Kathleen is a distinctive talent development and transformational specialist. Originally from the US, Kathleen has lived and worked internationally for over two decades. Throughout her career in business leadership development and strategy, she has partnered closely with leaders in Global 500 organizations as well as local enterprises - Hewlett-Packard, Exxon-Mobil, Credit Suisse, Olam Int’l, Alstom, SPX, Johnson Space Center/NASA, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, International Flavors and Fragrances, FedEx, Discovery Channel-Asia, Cisco, Salesforce, and NXP - design and implement coaching and other large learning events that facilitate individual and organizational high-performance and goal achievement in multicultural contexts, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, new subsidiary development, shift to global matrix structure, and distributed team and leadership alignment.
Simply put, Kathleen helps leaders of all levels discover and develop their capability to tap and build human capital; strategically see, assess and cross borders; and execute responsibly - beyond effectiveness - making a positive difference to one’s personal and professional growth and bringing benefit to one’s organization and community. She underpins her expertise in integrating the global perspective to clients’ business strategies, systems and solutions with extensive experience in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Coaching and advising executives at all levels, from emerging to transitioning to C-Suite leaders, Kathleen facilitates discovery with her adaptive solution-focused (not problem solving!) mindset, using innovation and strong communication skills to support the creation of outcomes for increasingly volatile and complex business problems. Her insightful coaching and facilitating with both individual and teams foster a collaborative environment that supports creating the climate for success and building a high impact team’s change management muscle. Clients seeking to create and advance a personal and professional strategy to BE and DO more, with greater impact and fulfillment, Kathleen brings the depth and breadth of concrete experience and understanding that supports clients’ vision.
Notable Client Achievements
Coached solution engineering director to elevate cross-functional team outcomes from short term problem solvers to long term solution partners, increasing job satisfaction on the team and customer excitement in possibilities offered.
Provided integrated global enterprise coaching to VP leading manufacturing operations 11 countries of a new geographic region, comprised of multicultural stakeholders and diverse team members.
Results included a positive restructuring outcome and a promotion to Regional SVP, ultimately to CEO at a competitor due to the global business savvy, mindset and intercultural skills developed!