Gina 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 most recent clients include Nike, Warner Brothers, Draper Labs and Cirque du Soleil. 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 conference and at the Mindful Leadership Summit. She is a 2017 graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leaders Program, a two-year intensive training in the Insight Meditation tradition. She is also a member of the board at Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, MA. Gina is a writer and collage artist, and author of Living in Sufficiency: A Daily Journey (2009), Unstuck: Make the Shift (2011) and the co-author of The Seven Laws of Enough (Parallax Press –June 2018). The Seven Laws of Enough was named on of “4 Life-Lifting Books for 2019 and Beyond” by Black Enterprise. Gina has been interviewed by numerous NPR affiliates and media outlets throughout the country where she has discussed her book and how all readers can apply the principles of Sustainable Abundance to their lives.
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.
Prior to Seven Stones Leadership, 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. She currently lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband and sons.