Debra Casalino

Debra Casalino, MA, MS, CLC, PCC Program: Certificate in Leadership Coaching Debra Casalino works in partnership with executives and organizational leaders who are in positions that challenge their current leadership capacity and abilities, and/or management skill.  Her clients are dedicated to their own learning, growth, and self-development.  Debra is passionate about coaching as a way to “pay it forward” – to enhance the human experience, one individual at a time.


She is committed to creating a safe environment for leaders to evaluate and shed ineffective behaviors and habits of thought, as well as try out new ways of seeing and being that support the results they desire. She is described by her clients as thought provoking, intuitive, insightful, and direct, while at the same time patient, encouraging, and light-hearted. Her experience includes nearly two decades of work in the financial services industry where she held a variety of meaningful positions and achieved success as a management consultant, line manager, senior human resources manager and organizational development consultant. In these varied roles, Debra partnered with corporate leaders to develop and implement organizational change initiatives to transform business strategy into financial results. As a result of her diverse business experience, Debra brings a broad and comprehensive perspective to her coaching clients. Debra is a graduate of the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Program. She earned a M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and a M.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Additionally, she is certified as a Mentor Coach by InviteChange. As a life-long learner and one who is dedicated to her own personal growth and self-actualization, Debra has been a student of adult development since 2008 when she began studying and working directly with leaders in the field.  In 2013 she completed an extensive course of study with Susanne Cook-Greuter and Barbara Braham to become certified to score the MAP assessment. Debra can be reached at dmc45@georgetown.edu.