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Servant leader who is exceptionally strong in empowering teams to do their best work. Curious and resourceful problem solver able to jump in to resolve complex, high consequence issues. Gifted communicator able to bring clarity and alignment to divergent points of view. Team builder and player with both a forest and trees perspective. Go-to person for delivering results against the odds.

My career is characterized by leadership engagements that produce dramatic results. A natural entrepreneur and intrapreneur, I am at my very best in situations where I am both leading departments and/or teams and owning the outcome. I have a keen understanding of the consumer and thrive on innovation.

I am known for my ability to understand, communicate and balance the needs of the client with the needs of the team executing on the client’s goals, whether that client is internal or external to the organization. I am comfortable managing departments and teams of up to 50 people with budgets exceeding $5M.

Titles held:
Managing director, engagements director, director of delivery, program manager, senior project manager, manager creative lead andproducer. I’ve even been called a “stem cell” as I’m capable of adapting to just about any environment and taking on a staggering array of responsibilities.

Core competencies:

  • Engagement design and management
  • Team building / team facilitation
  • Design thinking
  • Qualitative research / consumer insights
  • P&L / budgets
  • Operations (methodology and standards)
  • Product innovation
  • Process improvement
  • Relationship management
  • Talent acquisition, training and mentoring

Leadership, management, communication, strategy, creative problem solving, digital strategy, vendor/agency management, qualitative research, business development and change advocacy

Right fit setting:
Ideally suited for senior management positions within groups such as design, research, insights, innovation, creative, marketing, digital, emerging technology and the like. If you're looking for an extremely versatile addition to your team, contact me to discuss how I can help!