Barbara designs and delivers coaching and development solutions that unleash a leader’s potential and recognizes their whole self. She helps those leaders build teams that not only produce results but are passionate about and committed to their mission. Her practical and pragmatic approach draws upon a long career in industry as well as from the latest leadership research.
Barbara has had a successful career in business, including a role as VP of Sales and Marketing, working with both Fortune 500 companies and small to mid-size businesses. She knows what it is like to design a winning, agile strategy in a competitive landscape and build high performing teams that get results. Coaching and development of people has been her life’s passion. Working with leaders from the inside out, she helps them become the leader they dream of being.
Barbara was a core team member of Korn Ferry’s Leadership Development practice. Her work included leadership coaching and executive assessment as well as designing bespoke leadership development programs that expand an executive’s world. Barbara was also a member of Korn Ferry’s Diversity and Inclusion practice.
She has worked with hundreds of leaders globally in organizations such as:
AstraZeneca, Abbott, AbbVie, ARM, B&W, Capital One, Deloitte, Flowserve, Genmab, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Indivior, ISN, John Deere, Murphy USA, Nike, Pioneer Natural Resources and USPS. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, she had her own consulting firm.
Barbara earned her certificate in Executive Coaching from the University of Texas Jindal School of Business and her BA in Liberal Arts from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a certified professional coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
When she is not doing the work she loves, you will likely find Barbara cooking and baking for family and friends, pulling skiers on her boat, teaching English as a Second Language, listening to a rather eclectic playlist, adding another country to her list of those visited and adding yet another book to her Kindle.