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Executive Training

Queens, New York, 11004, United States
May 07, 2019

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Floral Park, NY 11001


Talent/Organization Development Specialist with over 15 years of development and training experience. Industries include Financial, Entertainment and Consulting. Delivers comprehensive organization development practices & executive coaching as well as cost effective training to successfully support business goals. Domestic & International experience, with specialty in Thai business culture. Master’s degrees in Organizational and Counseling Psychology.

Professional Experience

In Focus Pictures, Inc., New York, NY 2003 – present

Director, Executive & Organization Development

Corporate Human Resources advisor to CEO on training implementation and its impact on the bottom line. Provides coaching to executives offering a powerful forum to resolve leadership and managerial challenges. Executives were able to turn around line businesses not meeting corporate goals.

Partners with line businesses in identifying and developing high potential managers. Regretted turnover reduced by 75%. Enhanced organization’s profile and prestige as being an employer of choice due to the corporation’s reputation for developing staff.

Provides individual coaching and assessment using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, 360 Feedback, and other valuable instruments to build/enhance leadership capabilities. Result: clearer business focus and strategy thus increase in profitability and visibility.

Saved company $100,000 in vendor fees. Conducted in-depth needs assessment: designed survey feedback tools, conducted focus groups, etc. Resulted in two customized business specific seminars for middle managers, Managing for a Competitive Advantage and Maximizing Performance.

Facilitates working relationship between New York and Bangkok (HQ) offices by executing cross cultural awareness and communication skills training.

Decker Communications, Inc., New York, NY 1996 - 2002

Senior Consultant, Northeast Region

International training company. Responsible for all stages of client relationship – sales, needs assessment, customization, program delivery. Clients included: Viacom, MTV, Pfizer and Time Warner.

Delivered high quality training to over 5,000 employees. 95% rated instructor at the highest level. Instructor most in demand by senior management.

Noted for successfully achieving certification in 10 core programs within the first year of employment. 50% travel.

Created marketing strategy resulting in an unprecedented 40% increase in training requests and billable revenue.

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Volunteer Consulting Group (The Harvard Business School Club of NY) New York

Program Director 1992 – 1996

Worked with premiere NY corporations in placing their top performers onto nonprofit Boards of major museums, theaters, dance companies and other philanthropic organizations. Facilitated Trustee’s integration onto Board. Helped Boards function more effectively.

Assessed high potential executives and sourced out Boards that would support the executive’s career path and overall skill development. Results were outstanding – highly cost effective and unique effort to build corporate and civic leadership.

Consultant to Boards. Helped Boards identify/implement mission, strategy, as well as strengthen governing process. Trained Board Chairs in group dynamics and decision-making techniques.

Initiated and cultivated relationships with major NY corporations. Resulted in $300,000 in funding.


Columbia University; Master of Arts – Organizational Psychology

Columbia University; Master of Arts – Counseling Psychology

West Virginia University; Bachelor of Fine Arts

Other Information

Certification: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, DDI, Behavioral Technology,

Decker Communications

Attended The William Alanson White Institute’s Program in Organizational Consulting

Frequent speaker on Executive Derailment and Dealing with Narcissistic Bosses, Employees & Clients

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