Dennis Reina, PhD - together with his life and business partner Michelle Reina, PhD - is Co-Founder of Reina, A Trust Building® Consultancy, a global firm specializing in transforming workplaces through trust. Considered a pioneer in his field, Dennis's focus for 25 years has been researching trust and developing tools to assess and measurably strengthen trust in workplace relationships. Leaders, teams, and organizations such as American Express, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Lincoln Financial Group, and Walt Disney World leverage Reina’s comprehensive trust building system - which includes consulting, speaking, and coaching - not only to build trust, but also to rebuild trust and work productively again. Dennis is co-author of two business bestselling books, Trust & Betrayal in the Workplace, 3rd ed. (Berret Koehler, 1999, 2006, 2015) and Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace (Berret-Koehler, 2010). Reina's books are the definitive guides for building and sustaining highly effective relationships that produce results.

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    Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace

    How do you create a workplace that runs on sustainable trusting relationships?

    Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace

    Are you looking for a way to rebuild trust within your company?

    You know healthy relationships are the lifeblood of your organization. You also know the healthiest relationships – and the highest performingleaders and teams – are built on a strong foundation of trust.

    Reina offers trust building tailored to serve your needs.

    Our Trust Building® system blends consulting services, statistically reliable and valid assessment diagnostic tools, action learning workshopsspeakingcoaching, and – in appropriate cases – qualification.

    For more than two decades, we’ve supported leaders just like you with customized solutions to create environments that are high trust and high performing.

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    Partner with Reina. You'll be in excellent company.

    You'll join hundreds of thousands of people in over 200 organizations worldwide who've benefitted from Trust Building.

    3M
    Aetna
    Allstate
    American Association of Critical Care Nurses
    American Express
    American Home Products
    American Soc. for Training and Dev. (ASTD)
    AstraZeneca
    Atlanta General Hospital
    Bell Canada
    Ben & Jerry’s
    BF Goodrich Aerospace
    BHP Billiton South Africa and Australia
    Biosense Webster
    Boeing
    Capital Health Care Nova Scotia
    Case Western University
    Center for Creative Leadership
    Chittenden Bank
    Champlain Investment Partners
    Children’s Healthcare System of Wisconsin
    Ciirrus UK
    City of Tallahassee
    Continuous Learning Group
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Defense Commissary Agency
    Eastman Kodak
    EHV Weidman
    Federal Aviation Administration
    First Midwest Bank
    Fletcher-Allen Health Care
    Freely Creative
    GE Capital
    Geneva College
    Girl Scouts USA
    Harvard University
    Hewlett-Packard
    IBM
    Institut de la confiance dans les organisations
    Institute for Management Studies (IMS)
    Int'l. Coaching Federation (ICF)
    Int'l. Soc. for Performance Improvement (ISPI)

    Investment Partners

    Johns Hopkins Medical Center
    Johnson & Johnson
    The Kendal Corporation
    Kimberly-Clark
    Kolmar Laboratories Inc.
    Lincoln Financial Group
    Lincoln Financial Group Protection
    Manco, Inc.
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Microsoft
    Middlebury College
    MillerCoors
    Mt. Ascutney Hospital
    Natl. Assoc. of Church Business Admins.
    National Financial Partners
    National Pest Management Association
    Neutrogena
    New England Human Resources Association
    New England School of Communication
    Nokia
    Nokia Siemens Networks
    Northern Trust
    Norwich University
    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
    OGE Energy Corporation
    Organization Development Network
    Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical
    Owens Corning
    PC Construction
    Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp.
    PestMaster Services
    Presbyterian and Methodist Children’s Homes
    Progressive Insurance
    Purchasing Association of Canada
    Purdue University
    Qantas
    Redgrave Daley Ragan & Wagner LLP
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    Saint John’s Health Care Corporation
    Samaritan Counseling Center
    Sandia National Labs
    Santa Fe Community College
    Schaller Anderson, Inc.
    Schneider Electric
    SSM Healthcare
    Standard Life of Canada
    Starbucks
    State of Vermont
    TECO Energy, Inc.
    Texas Instruments
    Toyota
    Treasury Executive Institute
    Tuggle Duggins
    Turner Broadcasting
    University of South Africa (UNISA)
    University of Missouri
    University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler
    University of North Texas
    University of Tampa
    University of Texas Houston
    University of Vermont
    University of Wisconsin
    US Army Chaplaincy
    US Army Corps of Engineers
    US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    US Department of Education
    US Department of Homeland Security
    US Department of the Interior
    US Office of Personnel Management
    US Treasury Department
    Voya Financial
    Veterans Affairs
    Walt Disney World
    Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
    Wyeth Ayerst
    Wyeth Nutritionals
    Yale University

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    Fees for services are available upton request.

    Results of Our Work Include...

