Brodie Riordan
Senior Manager of Partner Learning & Development
McKinsey & Company

Brodie Riordan, Senior Manager of Partner Learning & Development with McKinsey & Company, is a psychologist, coach, feedback zealot, and champion of human potential. 

Brodie’s work focuses on defining and addressing partner learning and development needs through formal and experiential learning & development programs, coaching, and connections to talent processes.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Brodie was a senior consultant with CEB (Corporate Executive Board) where she partnered with clients in a variety of sectors and industries to address their most challenging needs in leadership development, talent and performance management, and coaching. 

Earlier in her career, Brodie was a manager of Global Leadership Development at Procter & Gamble in their Cincinnati, OH headquarters. At P&G Brodie led the global, organization-wide performance management process and was the global lead for all things coaching – including working with external coaches, developing manager coaching skills, and certifying and deploying a large network of internal coaches, among other things. 

Brodie is currently an adjunct professor in Georgetown University’s HR Master’s program. She also spent time as a visiting faculty member at Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA, where she was the first I/O psychologist on the faculty.
Brodie has a PhD in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology and has published over 2 dozen journal articles, books, and book chapters on coaching, feedback, and leadership, including Using Feedback in Organizational Consulting. She completed her leadership coach training at Georgetown University and is a certified coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF). Brodie is on the board of Back on My Feet DC, a non-profit that helps individuals experiencing homelessness reinvent their lives, where she founded a pro-bono coaching program for alumni members. She and her husband Tim live in Washington, DC.


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