Coaches & Consultants

Under the leadership of our co-founder, Richard D. Glaser, PhD, The CreatingWE® Institute works with organizations seeking to enhance their brand stature and leadership strengths in the face of ever-increasing competitive challenges.

CreatingWE’s Team of Coaches & Consultants

Meet and learn more about our ever expanding team Coaches and Consultants - each with many years of experience working closely with senior management teams and large organizations.

judith e glaser

“The key in business is the leader's ability to enable everyone to feel like they are part of a winning team – we know this mantra in our hearts, yet making it happen is much more difficult. The CreatingWE® Institute gives leaders a roadmap for shaping the DNA of their company – creating a culture of inspired leadership & ownership of the future.”
— Judith E. Glaser

Cindy Tortorici

Cindy Tortorici

Business Consultant
Executive Coach & Entrepreneur

Cindy Tortorici is a Business Consultant, Executive Coach, and Entrepreneur who specializes in inspiring leaders to combine their passion and purpose to get results. After a corporate career as a business strategist and executive for Nike Inc, Saks Fifth Avenue and May Company, Cindy followed her muse and created The Link For Women, LLC in 2004. “The Link” ( is a company that connects and mentors women from all walks of life by providing business consulting, executive coaching, seminars and events that provide knowledge to make informed decisions and inspiration to think beyond today. She works with a cutting edge team of experts who support women to flourish at their "Seat at the Table'. (

Cindy has been acknowledged as a Woman of Influence by the Portland Business Journal and One of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Town by the NW Women's Journal A social entrepreneur, she has also been honored as the Volunteer of the Year for Girls Inc. of the Pacific NW where she was a Board member and the interim Executive Director and remains as an advisor. Cindy was a Board member and an Ambassador for The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. Tortorici was also a Trustee for Oregon Ballet Theatre and Jamii Moja.

She has been married to John for 25 years and lives in Portland, OR. She is passionate about her family, friends, cooking, traveling to the national parks, anything Italian and golf.