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Punita Gandhi, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Punita Gandhi has consulted with many organizations in various areas of expertise including comprehensive assessments for leadership development, selection and succession planning, executive coaching, team effectiveness, and designing innovative and customized programs for training and development. She is skilled in promoting emotional intelligence, interpersonal and group dynamics, and diversity/cultural integration in organizations.

Prior to collaborating with Leadership Alliance, Punita developed a comprehensive and unique approach called Wisdom-Based Leadership to inspire executives, management, and organizations to strive towards progress and exemplary transformation. Her approach combines keen business strategy with creating a deep level of awareness that brings about lasting changes.  One of her core strengths lies in integrating people issues with business strategy, and skillfully utilizing her expertise as a psychologist to create successful leadership and business development outcomes. She has consulted with industry leaders to identify factors and underlying patterns that affect employee engagement, morale, and performance, and recommend effective strategies that align company goals with operational excellence. Her past clients have come from multiple global industries including manufacturing, finance, education, and information technology.

Before consulting as a corporate psychologist, Punita worked as Adjunct Faculty at IU and IUPUI, and a psychologist in university counseling centers such as Duke University. She has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana University with a specialization in Business/Consulting from IU’s Kelley School of Business, and expertise in Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of North Carolina, and a recipient of awards for excellence in her field.



About David Weller

As a Principal at Leadership Alliance, David has been helping organizations in a wide array of industries with the selection and development of high-caliber employees for over 20 years.
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