About us

Patti Hunt Dirlam

Patricia Hunt Dirlam is an executive coach, national speaker, and author with over 25 years experience providing organizations and individuals forward-thinking leadership and professional development strategies that, once learned, become second nature.

Patti is known for her innovative thinking and straightforward approach in helping her clients successfully advance their business and career goals. She has consulted to a wide range of industries including financial and professional service firms, leading academic institutions, multi-national corporations, and non-profit organizations.  Her individual coaching clients circle the globe and span a wide range of industries.



Patti has held a number of executive positions, including Vice President of New Directions, Boston’s leading executive career counseling firm, and Associate Director of Employment and Training at Harvard University.  She is a member of a number of professional organizations and has served on several association and community boards.

Patti has presented at numerous conferences, published articles in several management journals, been interviewed on radio and television, and is the author of The Power of Everyday Networking:  Building Authentic Connections Throughout Your Career and Life, published Spring, 2011.

Education & Professional Certifications

MSM, Lesley University

BA, Salem State College