Team Member Profile

Meet one of our amazing coaches!

I am so proud of our mission to help managers create a workplace where people can thrive. When companies invest in their managers, they are providing the tools to create a positive culture. New managers need guidance on best practices, middle managers need support on connecting with their team and their vision and senior leaders need “thought partners”. With our great team of executive coaches and facilitators, we can provide this type of development and support.

Wendy Hanson

Chief Program Officer & Co-Founder

Wendy Hanson, Co-founder and CPO, leads the operations team at BetterManager. For more than 20 years, she has worked with companies of all sizes, coaching C-suite leaders and business teams across various industries. Her clients have included Google, Yelp, SurveyMonkey, DropBox, AOL, Mapquest and hundreds of start-ups.

In 1999, Wendy co-founded CorleyHansonAssociates, a WBENC-certified company that specialized in coaching, training and consulting to help businesses lead change. She is a co-author of a book for women entrepreneurs and has hosted numerous business podcasts in the areas of women’s leadership and business innovation. She has been CEO of a non-profit organization, and held many leadership positions in the human services and education fields.

Wendy was the Small Business Administration’s Women in Business Champion of the Year for the State of Rhode Island in 2009. Wendy has an M.Ed in Organization and Management from Antioch University Graduate School. Wendy received her coaching certification(PCC)  from the Coaches Training Institute in 1999.

She has volunteered with women’s groups in Guatemala through Leading Women and in the Philippines with Together We Can Change the World. She is a member of Toastmasters and the National Speakers Association. Wendy lives in Providence, RI.