Leaders choose to work with Kristen because she knows how to listen and advise them with insight, experience, and innovation. She leads and coaches’ leaders through the strategic planning and change management process, so they better align their mission, vision and values with their products and services to increase value to their key stakeholders. Leaders want solutions for their most pressing talent and operational issues to improve profitability, people, and performance. Organizations benefit with different perspectives that can expand ideas and shift assumptions and patterns that are no longer serving the business. Her tools and techniques tap into your organization’s brilliance and move you forward.
Kristen has coaching experience that supports leader effectiveness and organizational change efforts. She helps people lead better business and better lives.
In addition, she has master facilitation skills and led numerous experiences that transform individual contributors into leaders. An accomplished speaker and presenter, she’s spoken on key workplace topics through notable professional organizations: World at Work, Conference Board, Working Mother, Points of Light Foundation, Corporate Voices, Disability IN, Diversity Women, and Disability Matters.
As a human capital leader she specializes in culture change and inclusion, and is an expert in helping organizations increase accessibility, inclusion and address “blind spots. She participated and is published in the 2017 Center for Talent Innovation study examining the issues facing both professionals with a disability in the workforce, as well as their caregivers. Kristen has been a strong advocate and coach for caregivers creating tools and resources to support “selfcare” strategies.
Kristen’s training includes a Masters from American University in Arts Management. Certificate in Community Relations from Boston College Carrol School of Management, Bachelor’s degree in Education from West Chester University, and is earning ACC certification through International Coaching Federation.
Kristen resides in Northern Virginia with her spouse. She holds memberships with Prince William Country Chamber of Commerce, SHRM, and ICF. She volunteer’s as Chair of the Washington, DC metro area local group for 4wordwomen, and is a facilitator for 4wordwomen’s national leader annual retreat.