Patrick Friel

Managing Partner

  • Tel: (703)584-3210

For almost 30 years, Pat has provided executive search and leadership advisory services to a broad range of clients. Before joining Lochlin Partners, he served as the Managing Partner of Heidrick & Struggles’ Washington office and was a key member of the firm’s senior leadership team. Pat began his search career with a boutique firm in Williamsburg, Virginia. Pat works extensively with clients in trade and membership associations, corporations, government, and nonprofits, helping these clients build world-class management teams. Pat provides particular expertise in recruiting senior executives in the areas of general management, government affairs, public affairs and communications, marketing, financial management and human resources. Pat began his career in local government, working in land planning and economic development in Tidewater, Virginia. Pat graduated from Frostburg State University with a BS in Urban Geography and Cartography. He serves as the Vice President of Frostburg State University’s Foundation Board and is a current member and former chair of their College of Business Advisory Board.

  • Executive Search
  • CEO/President
  • GM/Operations