Vantage Leadership Consulting promotes Eileen Linnabery to partner

05 October 2023 3 min. read
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Vantage Leadership Consulting has promoted Eileen Linnabery, PhD, to partner.

Based in the firm’s Chicago headquarters, Linnabery has been at Vantage since 2014. In her new role as partner, Linnabery will focus on strategy, operations, and building the Vantage brand. She will also continue to work with clients and develop new products and services.

Linnabery joined the firm as a consultant and most recently served as leader of the “new products for client success” practice. She has deep expertise in using evidence-based practices to help clients activate leadership talent and achieve strategic goals. Linnabery has supported companies in a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, retail, manufacturing, and packaging.

Prior to her tenure with Vantage, Linnabery was an independent assessment associate at YSC Consulting, a CEO advisory and leadership consultancy that was acquired by Accenture last year.Vantage Leadership Consulting promotes Eileen Linnabery to partnerShe has a doctorate in industrial/organizational psychology from DePaul University, a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from The University of West Florida, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tulane University.

“Eileen has an exceptional level of expertise that allows her to build strong, lasting relationships with our clients and understanding their needs,” said Keith Goudy, managing partner. “Eileen’s ability to build that trust has been instrumental in our company’s success and we are honored to welcome her into the partnership group as we look toward the future of Vantage Leadership Consulting.”

Vantage also announced the promotion of partners Jacqueline Ackerman, PhD, David Sowinski, PhD, and Beau River, PsyD, to senior partner.

“Vantage continues to have an unwavering commitment to excellence in serving our clients,” Goudy added. “We are excited to grow our partner and leadership teams in order to innovate and adapt with organizations in an ever-evolving business landscape.”

Vantage earlier this year hired Bonnie Taylor, EdD, as a consultant and Lees Parkin as chief of staff. The firm also promoted Kathrina Dubnicek to chief administrative officer and Stephanie Clay to director of HR, learning & development.

Vantage last year hired Danielle Klene and Lacey Savage as consultants.

Vantage is headquartered in Chicago and provides advisory services in selection and development assessments, executive coaching, leadership competency models, successional planning, high-performance teams, and culture audits, among other offerings. The firm has 33 employees, according to its website.