Deanna Senior

Deanna Senior

New York, NY


  • US Mid-Atlantic

Deanna is a certified executive coach and accomplished Head of Talent. She has over 20 years of experience helping executives and emerging leaders discover sustainable solutions to individual and organizational challenges. Deanna has led a successful career in People and Talent at brands including Tiffany & Co., WW (reimagined from Weight Watchers), Deloitte, and Pfizer. At WW, she led the talent acquisition, learning & development, talent management, and talent development teams comprised of 60 people and created for the organization a set of Impact Behaviors, the WW Inspire development series, career conversations, and a myriad of other programs to reinforce the vision of the CEO. While at Tiffany & Co., Deanna also led the creation of a marquee high-potential program called The Tiffany Academy for Excellence and Diversity in Leadership. Before Tiffany, Deanna served as an internal consultant at Pfizer and an external consultant at Deloitte, specializing in human capital trends and bringing the most impactful solutions to her clients.

Deanna has built a solid reputation as an empathic pragmatist; she zeroes in on the most targeted leadership actions to yield positive results for leaders and their teams. Improving culture is her passion. In her coaching practice, she specializes in executive transitions and focuses on how the most influential executives inspire their teams through authentic leadership and radical candor. Her guiding approach is to help leaders identify their motivations and values to tailor their leadership style and discover more significant levels of success and ease in all areas of life.


  • Bates ExPi executive presence
  • Harvard Business School – Negotiation for Executives Certification Program
  • Hogan Assessment Suite – Advanced Interpretation Certification
  • Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC)
  • Leadership Coaching Program – Babson College
  • Managing Transitions by William Bridges, Master Facilitator
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • PROSCI change management
  • StrengthsFinder
  • TruScore 360


  • PhD, Organizational Psychology, Columbia University
  • BA, Psychology & Political Science, The University of Michigan

Practice Areas

  • 360-Degree Feedback
  • Change Management
  • Communication
  • Culture Alignment
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Presence
  • Executive Team Coaching & Development
  • Group Coaching
  • High-Potential Development
  • Leadership Development
  • New Leader Transition
  • Non-Profits
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Team Coaching & Facilitation
  • Transition Coaching