Patricia Gorman
Goff Strategic Leadership Center

Dr. Gorman is the Managing Director of the Goff Strategic Leadership Center at the Eccles School at the University of Utah, where she also teaches strategy. As a consultant, professor and author, Patricia helps individuals and organizations build strategic leadership skills. Her recent research and consulting work has focused on strategic agility in changing environments, developing high value growth strategies, and disruption in higher education. As Director of US Growth Eminence at Deloitte, Patricia shaped a broad thought leadership agenda. She enjoyed consulting for the LEK Partnership and for McKinsey & Company for much of her career, and also served as McKinsey’s Director of Global Strategy Learning. Among prior roles, Dr. Gorman was core faculty at Columbia University Executive Education, Academic Director of Wharton’s Global Consulting Practicum, and Dean of the Jack Welch Management Institute. Patricia has published in the McKinsey Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, and Deloitte Review and co-authored What I Didn’t Learn in Business School with Jay Barney (2010, Harvard Business Press).