Board Coach for Women in the Boardroom
DeeDee Kramer is a board coach for Women in the Boardroom (WIB) and has more than 20 years of line, staff and management consulting experience to bring to her work with individuals and organizations. She brings a creative approach to consulting, along with extensive experience in the areas of executive coaching, organization design and development, and organizational change.
Her work in organization design, change management and leadership development span many industries including broadcasting, health care, publishing, energy, technology and financial services. A partial list of
her clients includes A+E Networks, Pearson, KPMG, Horizon Blue Cross, BASF, Public Service Electric and Gas, Morris Heights Health Center, TIAA-CREF, BlackRock, Morgan Stanley and Citi.
Beginning her career with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, DeeDee designed, developed and implemented training programs for management and technical staffs as an internal training consultant. As Director of Human Resource Development at American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., she managed the performance management and succession planning functions.
She then served as a Practice Head in the area of Organizational Design and Development and then as a General Manager for two national management consulting firms, both specializing in organizational development, executive coaching and career development. During her twelve years with these organizations, she worked with both executives and teams to help them increase their performance effectiveness.
DeeDee has done graduate work in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University. She has served as an adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions at the New School in New York City. She has also served on many panels and has made presentations to both academic institutions and to human resources professional organizations in the area of Organizational Effectiveness.