Prior to forming my Coaching & Training company, I worked for: Arthur Andersen, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company and Bowne Business Solutions in the areas of: training, human resources, leadership development, diversity & inclusion, coaching & mentoring, and change management.
I am also an adjunct faculty member in National-Louis University's College of Management and Business, teaching traditional and online courses in the areas of: Organizational Behavior, Management & Supervision, Human Resource Management and Communication in Organizations.
My goal is to assist motivated individuals with professional growth and development, and to help organizations create positive work environments!
Organization Development Consultant
Cognetics Coaching and Training
January 2002 - January 2002
OD/HR/Training Consultant and Business Coach providing services in the areas of: Leadership, Performance Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Meeting Effectiveness, Presentation Skills, Career Development, Change Management, and Valuing Differences/Cross-Cultural Communication. Have conducted seminars in U.S, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
January 2002 - January 2002
Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the College of Management and Business, both f2f and online in the areas of Leadership, Organizational Behavior and Organizational Communication.
Organization Development Manager
January 1999 - January 2002
Consulted with internal and external clients in areas of organizational effectiveness, performance management and change management. Facilitated seminars and workshops in: Effective Meetings, Presentation Skills, Change Management, Situational Leadership, and High Performing Teams, for internal and external client groups.
National Training Manager
Bowne Business Solutions
January 1996 - January 1999
Responsible for creating and managing training function for business services outsourcing company of 1200+ employees in over 60 locations.
Designed, developed and delivered training programs on: Basic Management and Leadership Skills, Customer Service Excellence, Interviewing Skills, Diversity Awareness and Sexual Harassment Prevention.
Developed distance-learning tools and train-the-trainer materials for field representatives.
Human Resources Manager and Manager/Diversity
RR Donnelley and Sons Company
January 1981 - January 1996
Held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including: Manager Corporate Diversity, HR Manager and Training Administrator & Coordinator
Assistant Projector Director, Continuing Education Division
Commerce Clearing House
January 1981 - January 1983
Responsible for scripting, camera work, and talent coordination for nationally distributed videos used by sales organization.
Hired and supervised professional staff members.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
January 1980 - January 1981
Qualifications & Certifications
MS, Adult & Continuing Education
Loyola University of Chicago