    • $30 million faltering strategic initiative that was over budget and behind schedule put back on budget and on schedule
    • 18% increase in employee engagement scores (in 9 months)
    • Manufacturer moved from lowest to highest producer out of 12 plants nationwide (in 18 months)

    "Through engaging in the Reina's Trust Building systems, we’re now dealing with the core of our issues and finding real solutions, together. There’s no more lowering of the eyes, no more hesitancy, no more whispering in the hallways. It’s been a profound shift, at all levels.” 
    ~ Belinda Needham-Shropshire, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center

    "The Reina trust principles have had an invaluable influence on how members of our team talk to and treat one another. Through their work, the Reinas gave us a path to becoming better individuals and teammates.” 
    ~ David J. Whaley, Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, Norwich University

    "The Reina Seven Steps for Healing® Model has been an extremely effective tool to use when coaching senior executives on how to rebuild trust in their organizations. Senior leaders easily grasp the concepts and can translate them into actionable steps to transform relationships and drive business results.” 
    ~ Leslie Yerkes, President, Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc., Adjunct Faculty Member, Case Western Reserve University

    "Dennis and Michelle Reina, through their research, have defined trust in concrete, behavioral terms. Their trust frameworks have helped me to address issues of trust with confidence and help others to learn how to build and repair trust within their relationships and organizations.” 
    ~ Marcia R. Applegate, HR Business Partner, Intuit

    "This is the most meaningful organizational workshop that I have ever attended. The Reinas are masters at creating an environment that is safe and fun, yet challenges participants to examine intricately and deeply what is perhaps the most critical element in all human relationships – trust.” 
    ~ Jesse Mendoza, PhD

    "Dennis and Michelle Reina, through their research, have defined trust in concrete, behavioral terms. Their trust frameworks have helped me to address issues of trust with confidence and help others to learn how to build and repair trust within their relationships and organizations.” 
    ~ Marcia R. Applegate, HR Business Partner, Intuit

    "If you haven't heard these speakers, you haven't lived.” 
    ~ Jean Melton, Owner, Pest Control

    "The Reinas presented tools as learning guides to building trust, both in business and professional life. Very motivational speakers. One of the best seminars that I have attended in my career.” 
    ~ Patricia A. Bond, Siemens Auto

    "Excellent speakers with extremely valuable information.” 
    ~ Niki Bratcher-Bowman, Department of Health & Human Services

    "Dennis was very inspiring.” 
    ~ Yvette Watson, HR Specialist, Department of Justice

    "Excellent material, excellent presentation, and super speakers.” 
    ~ Hal Henderson, Aquila Networks Canada

    "Dennis, your presentation was extremely well received by the senior managers and executives in attendance. Your insightful treatment of this vital topic will benefit all who participated for years to come.” 
    ~ Mark Antonucci, New York Regional Chairman, Institute for Management Studies

    "Excellent speakers with extremely valuable information. Michelle and Dennis are passionate about this subject and they share their own experiences to deal with day-to-day challenges to one-on-one encounters.” 
    ~ Nadine Shah, Senior Buyer, Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee

    "Michelle, you are the only faculty I have ever had who managed to touch people so deeply with your personal stories that they teared up.” 
    ~ Bob Webster, Houston Regional Chairman, Institute for Management Studies

    "The speakers were great. The trust issues that come up day-to-day are really important to address.” 
    ~ Randy Dewline, Aquila Networks Canada

    "I recommend Dennis unequivocally for any company, conference, college or community group who wants an inspirational speaker who also shows you how to apply your learning after he leaves the room.” 
    ~ Alexia Vernon, Communication and Leadership Author, Speaker, Coach, Trainer, and Media Personality

    "Excellent speakers; very well delivered and organized.” 
    ~ Sylvia Janssen, Director of Purchasing, Canadian Cable Systems Alliance

    "They are dynamic and work wonderfully together. Michelle and Dennis are down-to-earth 'real' people who care about and listen to their audience.” 
    ~ Brenda Chapman, National Purchasing Manager, J.M. Schneider, Inc.

    "Excellent speakers and content that really makes you reflect both professionally and personally.” 
    ~ Fern Manser, Manager, Corporate Purchasing, Nissan Canada

    "I am ever so grateful for your encouragement and insights that helped me to speak what needed to be said.” 
    ~ Marilyn Wolovick, Executive Director, Many Rivers Counseling and Support Services, White Horse, Yukon, Canada

    "Thanks to your coaching, we received a 5 year accreditation with no conditions! Thank you!” 
    ~ Thom Johnston, President, New England School of Communications

    "When our coaches utilize Reina trust assessments, they're able to help leaders get at core issues and develop a deeper understanding of themselves. These assessment tools are for people who want a systemic - rather than a band aid - approach to developing high functioning leaders and teams."
    ~ Barbara Fly Dierks, Coaching Talent Manager, Center for Creative Leadership

    "Your Trust Building model has been a key element of my coaching work with business owners, senior leaders, and teams since 2000. Yours was the first - and, to my knowledge, is still the only - model to provide a map for healing from trust breakdowns. My clients are so relieved to have a reliable pathway to reverse the downward spiral of relationships. This gets to the core of resilient and resonant leadership in our times."
    ~ Beata Lewis, JD, MSC, Executive Coach and Change Consultant, Bridging Lives

     

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