Global Research Consultant
With over 16 years of executive search experience, Pat has coordinated and worked on over 500 top-level executive search research assignments in various functional areas for publicly and privately held companies around the globe. She specializes in talent mappings, name generation / sourcing, and market intelligence.
Through her work for global executive search firms such as Heidrick & Struggles, A.T. Kearney, and KornFerry International, as well as smaller executive search boutiques, and select corporate HR clients, Pat has gained experience in a wide range of industries worldwide. Before entering executive search, she served for 9 years in various capacities at Arthur Anderson, Xerox, and Florida International University.
She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a double major in Marketing and International Business, a Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and a Certificate in Translation Studies, all from Florida International University.
A native of Central America, Pat is well-traveled and speaks fluent English and Spanish and conversational Portuguese and French. She is a US citizen residing in Miami, Florida with her husband and two young sons.
Managing Partner & President
Aude Slama is a senior human resources leader with significant global experience. Having worked with multinational corporations in vastly different industries, she brings her diversified experience to the executive search sector.
Most recently, she represented international luxury hotelier Club Med as their Vice President of Human Resources for the North American region. She worked to create a cohesive culture focused on succession planning and based on hiring talent that would grow with the organization. Prior to Club Med, she had progressive Human Resource roles with blue chip organizations, Goodyear and Eaton. These positions took her throughout the world, exposing her to vastly different talent pools. Ms. Slama’s passion for the international led her to master the complexities of hiring locally and thinking globally.
A native of France, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Management at the University of Nice and a Master’s degree in International Human Resources from Weller International Business School in Paris, France. In addition, Ms. Slama earned an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management/WHU, attending in Germany and the United States in 2011. A true citizen of the world, Aude has worked and lived all over the world.
Ms. Slama believes in giving back to the South Florida community that has so warmly welcomed her and sits on several local boards. Currently she is a Board Member of French Chamber of Commerce, the Quebec-Florida Chamber of Commerce, and the Kellogg Alumni Club. Passionate about helping others find their career path, she sits on the Human Resources Advisory Board for the Kellogg School of Management.
Passionate about sports; Aude enjoys playing tennis as well as soccer and running. Aude lives in Boca Raton, Florida with her husband and two daughters.