Maryanne Wanca-Thibault, Ph.D.

Partner, Leadership Consulting

Maryanne has more than 30 years of experience as a Consultant and Advisor in the areas of leadership assessment, organizational development and executive coaching. As a Partner of DHR Leadership Consulting, she helps clients assess fit for executive, C-suite and board positions.

Maryanne Wanca-Thibault, Ph.D.

+1 303 629 0730


Maryanne has extensive experience in assessment, organizational analysis & development and leader development & succession. Her focus on the people-side of the organization comes from a deep interest in organizational behavior, communication and helping professionals maximize performance.

Prior to joining DHR, Maryanne spent more than 15 years as a professor at the University of Colorado and later went on to found and operate a successful full-time consulting practice for another 15 years. She has worked alongside key stakeholders in Fortune 500 companies, family businesses and nonprofits across a variety of industries to deliver customized learning solutions that align with organizations’ strategies to grow and leverage their talent. Some of her clients include Hyatt, Kohler, Case New Holland, Quad Graphics and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Maryanne earned her doctorate in organizational communication at the University of Colorado in Boulder and is a published communication scholar and practitioner. She is adjunct faculty in the Master of Business Administration and Master’s in Leadership Programs in the School of Business and Economics at Regis University.

Individual Consulting

Whether your organization is identifying future C-level and executive candidates, coaching high-potential talent or onboarding key new hires, our team of experienced professionals partner with you to design and deliver pragmatic solutions.
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Team Effectiveness

As organizations increasingly become lean, flat and global and offer highly complex products and services, performance shifts from individuals to teams. One person can't solve today’s business challenges. It requires teams that are dedicated to finding solutions. Research suggests, however, that more than 73% of organizations don't have a formal strategy for developing team effectiveness.
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Organizational Development

Whether your need is identifying future board candidates, planning future leadership transitions or redesigning the organization structure, our team of experienced professionals partner with you to develop and execute pragmatic solutions.
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