Ferne Traeger, Founder and President of Beyond the Boardroom, is an executive coach, organizational consultant and psychotherapist/psychoanalyst. With expertise in human behavior in both private practice and organizational settings, Ferne combines more than twenty-five years' experience in business management as well as over fifiteen years' clinical practice experience to assist individuals in career management, leadership development and making career/life decisions. She is committed to the development of corporate cultures that support the integration of an employee’s work and life needs.

Ferne is a frequently cited resource and guest speaker on career transitions and how they can positively impact both professional and personal development.

Ferne is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University Graduate School of Business and New York University Silver School of Social Work. She has a certificate in executive coaching and organizational consulting, and is a Member and Director of multiple professional organizations.