Contemporary Leadership Advisors
Beth is a consulting psychologist and Managing Partner at Contemporary Leadership Advisors (CLA), where she serves as a trusted adviser to senior executives, boards and investors and a thought leader on issues of individual and organizational change, culture, leadership development, executive selection assessment, management-board alignment, and cultivating high performance teams. She is also a co-founder and Executive Board Member at the Institute for Contemporary Leadership (ICL), which seeks to enable senior leaders to make a step change in their leadership and have greater impact in their organizations and beyond.
Prior to co-founding CLA, Beth was a founding member of AlixPartners’ Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness group, where she served on the Senior Leadership Team and led the executive assessment practice. Previously, Beth served as Coaching Practice Leader and Senior Faculty Member at The Center for Creative Leadership, as the Senior Director of Learning & Development for a healthcare consulting firm, and in research and clinical positions at Duke Medical Center. Beth holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology from Duke University. She is a member of the Society of Consulting Psychology and the American Psychological Association, and serves on the board of Duke Triangle and on the Triangle Duke Alumni Women’s Forum Steering Committee. An active writer and presenter, Beth is co-editor of the CCL Handbook of Coaching in Organizations and author of two chapters in that volume, Team Coaching and Coaching in Context: The Individual in Relation to Organizational Culture.