Party of 3
Aesop Partners LLC is delighted to announce a new addition to the team. Heather Bolen, Ph.D. has been appointed to the role of Principal. In this role, she will provide consulting abilities across all products and services including organizational assessments, executive assessments, and executive coaching. Additionally, she is charged with enhancing our offerings through quantitative analytics and insights. Since its inception, Aesop has focused on developing long-standing business relationships. As clients’ businesses and interests have grown and diversified, they have increased services to meet expanding needs.
“I look forward to participating in the expansion of the company’s presence and being part of this dynamic organization as we continue to serve clients in a highly-unique and specialized way,” said Bolen. “The firm’s focus on bringing quantitative methodologies to the field of managing and acquiring human capital aligns perfectly with my background and passions.”
Craig della Penna, founder and Managing Partner at Aesop, sees Bolen’s expertise as a valuable asset in moving the company forward. “We are extremely pleased to have such a talented professional as part of our team at Aesop. Heather’s knowledge and insights at the senior leadership level is exceptional,” he offered.
Serving in similar roles with three leading consulting firms where she conducted research into the key discernible drivers of individual talent and boosted performance at Fortune 500 companies through talent selection, leadership development, and employee engagement. Additionally, she offers a proven track record in providing private equity firms insight into the talent implications of their investment decisions.
Bolen earned her Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Old Dominion University and B.A. from Michigan State University with honors in Psychology. She currently lives in Detroit with her husband, Nick, and their two children.