Brendan Gallagher


Brendan Gallagher is a managing consultant in Korn Ferry’s nonprofit and higher education practice. He’s responsible for client and candidate advisement, designing and implementing recruitment strategy, and business development.   

Before joining Korn Ferry, Brendan worked as a recruiting relationship manager with Wharton MBA Career Management at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). He managed clients in the investment management industry and provided consulting for MBA students. During his tenure, he grew the hedge fund and mutual fund verticals to be an industry hiring leader through new fund relationships and student engagement.   

Before Wharton, Brendan oversaw program design, competitive recruiting efforts, student-athlete guidance and alumni development efforts at Penn.

Brendan earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) and completed a post-baccalaureate degree in management from Penn. He’s currently a board member of the TCNJ Alumni Association and is involved with student-athlete mentorship.

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