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Rosabella Consulting, LLC was founded in 2011 in honor and memory of Ariana's grandmother, Rose Puzzutelli. Rose was a strong, independent and loving woman. She possessed a positive disposition that was contagious and encouraged Ariana to pursue her dreams.  In January 2010, Rose passed away at the age of 95.

Rosabella Consulting, LLC honors her legacy and serves as a reminder of the values she lived by – perseverance, hard work, respect and compassion. Rosabella is Italian for Beautiful Rose, as Ariana’s grandmother had a knack for seeing the beauty in everything.



Ariana Friedlander, MPA, is an organizational anthropologist, a leadership development expert and an author. She is the founder and principal of Rosabella Consulting and has over 20 years of experience in fostering positive change within organizations and companies of all shapes and sizes including small business, non-profit, government and higher education. Ariana made Northern Colorado's “40 under Forty” list and received the fourth annual Quid Novi Award for Innovative Thought. She is a master facilitator, Certified Conversational Intelligence® Coach, and a certified HeartMath mentor and a trained Breathwork practitioner.

Ariana specializes in modeling shared leadership and navigating co-creating conversations that lead to innovations. She is adamant about walking her talk, which is why she wrote her first book, “A Misfit Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Business your Way” with a community of 31 co-creators. Ariana earned her master's degree in organizational leadership from the University of Delaware. She has a bachelor’s degree in medical anthropology from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. Clients have included: Water for People, New Belgium Brewing Company, Colorado State University, Fort Collins Country Club, Larimer County, Poudre River Public Library District, City of Greeley, City of Fort Collins, Department of Defense and The Colorado PGA. 

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