Darleen DeRosa, Ph.D., is a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Stamford office and a core member of the Life Sciences and Leadership Advisory Services practices. Darleen brings more than 15 years of consulting experience, with deep expertise in talent management, executive assessment, virtual teams and leadership development. Darleen works with leading companies to facilitate selection, succession management and leadership development initiatives. She is a trusted advisor to CEOs, CHROs and boards.

Expertise in talent assessment and leadership succession

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Darleen led OnPoint Consulting for more than 12 years.
  • Earlier, she was an executive director in the assessment practice at another leading international search firm, where she conducted assessments of senior executives across industries.
  • Before that, Darleen served as assessment practice leader for Right Management Consultants, responsible for the practice’s growth in the Northeast region.
  • In addition, Darleen was a clinical researcher at the Yale School of Medicine. She began her career at AT&T in human resources.

Darleen earned her B.A. in psychology from the College of the Holy Cross and her M.A. and Ph.D. in social/organizational psychology from Temple University. Darleen is the co-author of Virtual Success: A Practical Guide for Working and Leading from a Distance (with Richard Lepsinger), as well as other book chapters and journal articles on leadership.

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