Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.

Nila G. Betof, PhD

» Adjunct Professor of Management

Areas Of Expertise:
Business Operations, Organizational Development and Behavior

Nila is Chief Operating Officer of The Leader's Edge and is an executive coach and leadership development consultant working with senior leaders across the country. Nila has extensive experience in career development consulting, leadership development, executive coaching and organizational change. Nila is frequently asked to be a guest lecturer and speaker on issues involving women in corporate America, political savvy and influence strategy.

Nila has published in the area of personalizing education and talent management. Her latest article is "Women CIOs and the Art of Influencing: Techniques, Tips and Precautions for Successfully Persuading Senior Business Stakeholders", published by the CIO Executive Council, 2009. Nila has just completed a chapter in Talent Management (published 2010) on retaining executive women. She and her husband are co-authors of the book, Just Promoted! on how to successfully transition into new leadership roles which will be published in July 2010.

Nila is also actively involved in civic endeavors. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of The Forum of Executive Women and on the Board of Directors of Dance Affiliates, an international dance organization bringing world renowned dance performances to Philadelphia. Nila sits on the Human Resources Committee for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

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Programs of Study
Centers of

Insurance Education

Registered Health Underwriter®

(Health Insurance)


Chartered Healthcare Consultant®

(Healthcare Specialty)


Registered Employee

Benefits Consultant

(Employee Benefits)


Chartered Leadership Fellow®

(Field or Agency Leadership)


Life Underwriter Training

Council Fellow

(Insurance Skills)


Chartered Life Underwriter®

(Insurance Specialty)

Financial Planning

Chartered Financial Consultant®

(Advanced Financial Planning)


Certification Education

(Financial Planning)


Chartered Advisor for

Senior Living®

(Retirement Income Education)


Financial Services Specialist

(Financial Services Basics)


Chartered Advisor

in Philanthropy®



Retirement Income

Certified Professional

(Retirement Income)

Graduate Degrees

Master of Science in Management

(Executive Leadership)


Master of Science in

Financial Services

(Advanced Financial Planning)