Expert Higher Education Consultant & Executive Coach
Dianna Sadlouskos is known as an acclaimed catalyst for inspiring leaders and aspiring leaders to expand executive presence in the higher education field. She is 25-year veteran of the higher education industry and has provided guidance to leaders as a seasoned executive coach, career advisor, and management consultant. Dianna has a unique coaching framework that blends her vast subject matter expertise in universities, community colleges, and research institutes with novel leadership coaching methodologies. Her results-oriented approach in building executive presence is lauded by her clientele which includes provosts, deans, vice presidents, CIOs, research scientists, faculty, and high potential aspiring leaders. As a career advisor, she has successfully guided many university leaders through the executive search process. She is certified to administer the EQi 2.0 and the Hogan Leadership Assessments.
In addition to her executive coaching practice, Dianna is a veteran management consultant. Her consulting expertise lies in translating strategy into action to align school/department initiatives to institutional priorities.
In previous positions at Microsoft Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (now IBM Services) – where clients included UCSF, Stanford University, University of Hawaii system, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Dianna leveraged best-in-class methodologies to address complex institutional issues. Within these firms she built a reputation for guiding technology organizations to embrace and demonstrate the value proposition of IT as strategic business partner to institutional leadership.
Dianna holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BA from Prescott College and is a resident of Santa Monica, California. An avid open water swimmer, Dianna has swum on relays from Catalina Island to Los Angeles, and on a few occasions, has swum from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco.