Damaris Price

Damaris Price
Principal, Working River Leadership Consulting

CREW Network Speaker


Damaris Patterson Price is the principal of Working River Leadership Consulting —a northeast Ohio training boutique that designs and delivers B2B and B2C coaching, consulting, and learning products to grow the leadership, career, and managerial competencies of an organization’s most powerful asset: its leaders.

A seasoned talent development professional, Price has provided executive coaching and other development services to leaders in six countries: Canada, Germany, India, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States. Her work is the product of nearly 30 years in the people-development business focused on the growth of leadership talent for next-level positions.

Informed by her own experiences coaching and managing leaders, her solutions have been effectively applied by a broad and diverse spectrum of people within corporate retail firms, chemical companies, financial services, marketing & PR firms, higher education and independent school administration, insurance providers, tech companies, nonprofits, specialty food manufacturers, foundations, professional associations, large hospital systems, and law firms.

Price holds a master's degree in organizational psychology. While also serving as an adjunct professor at Cleveland State University, Price is a certified Organizational Development and Diversity practitioner, as well as a board-certified executive coach–with additional credentials from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and Forbes Coaches Council. She and her children, a set of twins, live in northeast Ohio.

She is the author of Unlock Your Leadership: Secrets & Straight Answers on Standing Out, Moving Up, and Getting Ahead as the Leader You Really Are, which Kirkus Reviews described as a “road map” and “a practical, in-depth guide and the closest thing to having a personal career coach”. It is an essential strategic playbook for early or mid-career professionals who want to attract and accelerate leadership opportunities at work.

Price will facilitate the Leadership Development Session - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Moving from Education to Action at the 2020 CREW Network Fall Leadership Summit.