______________________________________________ Elena DePalma, MSW Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Yale University New Haven, Connecticut ______________________________________________
As the Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Yale University, Elena
has responsibility for leading talent management, succession planning,
initiatives as well as facilitating customized departmental
to joining Yale, Elena provided leadership development, coaching, and
consulting services, as the President of DePalma Consulting LLC.
Additionally, she served in leadership roles in
human resources, training, and organizational development roles at
Pitney Bowes and Merrill Lynch Corporation. Elena was serving as the
the Vice President of Human Resources when Merrill Lynch Credit
Corporation won the
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Elena has extensive
experience designing, developing, and implementing adult learning
programs and curricula for front-line, middle, and senior managers including leadership development curricula. She is also experienced in competency model development, competency identification, and assessment.
Through collaborative and trusting relationships that she has build with
clients, Elena provides executive, team, and career coaching, utilizing
360 feedback and other assessment instruments. She also facilitates
executive off-site programs and consults with senior
management on issues related to strategic planning, performance
management, succession planning, change management, and team building.
Elena earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from Florida State
University and a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Western Connecticut
State University. She is certified in a number of assessment
instruments that include the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Hogan
Instruments, and the Clark-Wilson 360. __________________________________________________________________________________________
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