About Fred

fred.jpg Fred Whelan

I was born, raised, and went to college and graduate school in the Philadelphia area, so my roots are definitely there.  However, I have lived in the Bay Area for the past 30+ years, so San Francisco now feels like home to me.  My second home is in Arizona and I love spending time there, even in the summer. Sure it’s 115 degrees, but there’s no humidity!  

Whelan Stone is the executive search and coaching firm which Gladys and I founded.  We’ve been working together as a team for the past 13 years and love what we do.  As search consultants we work with companies to strengthen their management team.  As coaches, we work with individuals to help them get the most out of their careers.  It’s incredibly rewarding to see people reach their goals.

Hope you enjoy the blog and look forward to hearing your thoughts.

Favorite Quote:  “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there”.

Favorite Way to Spend Free Time:   Reading biographies and anything dealing with the Civil War. 

Favorite Place to Visit:  Williamsburg, Virginia.    The city is a re-creation of colonial America in the 1700’s. 


2 Responses to About Fred

  1. Cynthia Weinberg says:

    Good info on the “Take 5” for career goals.

  2. Pingback: How Do You Rate As A Boss? « WHELAN STONE

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