Steven B. McKinney - President and Founder
Steven B. McKinney is president and Leader for the Consumer Goods & Industrial Practices, covering the full spectrum of Automotive, Chemicals, Electrical, Engineering, Energy, Manufacturing, Transportation sectors. He also devotes a portion of his time coaching in the Leadership Consulting Practice.
Steven has over 25 years of experience in Korea and the Asia Pacific Region, in local and global roles in Industrial, Manufacturing and Consumer Goods sectors. He has over 15 of those years in the executive search industry with the identification and development of leadership teams. He is also well connected in business circles as he serves on a board with the five largest business organizations and government leaders; Co-Founder of the Korea Business Alliance (KBLA) as well as Senior Advisor to AmCham Korea. He received the distinction of Honorary Citizen of Seoul in 2007 by Mayor Oh, Se-Hoon.
He also spent 13 years in global Athletic companies in based in the USA and Korea. He traveled globally as Head of Footwear Product Development Globally for Adidas, Reebok R & D Director and Production Manager roles in Korea, and Director of Action Sports for Converse.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from Mars Hill College, North Carolina, further MBA studies from the University of Washington and is a Certified Master Coach and a member of the International Coaching Council.
Soo-Young Ha - Senior Consultant
Soo-Young Ha is Senior Consultant for the Information Technology Practice, covering the full spectrum of Big Data, Cloud, Communications, Digital Marketing, Hardware Systems, Semi-Conductor, Telecommunications, and Software and Internet sectors and Board and CEO, Finance Officers, Human Resources, Marketing & Sales, Research & Development. He is also a founding member of McKinney Consulting.
Prior to joining McKinney Consulting, Soo-young worked for a local executive search firm in Seoul as a Researcher for two years. Soo-young has over 15 years of experience in the executive search field. He also devotes a portion of his time doing HR consulting assignments for the leadership consulting practice. He has an extensive network within the industries McKinney Consulting serves.
Mr. Ha earned a bachelor’s degree in material Science from Busan National University of Technology in southern Korea and did further studies at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. USA.