Meet the Team

Finding Your Essential Leadership Self

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Reservoir’s advisory, teaching and consulting fellows are thought leaders who bring an unprecedented depth and diversity of experience.

Our trusted advisors provide executive coaching for deeper, more rewarding leadership lives. We provide consulting on strategic, governance and cultural issues. And we facilitate disruptive innovation, helping organizations generate their own, highly resonant vision of the future in which they can play a powerful role.

Working with Reservoir is like having a personal management faculty at your disposal.

Our advisors are former CEOs of global organizations. They have backgrounds teaching at leading business schools. They have led CEO programs for the world’s most admired consulting companies. They provide expertise in everything from crisis management to the neuroscience of leadership.

The men and women of Reservoir bring diverse experience to focus on your organizational and leadership challenges.

Dain Dunston

Dain Dunston has spent 30 years as an advisor and coach to leaders, helping them frame the foundation of their personal and professional journeys. He is the co-author of Nanovation: How a Little Car Can Teach the World to Think Big and Act Bold author of two novels, The Downside of Up: A Comic Novel of Outrageous Fortune and The Straight Dope: A Novel of Sex, Death and Rock & Roll. He is a frequent speaker on leadership, culture and coaching topics.

Inna Ulanova

Inna Ulanova has spent the past 10 years consulting C-level suite executives, startup teams and Fortune 500 global corporations on marketing strategy, strategic campaign development and communications. With a background in consumer psychology and a passion for neuromarketing, Inna provides invaluable insight and research into human motivations, preferences, and decisions. Inna earned an MBA with High Honors from UCA Rochester in the UK after earning a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in Psychology at Fordham University in New York. She is fluent in Russian.

Eric McNulty

Eric McNulty is a Harvard-affiliated writer, speaker, and educator with a passion for purpose-driven leadership. Eric teaches executive education and graduate level courses at Harvard and M.I.T. He is Director of Research and Professional Programs at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, a joint program of the Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Kennedy School of Government. He is the author of You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When it Matters MostThree Critical Shifts in Thinking for the Evolving Leader and Your Critical First 10 Days as a Leader, and a contributing editor at strategy + business.

Liennette Chung

Liennette Chung started her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Los Angeles and was later transferred to the PwC office in Hong Kong to lead their investments and finance division. She moved to Credit Suisse and, during the Asian Financial Crisis, left the firm to establish Renaissance International Investments in Jakarta, with two private equity funds. In late 2012 Liennette formed Chung & Associates Inc., a Los Angeles consulting firm dedicated to assisting clients in building quality organizations. She is a California CPA.

Melinda Buckley

Melinda Buckley is a creative director, writer and executive speaker coach with a theatrical arts background. Her extensive stage, film and storytelling experience informs everything she does. Whether it’s a brand or an individual, live or virtual; she works organically to discover the core elements of a clients’ message and then helps them deliver it through compelling creative content and presentations that make a positive difference. From staging a Superbowl CBS promo to developing creative concepts for global events to coaching executives for Broadcast media, she has a wide range of skills and a collaborative spirit to help individuals as well as teams shine.

Sille Østergaard

Sille Østergaard has broad HR experience from corporate and external consulting positions, along with a background in psychology and communication. She has extensive international experience in Europe and the Middle East, and now lives in Manhattan where she coaches executive clients. She is motivated by holistic leadership and cross functional collaboration. She’s passionate about vision-based transformation and change, striving for conscious living and a balanced approach.

Mark Lipton

Mark Lipton has engaged in leadership development for forty years as a researcher, C-Suite coach, and graduate professor of management at The New School in New York. He is head of thought leadership for Deloitte’s CEO program and facilitator of their CEO and C-Suite transition laboratories. He’s the author of Guiding Growth: How Vision Keeps Companies on Course and Mean Men: The Perversion of America’s Self-Made Men. He’s also a frequent contributor to the business press.

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