Susan A. Marcinelli
Dr. Susan Marcinelli is a consultant with the New York office of RHR International, and is currently managing a team working with Best Buy, a consumer electronics retailer (# 72 of the Fortune 500). Dr. Marcinelli has particular expertise in senior leadership development and enterprise-wide change in large organizations. At the Board level, she consults on issues associated with C level executive assessment and development, and CEO/senior executive succession planning. Her current involvement in international expansion of U.S. companies includes leadership and organizational development in Asia, Mexico and Turkey. She has also worked with CEOs and senior teams through all phases of merger and acquisition transactions. Dr. Marcinelli has been with RHR for 9 years, and brings management experience from previous corporate line and staff roles to her practice. Prior to joining RHR, she held management positions in marketing, operations and client relations within the telecommunications, banking and financial services industries. She received her bachelor degrees in Psychology and Communication from the University of Bridgeport, her MA in Counseling Psychology from Marist College and a PhD in Psychology from the New School for Social Research. Her research has been in the areas of leadership influence on creativity and innovation.