Deena Benner, has over 20 years of consulting experience. She has served as an executive coach for one of the world’s most recognized leadership organizations where she was also an integral part of a small team who developed, designed and implemented a coaching practice serving hundreds of companies internationally.
Deena has a solid background facilitating and working with groups. She enjoyed 12 years as a lead facilitator and consultant with a leading learning and development company working with clients from around the globe. She has worked with leaders in a variety of industries including healthcare, financial services, enterprise application software, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, government contracting, insurance, housing and several non-profits. In the earlier stages of her career, Deena served as Head of Talent for a technology start-up overseeing the selection, hiring, on boarding and development of several hundred employees. She has extensive experience in sales transformation and specializes in helping sales leadership and sales organizations exceed revenue goals.
What distinguishes Deena from other coaches is her ability to ask questions that inspire deep self- reflection which paves the way for meaningful, lasting change. Clients appreciate Deena’s down to earth, yet results focused approach. She combines acute listening skills, empathy and experience to help her clients achieve breakthrough results.
A partial list of clients Deena has worked with includes: Dell, SAP, CIGNA, Alliance Bernstein, Northrop Grumman, Axiom, Verizon, The University of Pennsylvania Health System, IBM Watson Health, Clinton Global Initiative, CHOP and the Ad Council.
Deena is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Philadelphia Chapter. She is on the Board of Corner-Stone Capital and a volunteer mentor for NFTE, an organization that teaches entrepreneurship and business skills to high school students. Deena holds a Masters of Organizational Behavior from The University of Pennsylvania, is a graduate of the Teleos Coach Leadership program and has been certified in the Hay Group’s ESCI 360, Inventory of Leadership Styles (ISL) and Organizational Climate Survey (OCS). She earned her B.A. at The University of Pennsylvania.