Tina is a behavioral scientist bringing over 25 years of experience in organizational development and executive coaching to her role as trusted advisor to senior executives and their teams.
Seeing the potential in people and the situations in which they find themselves, Tina has a knack and a passion for bringing out the best in individuals and organizations. Whether she is coaching an executive, aligning a leadership team or designing a large group experience, she uniquely blends strategic insights, an understanding of organizational dynamics and a focus on performance. Tina’s practical and personal approach draws people to tell her what they really think and enables her to devise effective solutions while delivering direct and clear messages to her clients.
Tina’s career journey has taken her from serving as a professor of industrial relations at McGill University in Montreal and operating as the senior manager heading the federal program evaluation practice at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Canada, to her current role as founding Principal of Centauric, headquartered in Southern California and serving clients globally. Along the way, Tina has worked with leaders in a range of businesses including Deloitte, Dimensional Fund Advisors, CBRE, Chubb Insurance, HP, and TD Bank.
Tina is passionate about giving back to the community. As leader of a women’s foundation, she oversaw the curation and funding of programs aimed at developing teenage girls’ self esteem and leadership skills. For the Patton Foundation, Tina designed and facilitated innovative inter-generational leadership dialogues, providing an opportunity for leaders of all ages to learn from each other. Currently, she is on the Board of Advisors for the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering and the Kroc School for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego.
Tina earned her doctorate in Organizational Sociology and went on to complete post-graduate certifications in International Organization Systems Development and Coaching.
Along with her full professional and volunteer agenda, Tina maintains a spiritual practice, enjoys long walks on the beach, and time with her family.