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We Help Organizations Make Mission Critical Talent Decisions  

Featured Interview:
Harvard Business School Professor Amy Edmondson 

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Bench Strength's Founder, Jeffrey Cohn, discusses how to learn from intelligent failure with the country's number one thought leader.   

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Bench Strength Advisors Helps Companies Make Better Talent Decisions When the Stakes are High


Executive Assessment

We provide a comprehensive analysis of an executive's leadership potential and culture fit.


Succession Planning

We help corporate boards solve complex CEO succession challenges.


Leadership Potential

Our coaching helps rising stars reach their full leadership potential.


Top leaders - from the country's most admired organizations

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Meet The Team


Jeff was a former CEO succession expert at Spencer Stuart and a former Partner at Heidrick & Struggles and Elevate Partners. Earlier in life, Jeff spent several years as a case writer at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, and Yale. Jeff is a frequent contributor for HBR, WSJ, and CNBC.

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Srinivasa Rangan 

Srini is a distinguished professor at Babson University and received his Doctorate at Harvard Business School under Michael Porter. He is an award winning leadership development facilitator and has written over a hundred top case studies.


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Carrie Muchow

Carrie is an expert coach and leadership development expert. She received her Masters degree and PhD from Columbia University in applied psychology with a sub-specialty in neuropsychology, inclusion, and race based relations.


Meet Our Advisors

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Professor David Teeece

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Greg Greene

Greg was CHRO for Ryder System, a Fortune 500 company for over twenty years. He is now an executive coach and a trusted advisor to CEOs around the country. He lives in Miami, Florida.

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Mark Gabbay

Mark is a global expert in helping young analytical experts become well-rounded leaders.  Leadership development is a passion of Mark's.  Mark Gabbay is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Asia Pacific at Lasalle Investment Management. Mr. Gabbay holds a BA from the University of California Berkeley.  

David J. Teece is the Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business at the University of California’s Haas School of Business (Berkeley). He is also the director of the Center for Global Strategy and Governance and faculty director of the school’s Institute for Business Innovation. 


Our founder - Jeffrey Cohn - invites you to learn from one-on-one sessions with top leaders across the country - willing to be totally vulnerable, admit their imperfections, and share important lessons.

Seth Shaffer, CA

“Bench Strength provides excellent insight into the leadership potential of our rising star talent."

Perry Goldfarb, NY

"Jeff is an outstanding coach and a trusted advisor to our executive team members."

Lyle Katz, CO

“Before we make any hires, we have we ask Bench Strength to conduct a culture fit analysis.”
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