mr. Lamb is a regular speaker for both academic and business audiences on the topics of leadership, talent management and HR best practices.

Mr. Lamb earned his master’s of business degree from the Olin School of Business at Washington University and was trained in behavioral coaching by world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith. Mr. Lamb also graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, where he received his bachelor of science degree in accounting.