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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 brings 25 years of senior-level experience advising universities and colleges on strategic planning and operation improvement initiatives to her executive coaching practice. Dianna has a unique coaching framework that blends her vast subject matter expertise in university and community college organizations with traditional leadership coaching methodologies. Her results-oriented approach in building executive presence is lauded by her clientele which includes provosts and other academic leaders, vice presidents, CIOs, and high potential and aspiring leaders. 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 PwC Consulting (now IBM Global Business 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.

Find out more about Dianna’s higher education consulting and leadership development engagements here. Or if you’re ready to get the conversation started contact Dianna at [email protected].