Dr. Renee Bellamy Booth of Leadership Solutions Inc. is an Industrial Organizational Psychologist specializing in leadership assessment, coaching, development and motivation. Her clients include but are not limited to the University of Pennsylvania, the Steinhardt and TISCH schools of New York University, The Vanguard Group, GE Life Sciences, Astellas Pharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, Lincoln Financial Group, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, Quest Diagnostics, CardioNet, The Investment Company Institute and Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Dr. Booth’s, particular area of expertise is in supporting leaders to achieve strategic objectives through people effectiveness strategies such as, assessment, development, executive coaching and team building.
Prior to founding Leadership Solutions, Inc. in 1999, Dr. Booth was the Eastern Regional Practice Leader for the Human Capital Group of Watson Wyatt Worldwide. Dr. Booth held the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources for ADVANTA Corporation. Before joining ADVANTA, Dr. Booth spent twelve years with Hay Management Consultants. Positions at Hay included Vice President and General Manager and Partner.
Dr. Booth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park. She received her Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Booth is a member of the American Psychological Association has authored articles on the topic of leadership and executive development. Dr. Booth is a Board member at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia and former Board member of Kenexa, which was recently acquired by IBM. She has also been a guest lecturer at the National Black M.B. A. Association, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Pennsylvania State University and numerous other professional conferences. She continues to be a guest speaker on leadership at corporate conferences and meetings.