The Merion Consultancy LLC

CEO and Executive Advisory Services

Consulting on the Psychology of Business and Healthcare Leadership

Corporate and Health Care

Dr. Rolfe’s corporate administrative experience in the health care sector has spanned 20 years. He has worked as Medical Director for a range of clinical services in for-profit and not-for-profit settings, including First Hospital Corporation (now ValueOptions, Inc.), Universal Health Services, the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia's Adult Psychotherapy Program and Division of Consultation and Evaluation Services, the Preteen Program at the Horsham Clinic in Ambler, PA and the Children’s Program at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia.

In these capacities, Dr. Rolfe developed and directed psychiatric in-hospital and day-treatment facilities. He has lead and supervised multidisciplinary teams, often in the context of considerable downsizing of resources.


Dr. Rolfe has been a Senior Associate with the Kets de Vries Institute, an international management consultancy based in Paris, London, Asia and now the Americas. KDVI applies a psychodynamic approach to leadership consulting and advising for CEOs, their executive teams and boards. The focus of KDVI’s work is top team development, using a model of group executive coaching, an approach developed by Manfred Kets de Vries in his role as Director of the Leadership Center at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. In his work with KDVI and INSEAD, Dr. Rolfe has participated in coaching the Fellows of the World Economic Forum, and has been involved in INSEAD coaching programs for non-government organizations as well.

He has been Principal of the Boswell Group LLC since 2004. In this role, he advises CEO's, corporate directors and other senior business leaders on psychological and interpersonal aspects of management and leadership. He has worked with investment professionals; equity, derivative and bond traders; entrepreneurs; venture capitalists; corporate attorneys and leaders of nonprofit institutions. His clientele represent a wide range of fields, including finance, real estate, law, entertainment, medicine, engineering and pharmaceuticals. A current focus has been working in the health care sector, coaching physicians and executives in health care organizations, pharmaceutical companies and medical start-ups.

Family Business Advising

Dr. Rolfe obtained his Certificate in Family Business Advising through the Family Firm Institute. He has particular interest in developing and working with family councils and owners as they consider transition and succession planning.