Deb Kosits, Executive Director

debkositsDeborah Leonard Kosits, President of Resonance Strategies, has more than 30 years’ experience creating significant organization change for businesses and individual leaders as a global business HR executive and consultant. Her consulting practice has focused on partnering with individuals and organizations to navigate change, transform and position themselves for growth.

She was the founding board president of the New Hampshire Master Chorale, was president of the Festival’s Friends Council in 2003-2004, and has consulted to a number of nonprofit organizations in the region. Raised in New York, Kosits’ passion for music was cultivated by her dad, an avid fan of the Saturday Texaco Met Opera broadcasts. She studied piano through college and sang in the high school chorus.

Working with world class companies, small businesses and nonprofits, client groups create practical change and individuals get “unstuck” as Deb works to understand the functional, structural, cultural and business stressors affecting them. Engagements include strategic planning, organization crisis interventions, coaching individuals adapting to new roles and teams to new managers; establishing and refining talent development processes, aligning employees to customers and partnering with leaders to create a highly motivated workforce.

Clients include Alliance Bernstein, NH Community Development Finance Authority, Citibank, Irving Oil, Bayer, Johnson and Johnson, Millipore, Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra, New Hampshire Music Festival, Maine Medical Health, Liz Claiborne and L’Oreal.Deb has lived and worked in Hong Kong, China, the Middle East and North America, and has served major clients in South Asia and Europe. She holds a BA in Asian Studies and an MA in Bilingual Education, Chinese and English, from Seton Hall University. Passionate about cooking, music and all things Chinese, Deb lives in New Hampshire with her husband, son and two golden retrievers.