With over 20 years of independent and corporate experience, I have an established reputation for being a catalyst and coach in bringing about change and helping teams reach outstanding results. As an individual and organizational development professional, I have worked with diverse organizations on projects such as strategic planning, strategic learning, transition management and individual career coaching. My corporate work experience includes being a Change Manager for an international consulting firm, establishing the first corporate training function for a $5 billion bank holding company, and working for the U.S. Treasury as an Organizational Effectiveness Lead Facilitator, a District Training Manager, and a National Bank Examiner. I am currently an adjunct instructor at the University of Minnesota.
Additional qualifications and skills include:
An MA degree in Organizational Communications and a professional certificate in Training & Development from the University of Minnesota, a BA degree in Economics from the University of North Dakota, and am qualified to administer and provide training on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
A flexible, energetic, and humorous style that is attuned to the dynamics of the situation, the emotional needs of the group, and the ability to get groups “unstuck” and defuse conflict.
An ability to boil situations down to what is useful and practical, and to generate options that are clear, understandable, and usable.
The ability to work well with diverse audiences, in all levels of an organization from top to bottom, as well as with individuals who want help with career choices or transitions to new jobs.
An understanding of the need to tie actions to strategy and the bottom line.
A network of other consultants in areas such as finance, sales, and organizational development that she can bring in for special projects.