Doreen A. Lang

Author, Speaker and Consultant
B.S. Education, M. Mgmt., PhD Candidate

Doreen has been on a mission her entire career to help organizations save a fortune in turnover costs and loss of productivity by shifting an ineffective culture to one which creates harmony and employee retention, and she can do that for you.

Author of three highly popular books, Hang on to Your Stars. The First 90-Days: A Step-by-Step Employee Engagement Solution for the Senior Living Community, How to Drive Employee Retention: In the First 90 Days and Putting Differences to Work. These are all part of the “Hang on to Your Stars” series of books that provide leaders and managers with the strategies necessary to create a highly effective culture that retains top talent while saving them a fortune in turnover costs.

Doreen has spent her entire career directing organizations on best practices around organizational development and employee engagement. She recently operated as General Manager of a 55+ community with over 1,200 residents where she ‘turned around’ a dysfunctional and ineffective team; implementing practices she designed and delivered awarding her community Property of the Year. She was also Vice President Team Leader managing a diverse portfolio of (33) communities throughout New England. In addition, she was Sr. Operations Manager of an independent, assisted living and memory care community where she played a fundamental role in the onboarding for new hires.

Doreen has over 20 years of training and development experience in both consulting and corporate roles. She taught business courses at Bentley University and Bay State College. She has consulted for BIDMC, Boston City Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber, MGH, Tufts Medical Center, JVS, Bunker Hill Community College and Boston Health Care Consortium. She also conducted workshops for Mayor Menino’s health care initiative throughout Boston.

She currently consults with organizations to provide leaders and managers with the necessary leadership skills to engage the multi-generational workplace. When she is not helping organizations turn-around their culture for improved harmony and productivity, she is delivering her popular and much sought-after inspirational talks and workshops; How Great Leaders Retain New Talent, Engaging Leadership, Customer Service on Steroids and Camaraderie Campfires which build strong teams.

She was featured in the Boston’s Globe, and has also published business articles on topics of ‘Employee Retention’ and ‘Leadership Strategies’ for the Mass High Tech newspaper, The Boston Globe and Regional newspapers. She has been interviewed extensively on Boston radio and TV and local stations. She can be reached at doreen@hangontoyourstars.com or 617-455-5636.