Dr. Nataliya Adelson

C-Suite Advisory | Intercultural Communications

David Andrews, M.ED

Government | Emotional Intelligence

Rachel Benyola, MBA, M.S.

Entrepreneurship | Executive Presence

Dr. Geetu Bharwaney

C-Suite Advisory | Emotional Intelligence

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Sherry Bisaillon

Leader in Transition | Change Management

Gary Bond

Team Effectiveness | Transformational Change

Gary Bond
Team Effectiveness | Transformational Change

Gary Bond is an executive coach and leadership consultant who works with leaders to assess and develop their skills to meet evolving career needs and to achieve leadership excellence. He also designs interventions including training, seminars, team building and strategic planning initiatives.
He approaches coaching engagements as a shared mission to partner with his clients to address issues and opportunities in a ‘fact-based’ manner. Through his expertise in strategy and change management, he provides effective coaching that is relevant and tailored to client’s needs, aspirations and in meeting targeted goals.

Gary has expertise in accelerating team development, coaching project teams, meeting design and management, decision making, facilitation, and working with cross-cultural teams. He has worked with a wide range of company cultures and business models. He is particularly effective at helping clients improve performance. His experience spans Fortune 500 companies, middle market firms and tech startups. Clients recognize Gary as a results-oriented thinker, practical, insightful, and who is very good at forging alliances across diverse constituencies. His primary areas of expertise are in building high-performing teams and helping organizations successfully implement transformational change.

Gary brings more than 30 years of experience in providing strategic leadership and coaching in the areas of project management, process improvement, change management, training, facilitation and the development of analytic systems and enterprise IT solutions. He combines experience as an entrepreneur, senior leader in industry, and as a management consultant. Gary has worked with teams in over 30 countries and deployed solutions to 80 countries. His clients include: Credit Suisse, Barclays, Bank of America, Chase, UBS, Merrill Lynch, Marsh & McLennan, Dun & Bradstreet, IHS, Dell EMC, Microsoft, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Amplify. Gary was president of CPCE, a regional training and consulting firm he founded. The firm delivered training to over 250,000 individuals over a 12-year period before its sale to Knowledge Universe.

Gary holds a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University. He served as Program Manager for Columbia University’s Computer Technology and Applications (CTA) program which focused on delivering training to business professionals. Gary resides with his wife in New York City.
Alvaro Burgos

Executive Facilitation | Diversity & Inclusion

Bernadette Cabera, MBA

Strategic Thinking | Change Management

Cecila Carter, MBA

Executive Presence | Diversity & Inclusion

Dr. Manuelle Charbonneau

Emotional Intelligence | Change Management

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Dr. Dawn Cone

Emotional Intelligence | Leader in Transition

Paul Curci

Emotional Intelligence | Team Effectiveness

Charlie D’Amico, M.ACC.

Career Development | Team Effectiveness

Dr. Catarina R. Dolsten

Strategic Thinking | Women & Leadership

Charles Dormer, MSOD, MPHIL

Strategic Thinking | Executive Presence

David Ehrmann

Team Effectiveness | Leader in Transition

Jay Fehnel, MBA

Executive Presence | Emotional Intelligence

Jonathan Flaks

Team Effectiveness | Transformational Change

Jonathan Flaks
Career Development | Financial Services

Jonathan Flaks brings 20 years of executive coaching experience to AIIR Consulting as a Master Certified Coach (M.C.C.). As a pioneer of the executive coaching movement, he has facilitated hundreds of individual and team breakthroughs at companies from entrepreneurial ventures and middle-market corporations to global organizations. Clients have included leaders from Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, the NBA, Cisco, Credit Suisse, and KPMG. With all of his clients, Jonathan has developed a solid track record for empowering growth-oriented leadership, enhancing high-performance teamwork and repairing challenged relationships.
Jonathan draws from a diverse 30-year business communication and consulting background spanning advertising, brand licensing, media and entertainment, and investor relations. He has published two works, Income Double - Half the Trouble and Who Are You, Bring Out Your Best in Business.

