In all her roles—as an executive coach, leadership development consultant, workshop facilitator and professional speaker—Andrea contributes to effective organizational leadership development through her strategic prioritization, creative development, commitment and motivation. She often works with executives, leaders or dysfunctional teams grappling with significant organizational change. Developing action plans that accelerate results at all levels, she facilitates difficult conversations to build the essential bridge between individual talent and business objectives resulting in successful and effective organizational change.Integral to the success of an organization is the capacity to call forth the best of the individual, to facilitate productive and positive teams, and their development of programs, products, or services that provide momentum and focus for the company vision. This intersection is where great work occurs.
Andrea's experience and education makes her a leading authority on effective leadership development in the workplace. A graduate of The Coaches Training Institute, an International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited program, Andrea is also a Registered Corporate Coach through the World Association of Business Coaches (WABC). She is certified in DiSC® for individual assessment, experienced using 360 feedback for developing high-functioning teams and leaders, and certified in Team Coaching International’s Team Diagnostic.
Active memberships include the South East Association of Facilitators, WABC, ICF, the Georgia Coaches Association, and Committee chair for selection of GCA’s PRISM award for 2008, which focuses on companies (large and small, for profit and non profit) that are leading their fields in the powerful application of coaching. Volunteer activities include, hospice and board member for the Home Owner’s Association of her townhome community.
Along with a Master’s degree from Emory University in Sociology (Social Statistics and Social Psychology), Andrea’s leadership development training includes the Creative Problem Solving Institute, the Center for Mind Body Medicine Cancer Guides Program, Mind Body Training in Positive Psychology at Harvard with Dr. Benson’s organization, Mind Body Stress Reduction facilitation training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and the Institute of Cultural Affairs for Group Facilitation Methods.