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

Dory Bertsche

Dory Bertsche

Sandy Hook, CT


  • US Northeast

Drawing on expertise in critical thinking, business writing, personal presence, and sales, Dory helps clients craft the words and interactions that translate ideas to impact. After working with Dory, clients are empowered to confidently share their ideas in an authentic way that connects with and influences stakeholders and drives career success.

Business Experience

Dory has more than 25 years of training and coaching experience and is passionate about dissolving the skill gaps that stand in the way of professionals making an impact and reaching business goals.

A former Communications Specialist for McKinsey and Company, she knows how to cut through complex problems to build logical, compelling arguments and to convey solutions in a way that engages the hearts and minds of audiences.

Dory has worked with multinational consulting firms; corporations in financial services, consumer products, communications, media, food service, utilities, and pharmaceuticals; and government research agencies.

Dory is a published author who has written for The McKinsey Quarterly and The Harvard Business Review.

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University
  • Master of Arts in English from New York University
  • The Life Coach School coaching certification