Dorothy Lingren

Dorothy Lingren

Dorothy Lingren partners with high-potential leaders and visionary organizations to facilitate growth. She is committed to deeply understanding the environment her clients inhabit and co-creating solutions to build on strengths and expand capacity. Dorothy uses her extensive expertise in strategy development, facilitation, and coaching to cultivate holistic, sustainable change.

Dorothy’s clients include high-tech executives, healthcare professionals, high-performing teams, winemakers, government leaders, manufacturing managers, academics, and not-for-profit directors. At Intel, she accelerated performance by developing a methodology to apply leadership lessons to business priorities. Inside Sutter Heath, she facilitated intensive care teams as they fundamentally changed how patient care decisions were made by moving away from power- and role-based decisions to a collaborative, inter-professional approach. At E&J Gallo Winery, Dorothy partnered with the Barefoot executive leadership team to identify and implement strategic and structural changes. Within numerous California State agencies (including Transportation, Water Boards, Franchise Tax Board, State Assembly, and Parks), Dorothy has provided coaching and consultation to all levels of leadership to identify and execute their path forward. At UC Davis, Dorothy is currently coaching senior leaders and implementing a strategic planning methodology that allows for large-scale engagement and co-creation, alignment with initiatives, and clear priorities.

Dorothy believes that every organization and leader has the capacity for positive growth, and that her role as consultant and coach is to provide curiosity and support to this change process. She brings a wealth of tools and experience in strategic planning, building diverse and inclusive teams, communication, emotional intelligence, and prioritization to each client’s unique situation.

Dorothy holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, a Master’s in Management, an Organization Development Certification from National Training Labs (NTL), an Integral Coach Certification through New Ventures West, and a Professional Coach Certification (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She holds additional certifications from Cornell for Diversity and Inclusion and from UC Berkeley for the Science of Happiness. She is also certified in the Enneagram (iEQ9) and numerous leadership assessments, including Leadership Circle 360, Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) 360, Hogan personality, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and Korn Ferry 360.

Dorothy is actively involved in her local community by supporting executive directors and boards who are addressing issues of homelessness, food scarcity, refugee resettlement, and unemployment. She is grateful for National Parks, libraries, and numerous opportunities to experience international culture through conversation and travel.

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