Patricia Lanktree, MBA

Patricia brings considerable business experience in executive search to BeamPines. Tricia has hands-on expertise in the consumer packaged goods and executive training industries. She has completed searches in Consumer Products, Medical Devices, Retail, Food Service, Healthcare, Marketing Services, Insurance, Industrial Products and OTC Pharmaceutical.

With her strong analytical and research skills, Tricia prides herself in finding the right candidate for each search assignment. Tricia’s functional specialties include Marketing, Strategic Sourcing/Procurement, Human Resources, Research & Development, Operations & Quality, Sales Management, Market Research and Engineering. Whether the retained search entails finding a senior executive or a mid-level manager, she uses her ability to target and connect with the right people at the right companies. Her clients range from Bayer, the German pharmaceutical firm, to Eggland’s Best, a privately held company.

Recently completed executive search assignments include:

  • Senior Procurement Executive for global organization
  • Vice President of R&D for consumer products firm
  • Vice President of Supply Chain for food manufacturer
  • Director of Marketing for consumer products firm
  • CEO for non-profit organization

Her early career in marketing includes classic brand management positions at Nestle. She advanced through the chocolate and cheese divisions to Senior Product Manager for Nestea. Xerox recruited Tricia to apply consumer marketing to its renowned training programs including Professional Selling Skills.

A graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Tricia holds a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance. She received her undergraduate degree from St. Joseph’s University’s Academy of Food Marketing in Philadelphia, PA. A native of the Northeast, Tricia works and lives in Kansas City.


For more information, or to arrange a meeting with this consultant, please contact Sharon Malone, President, BeamPines at (860) 674-9325 / (212) 476-4100 x225 or