Adena Philips

Facilitation and Training Associate

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Adena is an organizational consultant and executive coach based in New York.  She began her consulting career in the strategy and operations group at Deloitte Consulting. She has since worked with Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, and not-for-profits in the US and internationally, providing consulting, coaching, and workshop facilitation in areas including change management, leadership, strategic visioning, and company culture.
Adena’s clients include Pfizer Inc., PNC Bank, Heinz, and the US Department of Justice. Adena has worked with several Jewish non-profits as a change management consultant, including UJA Federation, the Council of Young Jewish Presidents, and the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation. She has worked with more than 20 synagogues and serves as an executive coach for Rabbis participating in UJA’s Rabbinic Visionary Leaders Fellowship.  Adena is the current co-chair of ACCESS Global, American Jewish Committee’s Young Leadership. Adena has been involved at AJC since 2006 and is a member of AJC’s Board of Governors. She has served on the advisory committee for the Jewish Religious Equality Coalition since its inception in 2013. Adena graduated summa cum laude from York University with a BA in Philosophy and Communications and holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business with specializations in Strategy, Leadership and Change Management, and Global Business.


Resetting the Table’s team also includes a roster of 30+ intensively trained facilitators who support small and large group discussions across the country.

Programs and Services

Common programs we bring to campuses and communities.

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Facilitation Training

Building a field of skilled practitioners.

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Convener Training

Teaching leaders to build a culture of dialogue and deliberation for their constituents.

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Resetting the American Table

Bridging American divides.

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