Richard Tanenbaum

Richard Tanenbaum

Location: Washington, DC


Richard is a licensed clinical psychologist and board-certified coach with 25+ years of experience in leadership and organization development. He provides executive coaching, training, facilitation, and change management services to various private and public-sector organizations globally (including India, France, Singapore, and South Africa).

Richard's coaching approach combines goal-driven, holistic, and behavior-based perspectives. He offers a wide range of leadership interventions, including live and web-based development programs. With his background in organizational behavior, psychology, and performing arts, Richard employs creative and engaging methods, including business theater, in his workshops and seminars to drive behavior change.

His clients span diverse sectors like international finance, healthcare, and government agencies. Notable organizations include Johns Hopkins HealthCare, INOVA Health Care System, The Princeton Health Care System, the National Science Foundation, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and various branches of the military.

Richard is certified to administer assessments like 360 By Design, the California Psychological Inventory, the Campbell Leadership Index, the Conflict Dynamics Profile, and more. He serves on the faculty of the Center for Creative Leadership and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Richard is a member of the American Psychological Association, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Executive Coaching Roundtable.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Change Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Strategic Thinking

Industry Experience

  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare Systems & Services


  • English


  • Virginia Commonwealth - PhD, Psychology & Organizational Behavior
  • Virginia Commonwealth - MA,
  • University of Pennsylvania - BA, Psychology


  • Hogan

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