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Pat Canning

Board of Advisors

Pat Canning, Vice Chairman at Cresset Capital Management, LLC, provides strategic guidance to CrossCountry and the leadership team pertaining to market trends, attracting and retaining talent, expanding its presence in key growth markets, and growing their solutions and capabilities.

Pat brings with him more than four decades of industry experience, spending the majority of his career at KPMG, most recently as Managing Partner of the Chicago Office and Lead Director of the KPMG Board of Directors. He is uniquely positioned to help build relationships between KPMG partners and CrossCountry professionals. His extensive relationships with Chicago-based private equity firms will be invaluable as CrossCountry prioritizes private equity as a key avenue to fuel its growth in the greater Chicago area.

Pat is currently a member of the Board of Advisors at Collette, a company focused on providing unique and impactful travel experiences, as well as a member of the Global Advisory Council at the Impact Ireland Fund. He has served as a Board Member and Past Chair of the United Way of Metro Chicago, as well as a Board Member and Past Chair for Kids First Chicago. He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Providence College.