Dina is a Partner and Head of the West Coast Office at ghSMART, where she advises private equity investors and Fortune 500 companies on their most pressing leadership challenges, including talent assessment, top team effectiveness, and organizational change initiatives. Dina also leads ghSMART’s Technology practice. She is co-author on several articles featured in Harvard Business Review, including a cover article on “What sets successful CEOs apart.”
Prior to joining ghSMART, Dina was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she advised CEOs and senior executives on issues related to corporate strategy, organizational transformation, and sales & marketing effectiveness. In addition to client work, Dina co-led McKinsey’s Business Analyst program in Boston as part of the People Leadership Team, and was a key member of the Learning Team in New York, where she helped develop new curricula for incoming consultants. Dina also has experience working in healthcare with DaVita as part of their expansion in Asia.
Dina is a former fellow of the Forum for Growth and Innovation at Harvard Business School, where she worked with Professor Clayton Christensen studying disruptive innovation in healthcare and professional services. She is co-author of the article, “Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption,” published in Harvard Business Review, and has been cited by The Economist, The American Bar Association, and dozens of management journals and blogs.
Dina graduated with distinction from Harvard Business School, and from Harvard College magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with an A.B. in Chemistry. While at Harvard, she designed and led a career advising program for over 700 undergraduates. She currently lives with her husband and daughter in Santa Barbara.