- New York, NY
Ana Perea is an executive coach and organization development consultant with a proven track record for the design and implementation of effective people solutions. She is a strategic thinker and partner specializing in the understanding of people, systems, and organizational structures with over ten years’ experience in both the corporate and non-profit sectors.
Ana has worked across a wide range of industries, including financial services, luxury, start-ups, education, legal, marketing, high tech and design. She has worked closely with senior executives and emerging leaders supporting an array of initiatives, including organizational restructuring, leadership development, and complex change management strategy. As an executive coach, Ana has worked extensively with C-level and senior executives at times of critical change and potential, equally facilitating the growth of the individual and supporting the needs of the business. Ana has particular, in-depth experience with family, founder led organizations, and creative, entrepreneurial environments. She specializes in situations where deep, multifaceted challenges meet with the opportunity for lasting transformation and growth. She is especially adept at working with complex individual and group dynamics that impact the long term potential of the organization.
Prior to starting her consulting and coaching practice, Ana was the creator and director of the organizational effectiveness function at the luxury brand, David Yurman. She advised the Executive Committee – working both individually and with groups – executing people management and employee engagement strategies across every area of the business. These included the creation of a Change Management program, the development of a Learning and Development function and key interventions effecting long term cultural change. Before Yurman, Ana worked as a Learning and Development consultant leading the creation and development of learning strategies for small and mid-sized organizations.
Ana’s unique approach to systems and people is guided by her knowledge of business and psychodynamic, interpersonal issues. Her blend of clinical experience and organizational acumen provides her with a unique vantage point suited to effectively address the multiply-determined challenges that businesses face.
Ana holds a Master’s Degree from Columbia University and is in the late stages of a Doctorate in Psychoanalysis at the New York Graduate School of Psychoanalysis.