Meet The Team
Adam Bandelli, Ph.D.

Adam C. Bandelli, Ph.D.

Dr. Adam C. Bandelli is Managing Director of Bandelli & Associates. He helps boards, CEOs, and senior executives transform their individual, team and organizational effectiveness, especially during times of transition and change. High potential leaders benefit from his expertise as he guides them towards roles of increasing responsibilities, helps them integrate successfully into new roles, and monitors their advancement through the succession pipeline. His knowledge of senior team dynamics transforms groups of leaders with individual objectives into cohesive and aligned teams focused on shared goals.

Dr. Bandelli has worked with executives around the world in organizations ranging from small start-up firms through global Fortune 100 companies. Sectors he has served include financial services, consumer products, manufacturing, healthcare/medical devices, retail, energy, pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, and high tech.

Dr. Bandelli received his Ph.D. and master’s degrees from the University of South Florida in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and a bachelor’s degree concentrating in Psychology and Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has twice served as the Co-Chairman of the APA D13 Mid-Winter Conference. Acknowledged as an expert on leadership development, high potentials, and organizational culture, he is a frequent speaker at business and professional meetings including the Society of Consulting Psychology and the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Dr. Bandelli recently served as Treasurer, and President-Elect for the Society of Consulting Psychology. He was also a member of their Board.

Lyne Desormeaux, Psy.D., PCC

Lyne Desormeaux, Psy.D., PCC

Dr. Lyne Desormeaux is a consulting psychologist and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (PCC) bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to her coaching and advisory relationships. Her diverse experience in the areas of behavior, assessment, organizational psychology, business strategy, and leadership team development provides alternative perspectives for business-based objectives and behavioral change strategies. Lyne has successfully worked with C-level executives and their teams to clarify business strategy, design infrastructure, and identify leadership behaviors to support the chosen strategy. She has been involved in succession planning and developed senior teams to help executives gain insight, growth and improve interpersonal communication skills. She is skilled at addressing process challenges that stand in the way of effectiveness.

Lyne enjoys working with high-performing, successful executives who really take on their mastery as leaders. She focuses on building and co-creating relationships with her clients and has seen significant results from her work sessions. Lyne is known for her tenacity, focus, and ability to help leaders understand both underlying issues and key strengths in order to create significant behavioral change. The coaching engagements are usually both exciting and effective. She has worked with executives from companies such as Academy Securities, Aetna, Cisco, Liberty Mutual, Lincoln Financial, Microsoft, National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, SIAC and Webster Bank. Her Fortune 500 experience has included industries such as advertising, healthcare, technology, insurance, financial services and government.

Lyne obtained her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. She also has a Masters Degree from Harvard University and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Ottawa. Lyne is accredited by The Coaches Training Institute and is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology and the Consulting Psychology Division of the APA. She is Past President of the Society of Consulting Psychology and the Chair of the Society’s Fund. She is also fluent in French, her native language.

Elina Gelfenshteyn, M.A.

Elina Gelfenshteyn, M.A.

Elina Gelfenshteyn is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist with a proven track record of HR Leadership, Strategic HR Business Partnering and Organizational Development roles in Fortune 500 companies. Elina has diversified experience partnering with executives and leadership teams in complex matrix organizations across various industries including Consumer Packaged Goods, Pharmaceutical/Consumer Healthcare, Consulting, and Industrial Chemicals. Elina has expertise in the areas of Talent Strategy, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Succession Planning, Talent Management, Organizational Development, and Change Management.

Elina is known for her ability to successfully partner with senior executives to lead complex organizations through major transformations with a laser sharp focus on attracting, developing and retaining top talent and enabling organizational effectiveness. Elina enjoys working with leadership teams on building their vision and strategy, enabling successful new leader assimilation, developing and retaining high potential talent and building robust succession plans. She is passionate about developing leaders and advising them on how to navigate complex change, building resilience and making organizational impact.

Elina obtained a Masters in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She completed a Harvard Micro-Certification Program on Developing Talent Through Feedback and Coaching. Elina is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists (SIOP), and HR and Talent Management Executive Network and the Organizational Development Network