Rena DeLevie


  • Coach
  • Consultant
  • Speaker
  • Workshop Facilitator

A post-9/11 epiphany led Rena DeLevie to create Compassionate Management, a mindfulness management leadership methodology that connects compassion and accountability to help leaders deliver the bottom line with integrity. An expert on empathetic leadership style, she combines over decades of experience with the Fortune 500, mindfulness/meditation, entrepreneurship to help eliminate the fear-based culture so prevalent in Corporate America.


Compassion is a powerful and effective business tool.

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Popular Talks

Compassionate Management
Compassion is a universal language that works across generation, ethnicity, gender, location, and language. So is Fear. Both deliver the goods. Which culture do you prefer? When we use Compassion as a business tool and balance it with mutual accountability, we become the leader everyone wants to work for and with.

Redefining Gender in the Workplace and Beyond
This session is not about liking or loving gender differentness; it’s about becoming aware of it, recognizing it, and respecting it in the workplace and beyond.

Cross-Generation Communication
Recognizing our assumptions and ego blocks enable us to hear what is being shared to ensure that we don’t limit our, or others’, ability to perform at the highest level.

Speaking, corporate management training, workshops, one-on-one and group coaching and presentations.

“As I was looking for a career coach to refine my executive speech, I heard about Rena through a professional networking group. I reached out and from our initial conversation she was exactly what I needed. Rena’s approach to executive/career coaching is Compassion. Accountability. and Authenticity. Over the course of a couple weeks, Rena helped me write my narrative and develop my style of interviewing and presenting to C-Suite executives. With Rena’s guidance I landed an amazing new opportunity, and I will continue to leverage her experience/services throughout my career.”
— Tatiana Holifield, VP, Content & Growth Marketing, SiriusXM

“I can say without a doubt that Rena is the person I have learned the most from in my career. Her management style combines care with thoughtful actions and support. She uplifts the people around her, while setting high standards and ensuring that everyone is working to achieve them. Under her leadership, our company was given a new life and began to blossom. She is an asset to any team she is a part of, not only for her energizing personality, but also her ability to negotiate, create long term strategies with actionable plans, and wide breadth of knowledge for both corporate and small business management.”
— Amber Simon, Manager, Technical Curriculum Development

"Rena's compassionate guidance, her intelligence, and her professionalism were key to our ability to retain and to help develop our line managers to become excellent professionals. Her work has clearly resulted in a rapid development of those managers, saving us a lot of money and effort of dealing with turn-over."
— GIORA FISHMAN, AgriPharma, Ltd.

Rena DeLevie is a speaker, executive coach, and consultant who brings 25 years with Fortune 500 companies as a Leadership Expert and Operational Efficiency geek. Rena works with senior executives and mid-career professionals who are eager to build trust with their team and colleagues, manage stress, and deliver the bottom line with integrity. She is a high energy coach who empowers clients to define their leadership style and evolve their expectations of leadership culture to be in alignment with their values.

An expert on empathetic leadership style and a 20-year practitioner of mindfulness/meditation, Rena is dedicated to using Compassionate Leadership, a management methodology she created that connects compassion and accountability, to help humans increase their connection within, and with others. Compassionate Leadership replaces the fear-based leadership so prevalent in corporate culture and enables us to treat one another humanely, which leads to accelerated and sustainable results.

Rena’s clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies across industries including pharma, banking, and retail specifically within the creative/marketing function within organizations. Rena draws upon her own experience leading Creative/Marketing Operations at JCrew and Kenneth Cole for a combined 15 years.

Rena has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. Her book, Compassionate Leadership, and her TEDxTalk, Compassionate Management — using compassion as a business tool, have been used in businesses around the globe as a model to radically change leadership culture and how we treat one another.

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