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Regenia Bailey consulting

A message from Regenia Bailey, principal and founder

When our organizations—our nonprofits, our businesses, and our government—are all working effectively, our communities thrive. Every organization is made up of individuals who bring their passion and skills to the table to help an organization succeed. But too often, these individuals don’t form cohesive teams with a shared understanding and a commitment to shared goals.

By carefully and objectively listening to everyone at the table, I can help groups of diverse individuals build the consensus that is essential for organizational growth and success. I use what’s being said—and what’s not being said—to help you develop something everyone can get behind.

Once everyone is headed in the same direction, success is straight ahead.

  • The mission of the Bailey Leadership Initiative is to enhance the leadership abilities of individuals and organizations. Our programs and methods include individual coaching, consulting, teaching, and writing.
  • The Bailey Leadership Initiative helps develop strong, innovative, and sustainable organizations that use their financial and human resources well to support their communities, create positive change, and provide necessary services.
  • Regenia Bailey grew up in Iowa City. She served two terms on the Iowa City City Council and one term as Mayor of Iowa City. She served two terms on the Vision Iowa board and was a founding board member of the Iowa City Downtown District.
    Bailey attended the University of Iowa, earning a BM and MA in music education and an MBA. In addition to her consulting and coaching work, she teaches business courses as an adjunct faculty member at Kirkwood Community College.