Jeri Darling is President of Darling Global, LLC and has more than 25 years of experience working with diverse organizations in the areas of strategy, leadership, and organizational performance and transformation. She is a seasoned consultant, facilitator, and executive coach.
She has been a trusted advisor to many leaders and executive teams, providing support to plan and implement change initiatives and to build new strategies and structures. She has designed and facilitated targeted leadership development programs and change management initiatives for a range of private and public sector organizations.
Jeri’s most recent corporate role was as Global VP, Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness with BAE Systems, providing strategic direction for leadership, talent/succession, and organizational performance including cultural integration of new acquisitions. She has held senior consultant and management roles with Mercer Delta/Oliver Wyman, TRW, EnCompass, and Work in America Institute. She led her own New York-based firm, Organization by Design, for a decade.
She is an Adjunct Professor in the American University Key Executive Program and faculty member with Korn Ferry and Duke Corporate Education. She holds a MA from George Washington University, a MBA from Case Western Reserve University, a BA from the University of Wisconsin, and a Leadership Coaching certificate from Georgetown University. She completed doctoral coursework at George Washington University in leadership and organizational change and holds the International Coach Federation’s Professional Coach Certification (PCC). She is a recipient of the ICF Global Prism Award for demonstrating the organizational impact of coaching.
Jeri is known for thought leadership related to integrated approaches to global leadership, executive and organizational effectiveness, and social networks. She has published related articles in HR Professional, Executive Excellence, OD Journal, Perspectives, and the Journal for Nonprofit Management, as well as in Leading in Complex Worlds published by Jossey Bass. Her latest chapter is Leading the Future: Preparing Millennials for Global Leadership Roles published by HR C-Suite.