Barbara Riley, MS, EdD

Barbara Riley brings extensive expertise in leadership development, executive coaching, diversity and inclusion, organizational development, and culture change.

Barbara conveys a wisdom that grounds her coaching and consulting in both personal transformation and organization success.

Barbara has over 25 years of executive coaching and consulting experience with Fortune 500 companies including Corning Inc., Shell Oil Company, SC Johnson Wax, Ford Motor Company, Wachovia Bank, and many nonprofit and educational organizations. She also co-authored the book Are You Ready For Outrageous Success (, 2008).

Barbara completed her doctorate at Boston University, her MS at Smith College and received her BA in psychology from Hofstra University.  Her certifications include Parallel Thinking™, The Wellness Inventory, and The Leadership Circle 360™Profile. She is a past faculty member of Boston University and current adjunct faculty member in the Queens College Masters of Executive Coaching Program.