Loretta Donovan

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Loretta L. Donovan is an accomplished, business-savvy coaching, strategic learning and organizational development executive with significant professional experience across multiple industries. She has expertise in complex organizations and distributed business operations. Her skills include succession and talent management, strategy, change management, financial management and client relations.

Loretta is the President of iAttain, and the former Chief Learning Officer for the Health Quest System of hospitals in New York. She has previously been a senior manager for leading organizations, including St. Francis Hospital – The Heart Center, Girl Scouts of the USA, ClientSoft, Inc., Sungard-Higher Education, and the March of Dimes. She created courses and provided train-the-trainer experiences in these businesses, developed an exclusive executive leadership program with the Wharton School. Executive Education, and partnered with the Center for Creative Leadership to produce custom competency models and assessments. She also provided instructional design standards for the American Management Association.

Loretta’s experience as a leadership development executive and consultant also includes strategic responsibilities for large scale change, leadership development, performance assessment, employee engagement, and elearning. As an author, her work has been published in the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations, the Proceedings of the Academy of Management, the AMA Handbook of eLearning, and Social Knowledge: Using Social Media to Know What You Know. She completed doctoral course work in Organizational Learning and Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College.

As an adjunct faculty member, Loretta has taught graduate and certificate courses in organizational learning and transformation at Columbia University, Teachers College and at New York University.