Jonathan’s coaching process helps clients generate exciting culture transformations and revenue and profit growth ranging from 20%-300%. His clients achieve measurable change in time management, increased income, sustainable confidence and career satisfaction. His guiding philosophy is that confidence, clear communication, and exciting collaborations lead to outstanding performance. He is a licensed and certified BANKCODE trainer and proficient with Genos Emotional Intelligence 360 profile, DiSC, and Team Dimensions Profile assessments.

Jonathan earned a dual degree from Cornell University in Engineering and Music and was Adjunct Professor in Business Leadership and Coaching Skills for New York University. He is one of the first 1% of coaches worldwide who earned the M.C.C. credential from the International Coach Federation (ICF). For six years, he was the Vice President on the Board of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG-NY) a leading network of middle-market private equity executives, investment bankers, lenders and advisors.

Jonathan races sail boats, plays tennis, bikes, and is a skilled keyboard player. He previously was the organist for the New York Rangers at Madison Square Gardens.
Harvey Floyd, M.A.

Government | Team Effectiveness

Oya Günay

Financial Services | Globalization

Dr. Shannon Hall

Team Effectiveness | Career Development

Therese Heeg, M.S., ACC

Change Management | Team Effectiveness

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Dr. Jane Horan

Keynote Speaking | Emotional Intelligence

Emrah Ikiok

Leader in Transition | Intercultural Communications

Emrah Ikiok
Leader in Transition | Intercultural Communications

Emrah Ikiok is an executive coach who enjoys partnering with achievement-oriented and results-driven individuals who are focused on enhancing their current performance and taking their career to a higher level. An important part of Emrah’s approach is that she helps her clients to identify and break out of inefficient thought patterns which enables their innate capabilities to shine and fosters out-of-the-box thinking.

Before becoming an Executive Coach, Emrah enjoyed 15 years of diverse professional experience in large companies, followed by a key role in a successful start-up. Emrah’s career has included industrial engineering, innovation, product development, merchandising and sales experiences in large corporations including General Motors and Whirlpool as well as independent start-ups. With the foundation of her Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering, a Masters in Business Administration and her completion of Columbia University’s Coaching Certification Program at the highest level, Emrah is well positioned to support clients in a broad range of sectors and work environments.

With an extensive background in engineering and business, Emrah is data driven and curious. She deploys a logical, thought provoking and creative process to assist her clients to trigger their best thinking. Complimentary to her approach, she adopts Whole Brain Thinking practices, identifying clients’ left- or right-brain thinking preference, and supporting them through expanding their thinking styles, especially effective in cultivating creativity and innovation in organizations.

Emrah has diverse international experience in different cultures, countries and corporate environments. She cherishes her Turkish-Canadian identity, enriched by her years of educational, professional and personal life experiences in the United States and the United Kingdom. This background gives her insights into expatriate life, transitions and the importance of welcoming change and adapting to it.

Krish Iyer

C-Suite Advisory | Digital Leadership

Marie-Jeanne Juilland

Executive Presence | Mindfulness

Rachel Kadosh, M.A.

C-suite advisory | Leadership Dynamics

Dr. Jeff Kaplan, MBA, MCC

Emotional Intelligence | Executive Presence

Dr. Marsha King

Executive Presence | Team Effectiveness

Bob Kinnison

Strategic Thinking | Leader in Transition

Dr. Jonathan Kirschner

Executive Coach | Founder & CEO, AIIR Consulting

Katherine Lewis

Emotional Intelligence | Executive Presence

Katherine Lewis
Emotional Intelligence | Executive Presence | Emotional Intelligence

With over 20 years of experience as a senior executive in corporate America, Katherine Lewis has walked in the shoes of her executive coaching clients. In her many leadership roles she has managed multi-billion dollar companies through major organizational and cultural change and mentored dozens of mid-level, senior, and c-suite executives.

Katherine coaches, advises and consults for executives at companies ranging from start-ups to large, global organizations. She works extensively and passionately with senior executives on leadership development, change management and strategic planning. She coaches teams experiencing fast growth and organizational change and guides newly promoted managers in developing their leadership and management skill sets. Katherine believes strongly that the best leader is a centered leader and coaches to help her clients achieve that.  She works in a range of industries including, finance, media, pharma, biotech and creative services.

Previously, Katherine was president of internet-photography company, MyPublisher.com (now part of Shutterfly Inc.) where she rapidly scaled the company from a start up to a $30 million entity.

