Lori Dernavich Biography
Lori Dernavich is a Leadership Development Advisor/Executive Coach, partnering with founders, managers, and startups to develop the leadership skills they and their organizations need to scale successfully. This is critical, especially for first-time leaders, because the skills needed to scale a company are very different from the skills needed to start one.
Prior to founding her business in 2002, Lori served as a senior recruiter for Winter Wyman in Boston’s thriving high tech industry, traveled extensively as a corporate leadership coach for the UNICCO Services Company, and was a psychotherapist. With a degree in Food Chemistry and a Masters in Counseling Psychology, Lori’s background gives her an in-depth understanding of a wide variety of personalities, functions, and industries.
She has been featured in Investors’ Business Daily, U.S.News & World Report, Crain’s NY, CFO Magazine, and ForbesWoman, and has appeared as a leadership expert on FOX News.
Originally from Minnesota, Lori also lived in Boston when the Red Sox broke the curse to win the World Series. She has been living in New York City since 2007.