Loren Margolis

Member Since 2021

Loren Margolis

Founder & CEO

TLS Leaders

New York City Area

Executive coach, leadership faculty at the State University Of New York, and Founder of TLS Leaders, Loren specializes in developing leaders in global organizations. She teaches executive presence, presentation skills and career strategy as Adjunct Faculty for S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook's Executive Education. She is a tenured physician leadership coach at Einstein College Of Medicine and long-standing leadership coach for women lawyers at global law firm, Baker McKenzie. Previously, Loren coached and taught MBAs and business leaders at Columbia Business School. Select clients include: SAP, Citigroup, Harry’s, UBER, ESPN, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, Madison Square Garden, Novartis, Stanford University, UNICEF USA, Weill Cornell Medicine, and many high-growth companies. Loren has coached for 20 years and specializes in helping leaders to: • Use emotional intelligence and strategic communication skills to navigate high-stakes work situations. • Balance empathy with directness to better engage teams and create better team cultures. • Rise above limiting beliefs and mindsets that hold them back. • Make key decisions on organizational strategy and execution to lead change and business growth. • Learn how they’re perceived by others and evolve their approach to deepen political savvy and influence. • Build their capacity to lead themselves and others through change and uncertainty. • Onboard to new leadership roles by getting out of the weeds and focusing on higher-level, strategic work. In addition to her own executive coaching practice, Loren leads a dynamic team at TLS Leaders that provides custom leadership development programs and team development solutions. Prior to launching TLS Leaders in 2015, Loren taught and coached MBAs at Columbia Business School. There, she founded and taught Columbia’s Entrepreneurship Development Program, founded the Career Fellows, Columbia's peer coaching program and taught the Presentation Skills course. She led Training & Development for 64 offices in North America at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and leadership development for 23,000 employees at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.


  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership


March 30th, 2023

14 Strategies for Combating Decision-Making Paralysis and Anxiety

Leaders often have many things and people depending on them. When every decision made can have far-reaching consequences, it’s not uncommon for some leaders to be stressed or apprehensive about making the wrong call.

March 14th, 2023

14 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Assembling a Leadership Team

To create an effective leadership team, it's important to consider everything each candidate can offer the business.

March 2nd, 2023

15 Ways Leaders Can Foster a Supportive Company Culture

Rather than perpetuating the same old top-down power dynamics, leaders can instead prioritize employees' needs.

February 21st, 2023

14 Effective Strategies for Connecting With Peers Without Comparing Your Successes

Having a deep understanding of yourself and your own goals can help prevent feelings of inadequacy.


TLS Leaders

We are a global leadership development firm that partners with the world’s most innovative organizations to help their leaders and teams to thrive. We specialize in custom executive coaching, leadership development programs and a highly sought-after team effectiveness series.


  • Executive Coaching
  • Management Consulting