About Us

Terri Bennink

Owner, CLI Facilitator


Terri Bennink is a licensed psychologist and has worked as an organizational development consultant for over 20 years. She has provided training and development services to organizations in both the private and public sector across several states. Her areas of specialization include: leadership development, executive coaching, assessment and development, conflict management and resolution, and team building and group level interventions.

Terri's seminars and workshops emphasize practical, realistic solutions to the issues facing organizations today.

In addition to her consulting practice, Terri has been an adjunct faculty member at George Fox University, and has served for 20 years on the staff of Oregon Leadership Institute/Columbia Leadership Institute. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from George Fox University, and her master’s in counseling psychology from the University of Oregon. She previously had an active clinical practice working with individuals, couples, and families for nearly 17 years.

In addition to an active organizational development practice, Terri currently is owner and facilitator for Classic Leadership Institute and Consulting. She resides in Portland with her husband and two children.


• Psy.D      George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon
• MA          George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon
• MS          University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
• BS           Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon

In addition, Dr. Bennink is active in both providing and attending numerous workshops, seminars and professional programs in the areas of psychology, family business, organizational development and management consulting.


Other Team Members

Gayle Amorose

Office Manager

Alison Lewis

CLI Facilitator and Consultant

John Wittry

CLI Facilitator and Consultant