Kathleen Flynn has specialized expertise in building and managing the business development and marketing programs of major professional service firms, and for thirty years she has helped professionals achieve success in their business development efforts. Prior to her position as Senior Advisor with Ackert, Kathleen served as Chief Marketing and Business Developer officer for Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner where she was responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the firm’s global marketing and business development program. She has significant experience in the areas of general management, business development, strategic planning, brand management, sales, and marketing.
Prior to joining Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Kathleen was the CMO of Sedgwick LLP for more than 10 years. In that role, she built and managed the firm-wide marketing and business development program for the international law firm’s 16 offices. Kathleen was the founder of Marketing Visions, a full-service marketing, business development, and public relations agency, and has held marketing leadership positions at Cooley Godward, Fenwick & West, Littler Mendelson, and Coopers & Lybrand.