A first generation American, wife of 40+ years to Ken, Mom to Heather and Matthew, and Grandma to three adorable and smart little boys.
Reading, photography, local high school sports, good movies, time at the lake, a good Chardonnay and almost any dessert.
To eat healthy, walk daily, listen carefully, and enjoy this life I am blessed to live.
Someday we'll all realize that our diversity - of culture, thought, gender, ability, race, etc., - is not a threat but, rather, what makes us great.
Organizations count on front line leaders to carry out the corporate mission on a day-to-day basis. Yet, often, these leaders are the least prepared to do so.
I will help develop your emerging leaders so they can effectively meet this challenge.
Effectiveness is what shapes the success of a team or a process. Doing a task efficiently - quickly and with the least amount of energy - does not necessarily create long term success.
I will work with your team to review processes for effective outcomes to meet your goals.
In all things, I commit to truth delivered from the heart. You and your team can always count me as an integrious partner who will listen, probe, and help you uncover excellence.
I will support you and your team on the road to discovery and results.
As a Narrative Coach, I focus on the stories we tell ourselves every day. When we change our story, we change the outcome.
As a Solution Provider for the Alber Enterprise Center, I helped Ohio businesses achieve long term, sustainable growth through consulting, coaching and training.
[Note: OSU closed the Center pre-COVID and has realigned its work into other programs.)
As a Customer Service Operations Executive, I know what it takes to serve internal and external customers, enhance the employee experience through leadership based in love and accountability, and move a team toward shared goals.
- Women Leading Change conference, Healthcare Financial Management Association
- Huntington National Bank, Women's Business Resource Group Event
- Avalon Foods Healthcare Conference
Do you have an event coming up and need a speaker on a topic related to my area of work? I can develop and deliver a presentation that is custom built for your organization's need.
A 21 year journey filled with exciting growth, passionate customer service, and award winning innovative products developed in an entrepreneurial atmosphere. During my tenure as EVP of Pharmacy Operations, the company moved from being privately held through corporate two buy-outs in five years. Oh, the lessons learned!
Westerwood Board of Trustees,
President, Central Ohio's premier Senior Living Life Plan Community.
Crestline Walton Lake Co. Board of Directors,
Vice-president, managing the
private recreation venue for the benefit of cottage owners and social members.
Communication Advisory Board member
Ohio Diversity Council Board of Directors,
past secretary, frequent panelist and speaker, promoting education and understanding of diversity and inclusion in business and community.
Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies,
Organizational Communication concentration, Class of 2013
World Business and
Executive Coach Summit:
Narrative Coach, Enhanced Practitioner,
training completed in 2018
With the company-wide implementation of the Kouzes and Posner Leadership Model at Progressive Medical, I was named the inaugural Encourage the Heart Champion. Throughout my term, I was a resource for company leaders at all levels who were committed to personal and professional growth in the area of heart-based leadership.
In 2011, I was honored to be recognized by the Ohio Diversity Council as one of twelve women in the state making a positive impact on leadership development, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Post-graduation from Otterbein University, I served as one of two student representatives on the Leadership Studies Advisory Committee. As an "experienced" student, I was able to share real world business needs in the curriculum review cycle.
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