Tanea Flanders

Tanea is the Executive Vice President, Global Learning & Leadership Development for Mediabrands where she leads a team responsible for leadership, marketing/media and professional skills development. Tanea also has a private coaching practice, Design You Coaching (TM) that offers leadership coaching and organizational development. Tanea started her career as a Change Management Consultant for Accenture, Inc., and has served as the head of Learning & Development teams for across multiple industries more than 20 years. She has led personal, leadership and team development initiatives in media, entertainment, technology, sales, legal, consumer products, technology, advertising, telecommunications, beauty, education, research and healthcare.

Tanea holds an MA in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, her BA in Psychology from Lehigh University, and Coaching Certification from New York University. She is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and holds certifications in mindful leadership through the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI); Designing Your Life (DYL) created at Stanford University, facilitation through Development Dimensions Incorporated (DDI), as well as MBTI, DiSC, LIFO, and CPI 260.  For more information about Design You Coaching (TM) visit: www.designyoucoaching.com.