We help leaders see clearly through challenges. 

At Makena Leadership we challenge, inspire and support leaders to amplify their impact for themselves, their teams, their organizations, and the world.

Known for a whole-person approach, we help clients develop deep understanding and agility for themselves and their colleagues.  Leaders, executive teams, and entrepreneurs alike discover new behaviors, skills and techniques that support their ability to lead, build resilience and collaborate more effectively.

Dolores Bernardo, Managing Partner

Dolores is the founder and Managing Partner of Makena Leadership.  She is an expert at supporting clients through rapid organizational growth and change. A sought after executive coach, strategy consultant and facilitator, her experience at working with many of the world’s most innovative, high performing companies has cemented her reputation as a go-to professional helping executives lead in rapidly growing, complex situations that require innovative thinking, rapid execution and compassion. Her clients describe her as “absolutely fantastic.  Genuine, and very friendly with a great breadth and depth of experience.“  

Details about Dolores’ career can be found here:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/dolores-bernardo-0317502/

A sought-after speaker, Dolores frequently speaks and writes on coaching and leadership topics. Dolores has written for Harvard Business Review and has spoken at the World Business Executive Coaching Summit and The Conference Board. She serves on an advisory board at California Polytechnic State University.