- 17+ years in Global Talent Management, Organizational Development, and Human Resources
- Experience coaching leadership teams and individuals
- Career coaching experience in top-ranked MBA program
- Professional experience in Fortune 500 corporations, high-tech manufacturing, professional services, and higher education
- Frequent facilitator of career and leadership workshops and events
- Group coaching and mentoring program design and facilitation
- M.A. in Communication from Bethel University
- B.A. in Communication & German from University of Minnesota Duluth
- Accredited member of International Coach Federation (ICF)
- Hogan Assessments (HPI/HDS/MVPI)
- EQ-i Emotional Intelligence Inventory
- Bridges Leading Organizational Transitions
- Work Effects Culture & Strategy Alignment
- Action Learning Design and Implementation
- Lominger/Korn Ferry Leadership Architect & 360
- DDI: Interaction Management
- Franklin Covey, Leadership and Productivity
- Strengths Finder 2.0
- Talent X7 Learning Agility Assessment
- Certified SENG Parent Group Facilitator (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)
Coaching Style & Focus
- Approaches each situation with a positive and appreciative mindset; will assess and leverage talents to help people set and achieve personal & professional goals
- Quickly builds trust and rapport; respects confidentiality and honors extremely sensitive topics
- Skilled at providing supportive challenges and holding others accountable for commitments
- Believes in the power of personal reflection – experience is an incredible teacher
- Coaching areas of focus: career and leadership development of mid-to-senior leaders and women in technology (STEM) fields; culture, engagement, and development for small-to-mid size organizations
Blog posts and Media
- Four Essential Skills New Parents Need Before Returning to Work, Forbes Magazine, November 30, 2017.
- Is It Time For You To Make A Career Transition?, Forbes Magazine, July 28, 2017.
- 14 Employee Well-Being Initiatives That Will Boost Engagement And Productivity, Forbes Magazine, July 5, 2017.
- 13 Tactics That Ensure Your Peer-To-Peer Group’s Success, Forbes Magazine, July 5, 2017.
- 11 Ways To Prepare For (And Ace) Situational Interview Questions, Forbes Magazine, April 25, 2017.