Katherine has extensive experience in senior roles in the cable television industry having marketed and launched several digital products, including digital TV, cable internet services and video-on-demand for cable operators Time Warner and Cablevision. She also held the role of Global Brand Manager for Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Worldwide at Starwood Hotels.
Katherine began her career as a management consultant at Bain & Company where she advised Fortune 500 companies on strategic and organizational issues. She has an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Haverford College.  She is a Certified Professional Co-active Coach (CPCC) by the Coaches Training Institute as well as being certified by the International Coach Federation.  She is a Birkman Method and Hogan Assessment consultant.

Katherine is a volunteer mentor for young companies through the Harvard Business School’s New Ventures program as well as an alumni mentor for the school’s recent female graduates. Katherine resides in New York City and is a member of the Association for Corporate Executive Coaches and the International Coach Federation.

Dr. Sandra Mashihi

Executive Presence | Emotional Intelligence

Dr. George Matyas

Executive Presence | Team Effectiveness

Dr. Cathie Murensky

Organizational Development | Executive Presence

Sue Negrey, MBA

Women & Leadership | Career Development

Dr. Camille Preston, PCC

Women & Leadership | Change Management

Lynn Ellen Queen, MBA

Emotional Intelligence | Strategic Thinking

Ianna Raim, MBA

Women & Leadership | Entrepreneurship

Rajeev Raju

Executive Presence | Team Effectiveness

Jamie Ramsden, MBA, ACC

C-Suite Advisory | Strategic Thinking

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John Rogener, M.A.

Career Development | Financial Services

John Rogener, M.A.
Career Development | Financial Services

John A. Rogener brings over 30 years of experience as an executive coach, consultant, and facilitator with global expertise in leadership and management development, executive coaching, managing transitions, and sales. John’s coaching style is based on a collaborative, solution-based process that enables clients to make behavioral changes based on self-awareness, ultimately increasing business results. John’s approach also includes discovery, action, accountability, and sustainability. He specializes in group and individual coaching, helping executives through transitions and facilitating teams.

John’s previous business experience includes a position as VP of Global Learning and Talent Development for BNY Mellon’s Investment Management business. He has also held similar senior level roles at Morgan Stanley/MSCI Barra, US Trust, and Citigroup. In addition to John’s experience in senior level positions, he served as a former adjunct professor faculty member at Rutgers University

Center for Management Development, as well as spent 14 years as an adjunct professor at New York University where he was granted their prestigious Award for Teaching Excellence.

Specializing in group and individual coaching, John has worked with executives through transitions; helped facilitate teams; coached sales, portfolio, and middle managers; and worked with high potentials in various management roles. His experience as a trusted advisor has also helped senior leaders expand their capabilities and drive stronger business results.

John is a member of the National Association for Talent Development (ATD) and is President Emeritus and member of the ATD NYC chapter. He coauthored an article entitled, “Address Learning Needs, Not Wants,” and has presented at professional organizations on topics such as Management and Leadership Development, Communication Styles, and Communicating Across Diverse Cultures. John completed his Executive Coaching certification from New York University and is now certified in DiSC and Myers Briggs. He has a Master’s Degree and Advanced Graduate Studies in Rehabilitation Counseling from Assumption College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Marist College. 


Shefali Salwan, MBA

C-Suite Advisory | Intercultural Communications

Robin Schletter, M.A.

Team Effectiveness | C-Suite Advisory

Christopher Schmitt

Military & Veterans | Emotional Intelligence

Natalie Schürmann, MSc.

Emotional Intelligence | Leader in Transition

Brian Szepkouski, M.A.

Intercultural Communication | Executive Presence

Sarah Tennyson, MSc.

Executive Assessment | Team Effectiveness

Jim Trunick

Key Note Speaking | Emotional Intelligence

Judy Wade, M.S., RCC, CPC, ACC

Internal Coaching Strategy | Executive Presence

Kathryn Wankel, M.A.

Executive Presence | Team Effectiveness

Ren Wiebe, M.ED., ACC

Executive Presence | Change Management

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Dr. David Yudis, MBA

C-Suite Advisory | Executive Presence in the C-Suite

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