Leadership and Organizational Development
Executive Team Development and Executive Coaching
Succession Management, Executive Assessments, High Potential Development
Large Scale Project Management ? Performance Management System and LMS
Competency-Based Performance Improvement
Organizational alignment, leadership, and building effective teams; M&A talent integration
Executive and Board meeting facilitation; Large audience presentations and events
Extensive experience applying strategy execution and change management methodologies to help clients improve and realize breakthrough business results
LEADERSHIP AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE
Managing Principal, Leader Impact Group LLC
Executive Coaching, individuals
Coached and mentored a variety of C-suite executives, leadership teams, and high potential executives seeking to enhance their leadership impact. Engaged to coach in long-term coaching relationships, as well as in short, specific assignments with internationally accomplished global leaders, leadership teams, boards, and organizations. Skilled in assisting organizations in the identification, development, and deployment of leadership talent to drive strategy execution and business results across a wide range of industries.
Executive Coach - Executive MBA Program
Provides academic consulting and executive coaching supporting the leadership curriculum of the Executive MBA program. Coaches second year EMBA students engaged in self-directed leader development. Assists in design and implementation of leader development processes and teaching feedback and coaching skills in courses.
St. Luke?s Episcopal Health System
Director ? Organizational and Leadership Development
Responsible for the system-wide Organizational and Leadership Development agenda including strategy and portfolio definition, program design, vendor/partner management, team (9) and budget management (5million) and integration with system-wide HR and business stakeholders responsible for delivery. Developed the SLEHS?s complete OD &L strategy, established a track record of excellence in execution, including OD/Metrics and Evaluation, Leadership Development, Succession Planning, Performance Management, Training, Rewards & Recognition, Culture Assessment and Reinforcement, Engagement & Satisfaction, Corporate Policy, among other critical functions. Developed and implemented performance/talent management programs that align the workforce and key business initiatives (Success Factors and Studer). Assembled the right mix of talent, skills, and experience necessary to accomplish the objectives of the OD&L strategy.
Spectra Energy - Coaching Leaders in the Rising Leader Program ? high potential development
Engaged as an Executive Coach to work with 8-10 program participants. Contributed to program development with focus on leadership versatility, working cross-functionally, managing through influence, implementing and managing change. Coach acted as guide to help participants determine the best approach to resolve any issue in acquiring new competencies based on the New Model of Leadership.
Veritas DGC Inc.
Executive HR Consultant ? executive on-boarding and multicultural assimilation
Engaged as an external consultant to Veritas DGC Inc., one of the world?s leading providers of advanced geophysical technologies with more than 3,000 employees in 19 countries to perform organizational analysis and formulate strategy for the executive on-boarding process with focus on multicultural assimilation. Coached executives transferred into US from UK and Australia.
RELEVANT CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
Advisor to Chairman of the Board
Engaged as a Strategy Consultant to work with Chairman of the Board and Strategic Planning Committee to design and implement long term strategy including Board Governance structure.
Engaged as a Strategy Consultant to work with Center's Director to design and implement a 3 year strategic plan applying the Kaplan-Norton strategy execution approach. Facilitated strategic planning retreat and served as a resource for faculty to assist in accomplishing personal, departmental, school and university goals.
Strategy Management Consultant and Executive Coach, Regional
Hired to design organizational alignment and change strategies to support aggressive business plan for the Pacific-Northwest region. Worked in close alignment with the CEO, SVP of Provider Network Management, and Sales & Marketing VPs to develop, drive, and execute strategic initiatives. The scope of this effort focused on identifying and documenting the barriers - personal, interpersonal, and organizational - that prevented leaders and NW regional organization from achieving their business goals. Coached executives regarding OD methods and tools.
Strategy Consultant, Sales &Marketing, Regional
Worked directly with the Chief Marketing Officer and Sales & Marketing leadership team on strategic sales direction and process reengineering to improve business effectiveness and build strategic competitive advantage. Served as a change management consultant with responsibility for preparing regional sales team for HIPAA systems and process transformation efforts. Assessed business readiness, developed the change plan, reorganized business processes, and created future business practices.
1990 - 2000 CIGNA CORPORATION - (NYSE: CI).
Strategic Planning & Market Engagement Lead - Sales, Marketing, & Distribution,
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
M.S., General Psychology ? Organizational and Human Factors
Advance Management Program, Harvard Business School
Professional Certified Coach by International Coach Federation (ICF)
Certified Personal and Executive Coach (CPEC), Coach Certificate, College of Executive Coaching (post-graduate) ? Pismo Beach, California
Project Management Professional Certificate
Accredited in a number of psychometric and assessment instruments, including the Myers-Briggs Type IndicatorŪ (MBTIŪ) inventory, the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behaviour (FIRO-B) instrument, the Strong Interest Inventory, the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument, the CPI 260 leadership assessment, and Extended DISC. Developer of customized 360 degree assessments and associated feedback coaching processes.
Kaplan-Norton Balance Score Card Certified Graduate ? certified in the detailed body of knowledge of the Kaplan-Norton strategy execution approach and practical application of the concepts/tools.
In addition, I have designed and executed short and long term consulting programs in Organization and Leadership Development and Organization and Executive Team Effectiveness in both large and small companies. I taught Organizational Behavior Theory and Practice in the Jones Business School and provided Executive Coaching Services to CEOs, C-levelexecutives and their teams in a number of companies. I have served on boards and advisory boards. I have a depth of experience in using experiential designs and applying adult learning theory in designing and delivering development programs.