Who I Am

Renée Dineen

I love what I do and am honored to support and inspire organizational and personal growth and change. Most importantly, to do this work in a way that creates genuine and lasting health, happiness and prosperity.
— Renée

I am an executive and life coach, organizational development consultant, leadership development expert, workshop leader and writer who has been transforming organizations, teams and the careers of talented and ambitious professionals, entrepreneurs, changemakers and executives for over 20 years.

I have built organizational and people capability in over 40 countries in the biotech, pharmaceutical, health care, technology, internet, and service industries, an exciting career that included my own five-year executive expatriate assignment in Switzerland.   

Leveraging research and methodologies in leadership, neuroscience, mindfulness and human dynamics, I seek to provide useable and repeatable frameworks and practices that inspire clients to engage more authentically, compassionately and consciously—even in the midst of conflict and challenge.

With a deep expertise in team facilitation and team dynamics, I am also known for my ability to create meaningful group experiences that align leaders, teams, functions and strategies to build new and more strategic organizational capabilities.

I have designed, implemented and led dozens of large-scale HR, leadership, and change transformation programs in every area of the business and across highly matrixed, global landscapes. Several of my change interventions and leadership programs have been benchmarked and published by organizations such as the Corporate Executive Board and Process Excellence Network.

Today I run my own global coaching and consulting practice out of California, with an important focus on women and leadership. The new era of women’s leadership calls us to step more fully into our role as changemakers, requiring greater attention to self-care and our true aspirations. Only then can women achieve the freedom, discernment and choiceful balance needed to do our best work. 

I approach this work with a deliberate intention—inviting men and women to work collaboratively towards achieving true inclusion and ultimately, the organizational benefits attained when both men and women are supported to reach their full potential.  


Education, Certifications & Faculty Roles

Industry Experience

Academia, Biotech, Consulting, Health Care, Government, Internet, Non-profit, Pharmaceuticals, Service and Technology.

Specialties & Affiliations

Professional Specialties

  • Executive and Life Coaching, Team Development and Group Facilitation

  • Executive and Leadership Development Program Design

  • Large-scale Leadership Event Design and Program Management ( facilitation as needed)

  • Leadership and Team Retreats, Workshop Design and Facilitation

  • Merger & Acquisition Integration Activities, Transformational Change, Organizational Effectiveness Analysis and Design, Strategic Planning and Communications Consulting

  • High Potential Rotation Programs, Employee Engagement, Staffing and On-boarding

  • Business Process Management and LEAN 6-Sigma

Community  Affiliations

  • Standard University Graduate School of Business (GSB), Small Group Facilitator for Women in Management Program

  • WisdomWomen Founding Member

  • Emerging Women, Power Circle Facilitator

  • Fourthwave Advisor and Coach: Catalyzing the development of best-in-class women-led technology companies

  • Women’s Empowerment Sacramento Mentor: Educates and empowers women, who are homeless, with the skills and confidence necessary to secure a job, create a healthy lifestyle, and regain a home for themselves and their children.

  • WINGs for Growth Advisor (non-profit), Transforming Aspiring Young Women into the Leaders of the Future

  • International Coaching Federation, Sacramento Chapter

  • Sacramento Waldorf School, Board Coach and Facilitator

  • Speaking Engagements for national and international organizations such as Pharma HR Forum, Process Excellence Network, ASTD, Provant, and National Association of Colleges and Employers

  • Child Abuse Resolved Through Education, Advisory Board Member and Volunteer, 1989–Present

  • Crossroads International Church of Basel, Pastor and Elder Board Coach and Facilitator, 2010 to 2014

Coaching Certifications

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Travel is my other passion

Travel Moments with Kids

Through my blog  I hope will expand some of the limiting paradigms that keep parents from traveling with children. Encourage more families to travel, explore and connect through seeing the world together and having experiences that last a lifetime. 

My family and I are fueled by our passion for travel, which includes 45+ countries and counting. Inspired by these experiences, I have a blog on these experiences that can be found at www.travelmomentswithkids.com.  

May it inspire you and your family to see more of the world—together!