Rhonda Gutenberg is a seasoned leadership consultant and coach, based in San Francisco, with over 30 years’ experience. She has consulted with and coached senior executives in various organizations, across a wide range of industries and functions. Most of her clients are high potential individuals who are being groomed to advance or executives who are already at the top of their organizations. Additionally, she partners with leaders in transition or new to their roles. She has a particular interest and strength in working with individuals attempting to unleash their innovative talents, regardless of industry. Addressing interpersonal skills, influencing and leading across cultures are also issues in which she is passionate.
With extensive global experience, she has lived in the US, England and China and has worked throughout the world, including Europe, South America, North America, Australia and especially Asia. She spent 11 years as a management consultant in Shanghai (through 2017), including opening and heading the office for YSC, a British consultancy. Prior to YSC she held senior positions at consulting firms including PDI (now Korn Ferry), Gantz Wiley Research (now Kenexa, an IBM company), DDI and Mercer. She also ran her own consulting business and had an in-house, corporate role at Wells Fargo Bank in California. She was an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management and University of California, Berkeley.
Rhonda holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a PCC certification from International Coaching Federation (ICF), coaching qualification from Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and is certified in numerous personality assessments. She is a member of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.