Orlando R. Barone

Orlando R. Barone is the acting coach at PATA. He is an Executive Leadership, Presentation, and Performance Coach and management instructor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches courses in business skills for MBA students at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He presents on negotiation and conflict resolution at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has starred in and directed plays and musical performances. As a playwright and author, Lonnie’s prolific output includes two one-act plays and two musicals which have been performed at PATA.

Lonnie co-wrote the best-selling text, “Your Voice Is Your Business”, the 2nd edition of which was released in January, 2016. His college text on counseling is due from Jones & Bartlett in 2016. Lonnie’s op-ed pieces appear regularly in The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has over 25 years’ experience as a coach, trainer, change consultant, author, and presenter specializing in interpersonal effectiveness, negotiation, leadership and management development, performance management, team building, and training design.

His consulting background includes experience in a Fortune Fifty computer company, where he was in charge of marketing and sales team and leadership development worldwide. He has worked in schools as a principal and teacher.