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Rebika Shaw Bendayan is an experienced business leader with over 20 years of experience in healthcare and education. She excels at building cohesive teams through empowerment, formulating strategic vision, and translating it into execution. Fueled by her training in communication and employee engagement, her management experience includes complex change and turnaround in a service setting, and assimilating new technology and processes into existing care delivery models. As a Director of Consulting Operations with Commonwealth Health Advisors, Rebika has managed diverse healthcare projects ranging from consumer and employee health, to value-based care program design, to new market and product strategy for technology and service delivery.

Previously, Rebika has provided management communication training at Harvard, and held senior operating roles in telehealth where she led strategy development, redesigned the service process chain for multi-site telemedicine operations and the global delivery of digital health services from academic medical centers. She also served as an Entrepreneurship mentor for the UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management, Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.

Rebika is a lifelong learner and teacher – her curiosity and drive for growth are grounded in a genuine interest in people, and in honoring differences. She is a true believer in the power of people to transform an organization's ability to fulfill its mission in a meaningful way, by aligning personal and organizational goals.



B.A., St Stephens College
M.A., Emerson College
M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Areas of Expertise

  • Business
  • Communication Studies
  • Health Communications
  • Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Public Speaking
  • Strategic Communication