Organization Development and Leadership

Felice J. Tilin, Ph.D.

Program Director 
Organization Development and Leadership
Phone: 610-660-1575


Dr. Tilin is the Director of Graduate Programs in Organization Development and Leadership at Saint Joseph’s University. She is president of GroupWorks Consulting. She works as an educator, Change North America consultant, as well as a facilitator and executive coach with multinational private, public and non-profit organizations in the US, Europe, Africa and North America.

Dr. Tilin’s approach combines her research background with 25 years of experience working as a coach, consultant and trainer. At the heart of her work is the fundamental belief that an organization’s most important capital asset is the collective hope, passion, and brainpower of its work force. Felice has been instrumental in the design and facilitation of Resonant Leadership for Results, an experiential leadership transformation program that is grounded in emotional intelligence. She created and is the Director of The Coach Capacity Building, an ICF ACTP accredited coach-training program.

Prior to her current positions she spent 8 years as the Managing Director and Senior Consultant at Teleos Leadership Institute where she is still an associate. She also held positions as the Director of Leadership Development at the University of Pennsylvania and a Director of Training and Organizational Development at the Cigna Corporation. Felice has taught graduate level courses at The University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Temple University and Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Tilin holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Development and a M.Ed. in Psycho Educational Process from Temple University. She received her Bachelors of Arts in English and Secondary Education from the State University of New York at Oswego. Her research is in the area of group development and its relationship to productivity, organization culture integration and emotional intelligence. Her most recent publication is “Coaching from the Inside” in the Coaching Psychology Review.