• Transformational change
  • Executive coaching
  • Organization effectiveness
  • High stakes facilitation

Tina Rasmussen, Ph.D


Tina is a seasoned, trusted thought partner to leaders. She offers a unique perspective: three decades of coaching and consulting to executives across many industries and functions, combined with a lifelong dedication to unlocking human potential through mindful presence and emotional intelligence. Tina helps leaders deepen their own unique style, while fostering meaningful dialogue among individuals, teams and the larger organization to solve real problems. Her approaches have produced measurable results in both “human factors” and bottom line performance metrics.
Tina also has direct leadership experience, having been a member of the Executive Leadership Teams of two successful organizations (healthcare and consumer products), where she led teams of up to 50 people. She also co-founded her own non-profit which serves people in more than 40 countries globally.

Tina is the published author of three books— Organizational Integrity, The ASTD Trainer’s SourceBook, and Diversity Mosaic—and is a contributor to Action Coaching. Case studies of her work are described in four books on leadership and large scale change. Her work has been featured in the magazines Personal Transformation, Vision/Action, Business Ethics, and West. Dr. Rasmussen has guest lectured at Stanford University, JFK University, University of San Francisco, Saybrook, and UC Berkeley. She has presented at national events for The Conference Board, American Society of Training and Development, OD Network, Business for Social Responsibility, and the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.

Dr. Rasmussen earned her Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University.

  1. Tina is an authorized meditation teacher, and has been ordained as a Buddhist nun. Her deep meditative experience and spiritual practice span more than 30 years, and she has completed silent meditation retreats of up to 3 months in length.
  2. In addition to her coaching and consulting work, Tina teaches silent meditation retreats of up to 30 days in length in North America and Europe, and offers spiritual guidance to practitioners across the globe.