Joan Kofodimos

Joan Kofodimos is an associate consultant with RGA. She is a partner in Teleos Consulting. Teleos consultants coach individual executives and senior management teams on ways to create sustainable success through building organizational capability and then aligning that capability with business strategy.

Joan was a Behavioral Scientist and Trainer at the Center for Creative Leadership, where she co-created APEX, an unprecedented program for coaching senior executives. At CCL, she also developed and delivered strategic leadership programs for senior management teams. Later, Joan served on the faculty of Duke University and the California School of Professional Psychology.

In addition, Joan served as a consultant to the General Electric WorkOut and Change Acceleration Programs, which transformed the G.E. culture to create empowered, high performing organizations. In that role, she counseled executives on leading strategic culture change, coached management teams leading workforce diversity and process redesign initiatives, designed and delivered facilitative leadership training, and directed WorkOut sessions. Current and recent consulting clients include Met Life, Pfizer, P&G, Merck, Hewlett Packard, CIBC, Starwood Hotels, McKinsey, and Arthur Andersen.

Joan is the author of numerous books and articles, including the upcoming Your Executive Coaching Solution (Davies-Black, 2007). She has a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Sociology from Stanford University, as well as a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Yale University.

updated: 15 years ago