FRED WHELAN and GLADYS STONE are executive search and coaching professionals. They opened Whelan Stone in 1999 to provide a more effective approach to executive search.
FRED WHELAN began his career in packaged goods marketing, rising to management level positions with H. J. Heinz and Clorox. He then embarked on a 15-year stint in advertising with J. Walter Thompson/SF. He joined the Stratford Group search firm in 1995, significantly growing the Consumer & High Tech Marketing Practices before becoming the Managing Director.
Fred has an MBA from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the University of Delaware.