Our Leadership


Ellen Feldman Ornato

Founding Partner, The Bolder Company

Ellen Ornato is an engaging, sharp facilitator with a warm, creative style. She brings deep content knowledge to every session she facilitates, to engage learners from start to finish.

In the years prior to launching The Bolder Company Ellen was the CEO of The Next Peace (www.thenextpeace.com). Ellen specialized in making such challenging topics as cultural diversity, conflict management and Unconscious Bias accessible to teams. She also holds certifications in multiple models of personality type and communication styles. Ellen holds an MA in Urban Planning and BA in Sociology/Spanish.  She is certified in MBTI, Unconscious Bias, and DISC.


Jenny Drescher

Founding Partner, The Bolder Company

Jenny Drescher is an invigorating speaker and coach with a bold, funny style. An accomplished performance Improviser and candid-yet-kind facilitator and coach, she draws out courage and playfulness in her audiences and students. She has 10+ years of coaching and training experience in workplaces, service agencies, and schools. Jenny’s corporate work background includes inside and outside sales, customer service and account management. She has been a certified coach since 2007.