Ana Dutra, CEO of the Executive’s Club of Chicago and author of Lessons in LeadershiT, Detoxing the Workplace, published in September of 2016.

Kristen Prinz & Ana Dutra

Prior to her role as CEO of the Executives Club, Ana was CEO of Mandala Global Advisors and from 2008 through 2013 she served as head of leadership and talent consulting at executive search firm Korn/Ferry International. Ana created a $350+ MM new global business through a combination of organic growth, 7 global acquisitions, innovative go-to-market approaches and incorporation of technology and digitalization of products and services. In addition to her corporate and civic leadership roles, Ana is a Director in the Boards of the CME Group (CME-NASDAQ), a fin-tech global futures exchange; Greeley and Hansen, a global engineering and manufacturing company and is a senior advisor for technology firms. She is also a Director in The Committee of 200, International Women Forum, Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago, Blessings-in-a-Backpack and Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL), a top school turnaround organization in the country. Ana is a member of NACD, Women Corporate Directors, Latino Corporate Directors Association, The Commercial Club and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler“:

  1. Lessons in Leadership –
  2. Detaoxing the Workplace –
  3.  How to spot—and survive—bad bosses

The Tales from Around the Water Cooler Podcast was inspired by both experience working with employees/employers in a professional capacity as a business law firm as well as our personal experience as entrepreneurs hiring/firing employees.  This podcast was designed to be both educational and entertaining.  Please leave us feedback or ask questions if you have a employer/employee horror story you would like to share!

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