Blankenship Change

Veena Puri

Veena Puri


Veena Puri


Areas of Expertise

  • Organizational Transformation and Business Turnaround

  • Leading Change Management and Communications for large-scale projects

  • Leadership Development, Training and Facilitation

  • Strategic Planning 

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Management

  • Program Management & Leadership

  • Organization Design and Development

  • Process Development & Implementation

  • Relationship and Consensus Building


  • M.B.A Marketing & Strategic Planning, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

  • B.A., Business Administration, King College

Work Experience

  • Project Lead, Blankenship Change Consulting

    • Change Management and Organization Development Consulting

  • SVP, Food & Nutrition Services K-12, Aramark/RVP Long John Silvers (Yum Brands)

    • 4 years executive leadership, general management, leadership development, operations turnarounds, and organizational development for large scale distributed services businesses

  • National Director, Strategic Business Initiatives/Multi-Brand Development, Yum Brands

    • 6 years new concept development, sales, franchising/licensing and strategic business development

  • Manager Operations Services/Area Manager, Pizza Hut

    • 4 years field operations and corporate operations services, project management, process design, leading cross-functional teams, turning around under-performing businesses