Vandana Ram Allman
Great leadership results from a confluence of focus in talent, experience and development. With over 20 years of global experience, Vandana Ram Allman has worked with individual leaders and teams that span the United States, Europe and Asia. Her dedicated mission is to help educate and advise leaders to make better decisions for the benefit of their organizations. Every generation has its challenges yet the common denominator is that great leaders want to make a positive and lasting contribution. As an advisor and executive coach, Vandana has helped leadership teams achieve clarity about their organization’s mission, values and impact on one another and the constituencies they serve. Vandana’s work with leaders is both transformative and stabilizing.
Vandana spent a decade with The Gallup Organization as the Global Practice Group Leader and Senior Strategic Consultant for Leadership and Talent Development where she led the advancement of psychometric tools and implementation within complex global organizations. She has helped transform leadership teams in industries such as government, healthcare, intelligence, legal as well as companies who are providers to The United States Department of Defense.
Vandana serves as an advisor to a firm of 1000 lawyers addressing critical succession and executive development needs. There, she also led the effort to identify and advance the next generation of leadership talent throughout the organization’s widespread office structure and market coverage. Analyzing complex internal and external metrics, she identified and developed seemingly disparate pockets of excellence to accelerate the firm’s leadership capabilities, helping launch the firm’s new strategic plan with reinvigorated and intentional leadership.
She is a frequent speaker before professional groups on topics such leadership visioning, leadership and organizational transformation, high performing teams, strengths-based leadership, engaging the workforce, and leading across differences.
Vandana holds a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University. She holds coaching Certifications in Gallup’s CliftonStrengths and The Leadership Circle 360-degree profile. Vandana holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development from Xavier University and a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from Xavier University.