Organizational Change

Cindy Riehman


Cindy Riehman teaches Organizational Communication and Leading Organizational Change at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. 

Cindy is currently the Director of Talent and Organizational Development at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Former Director of Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness at Lurie Children's Hospital. She works closely with the leaders/physicians identifying, assessing, coaching, and managing the hospital's strategic direction. In her role as the Global Director of Learning and Organizational Development for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., she led the implementation and deployment strategy for leadership and learning solutions. Cindy was accountable for the execution of the global learning strategy and portfolio for Siemens Sectors: Healthcare, Industry and Energy. Key drivers in the successful Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. 18-month integration of three companies included partnering with HR and marketing to align cultures; working closely with Executive Team to ensure alignment of behavior models to business imperatives; providing post-merger organizational effectiveness consultation to leaders and teams through customized team interventions, process mapping, and short and long term action planning; designing and deploying learning mediums for each business level, meeting needs of global audience.

Cindy has over 20 years of experience in development of strategic leadership, assessment, design, delivery of development solutions, and implementation of culture change initiatives. She was Director of Learning and Organizational Development at Forsythe Technology, Inc.; Motorola University; and Discover Financial Services.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2016

Professional Experience

Director of Talent and Organizational Development

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Director, Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

Lurie Children's Hospital

Director, Global Learning & Organizational Development

Siemens AG

Director, Learning and Organizational Development

Forsythe Technology, Inc.

Director, Educational Services

Motorola University

Director, National Training and Development

Discover Financial Services


Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

Master in Business Administration

Southern Illinois University

Bachelor of Science