Ruth Reiner

Ruth Reiner

Associate Dean for Leadership Development for the Part-Time MBA Programs, Chicago Booth

Ruth Reiner heads the leadership development team that serves part-time MBA students at Chicago Booth. The team administers the required LEAD course for nearly 800 incoming Evening MBA, Weekend MBA, and Executive MBA students each year, as well as additional programming. Prior to joining Chicago Booth, Reiner held a number of roles in organization development, talent development, and change management at Motorola and bp.   

Reiner has more than 20 years experience assisting organizations, teams, and individuals to align their business models and human resource strategies with their business goals through strategic planning; leadership and team development; change management; and organizational capability development. 

Reiner has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in electrical engineering from Yale University. She loves learning and speaking foreign languages, cooking, and outdoor activities, such as hiking and skiing. She spends most of her spare time as a “fencing mom” for her teenage son.