As the Vice President of Executive Programming, Dena oversees the strategy and implementation of Leading Edge’s suite of executive leadership offerings. Executive programming is the mode through which Leading Edge advocates for and enacts its vision for strong leadership in the Jewish nonprofit sector.
Prior to joining the Leading Edge team, Dena had a consulting practice. As a specialist in organizational design and transition management, Dena focused on working with professional leadership to resolve organizational disruptions; enhance individual and organizational strength; and design training programs for leadership, strategic planning, executive presence, and interpersonal skills. Dena lives in the greater Washington, DC area with her husband and two teenagers. She also holds a certificate in Executive Development from the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management. She was educated at The George Washington University School of Business (BBA, Human Resources) and the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business (MBA, Management and Organization).