Gina LaRoche

Gina LaRoche

EDUCATION

MBA, Harvard Business School

SPECIALIZATION

Strategy/strategic thinking, marketing and networking

BIO

Professor LaRoche is an organizational leadership consultant, facilitator and executive coach. She is a co-founder of Seven Stones Leadership Group with Jennifer Cohen. She brings respect, clarity, truth and love to all of her work. Gina leverages 25 years of experience in delivering executive programs that have challenged leaders, teams and entrepreneurs to accelerate results using vision, strategy and accountability. Her current interest is working with leaders to develop mindfulness and presence for themselves and bringing these practices into organizations. She has spoken at Wisdom 2.0 Business and at the Mindful Leadership Summit and was nominated by Sharon Salzberg into the Community Dharma Leaders Program at Spirit Rock, an insight meditation center. She will graduate from the two-year program in April of 2017. She is also a writer and collage artist, and the co-author of The Seven Laws of Enough (Parallax Press -forthcoming) and author of Living in Sufficiency: A daily journey (2009) and Unstuck: Make the Shift (2011).

Gina is currently a visiting faculty member at Simmons School of Management where she teaches and coaches in its executive education programs. As a faculty member, Gina has worked with Merck, Pfizer, Verizon, EMC and the Boston Chamber of Commerce teaching mentoring, strategic networking and gender and leadership, while coaching participants on their 360 feedback. Gina has built a niche in working with Colleges and Universities. Her most recent work includes Berklee College, Housatonic Community College, UNLV Law School, Northeastern University and Yale University.

In 2001, Gina founded INSPIRITAS Corporation, a consulting and training firm advancing the practice of leadership, with her husband, Alan Price. Working with a broad range of industries, her clients included Credit Suisse, EMC, Miller Brewing, Harvard University, American Student Assistance and Stamford Hospital. Prior to INSPIRITAS, Gina acquired 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and training at high-tech and emerging growth companies. She served as director of marketing for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) where she managed product marketing for the e-Business group. She was also a product-marketing manager at Vicorp Interactive Systems. Gina started her career as a sales professional at IBM in Waltham, MA where she received numerous excellence awards.

Gina holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSBA from Georgetown University. When not at work she spends time with her New Haven sitting group, being with her neighbors and enjoying time with her spouse, two sons and dog.