Associates at LifeCourse
Wendy Gribb, Senior Workforce Consultant
Wendy has more than a decade of experience in research-based consulting on employee and customer engagement. Her passion is behavioral economics, employing both hard metrics and human psychology to effect change for client organizations. Before consulting with LifeCourse, Wendy was a Senior Consultant at Gallup. She has also served as Director of Research and Media Services for Ideaworks Consulting and Director of Research and Analysis for The Princeton Review. Wendy holds an M.A. from the University of California, Irvine, in Demographic and Social Analysis, and graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a B.A. in Economics.
Rosa de Koning, Executive Coach
Rosa de Koning is a certified Executive Coach, experienced in coaching individual senior executives and directors, improving leadership team effectiveness, and facilitating succession planning. She is certified through Georgetown University’s executive coaching program, and has more than ten years of experience in improving the effectiveness of leaders. Rosa received her Bachelor’s degree in general business from the Instituto Tecnologico de Zacatepec in Mexico, and a master’s degree in international business from Texas A&M International University.
Victoria Hays, Marketing and Events Director
Victoria joined LifeCourse in 2003. After 8 years at LifeCourse, she understands the critical needs of our company’s high-profile speakers and the requirements of major companies and associations who book our services. Victoria oversees LifeCourse’s efforts to establish strong relationships with prospective clients, and she represents and markets LifeCourse through social media, videos, and our web site.
Reena Nadler, Program Director
Reena Nadler has served for 6 years as the Program Director at LifeCourse Associates, where she oversees research, publications, and consulting to give clients powerful insights into who today's generations are, how they interact with each other, and how they will shape our national future. Reena's specific area of expertise is the Millennial Generation. She is coauthor with Howe of Millennials in the Workplace (2010), and a contributing author to Millennials and K-12 Schools (2008), and Millennials Go to College (2007). She has coauthored a number of reports and articles with Howe and Strauss, including the white paper “Yes We Can: Millennials as a Political Generation,” published by the New America Foundation. She has given keynote presentations on generations in education and the workplace at many events and national conferences. A graduate of Swarthmore College and a first-wave Millennial herself, she brings a first-hand perspective to LifeCourse’s work on today’s youth generation. She is currently working part time for LifeCourse while she pursues a master's degree at Georgetown's School of Foreign Service.
Jennifer Shen, Research Associate
Jennifer joined LifeCourse in 2011. She is responsible for executing a broad spectrum of research tasks and works closely with the rest of the LifeCourse team on consulting projects, specializing in cross-generational media behavior. She helps locate, organize, and analyze relevant data to meet the diverse needs of our clients.