Hannah is a certified career and executive leadership coach whose passion is helping people develop into the best and most successful professionals they can be.  Hannah has over 17-years of law firm experience, first as a practicing Health Care Litigator and then as a Practice and Business Development Manager in New York, Boston and Northern New Jersey.  Prior to law school, Hannah worked as a nurse at New York University Medical Center with a focus on caring for people infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).  Hannah has years of experience coaching attorneys and other professionals in developing leadership skills, career management, personal branding, and successful business strategies.  Hannah founded Kiernan Consulting Group because she truly enjoys helping people grow and succeed professionally.


Hannah's clients include lawyers and other professionals in all phases of the employment process, whether looking to:

  • Improve their leadership skills
  • Move up in their present organizations, or
  • Explore new job opportunities.  

Hannah’s background as both a nurse and an attorney afford her unique insight into the legal, health care and pharmaceutical industries.  Hannah also works extensively with women who have exited the workforce and would like to develop and execute plans for a successful re-entry, whether in their previous field or a new one.

Coaching Process

Hannah's coaching process focuses on helping professionals gain greater self-awareness and develop behavioral changes that align with their organizations, enhance work performance, and improve outcomes.  Through the use of a variety of assessment tools, Hannah works with clients to help them develop a deeper understanding of their personality characteristics, career derailment risks, and core value drivers.  Hannah then works collaboratively with clients to develop and execute plans that lead to action and greater professional success.  Hannah is certified to administer and interpret Hogan Assessments (http://www.hoganassessments.com/).


Hannah received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.  She received her law degree from Boston College Law School.  Hannah is a Certified Executive and Leadership Coach through Rutgers University, and she received her Career Management Coach certification through The Academies.

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Hannah is a native New Yorker, and currently lives in a Northern New Jersey suburb with her husband, two children, two rescue cats, and one rescue dog.  She enjoys yoga, reading, hiking, and spending as much time as possible with her family and at museums in New York City.