noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Dory Bertsche

Dory Bertsche

As professional writers, Ariel’s facilitators understand the writing process

Dory is a published author who has written and edited speeches and presentations for executives at Fortune 500 companies, brochures for multinational consulting firms, and articles for various business publications, including The McKinsey Quarterly and The Harvard Business Review.

Extensive business experience is essential for knowledgeable facilitators

Dory has more than 20 years of training, coaching, and business writing experience and has a knack for helping professionals drive results with their writing—both in their businesses and in their careers.

A former Communications Specialist for McKinsey and Company, she knows how to cut through complex information to build logical, compelling arguments that convince audiences to act.

Dory has worked with several multinational consulting firms as well as large corporations in various industries, including financial services, consumer products, communications, food service and pharmaceuticals.

Facilitator education and diversity enrich the training experience

Dory enjoys music, theater, fiction, travel, and hiking. She loves the view of the woods from her home office in Connecticut, especially when they aren’t covered in snow.

Dory has a B.A. from Lehigh University, an M.A. in English from New York University, and is a certified coach through The Life Coach School.