brenda hampel

Brenda Hampel co-founded Connect the Dots Consulting in 2006, having already gained a national reputation as a leadership team session and discussion expert.

From day one, Brenda dedicated Connect the Dots to providing Real Leadership, meaning custom-crafting Leadership Solutions to a client’s unique, specific, real-life leadership needs. That focus has only grown, for today Brenda and her team service a wide range of companies with a tailored, custom approach to leadership building and related services that help transform companies and the leaders at their helm. 

Brenda, a graduate of The Ohio State University with a BA in Communications, is a nationally recognized speaker, and co-authored several leadership books, all published by McGraw-Hill. Brenda is a certified coach from both the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching and the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches.

As co-founder of a successful women-owned business, Brenda is passionate about helping women develop their own leadership brand. And she’s equally passionate about improving the lives of disadvantaged youth in underserved communities through her board work with Kids First, a non-profit provider of school-based healthcare.

A small sampling of Brenda’s clients includes:

Cardinal Health

Ascena Retail Brands

CVS Health

Washington University

TJX Companies

Northwestern University

Volkswagen Group of America

Audi of America

The Ohio State Medical Center

The Ohio State University

Nissan USA

Barnes Jewish College Health Center

Brenda's list of co-authored books include:

  1. Solving Employee Performance Problems: How to Spot Problems Early, Take Appropriate Action, and Bring Out the Best in Everyone
  2. Perfect Phrases for New Employee Orientation and Onboarding: Hundreds of Ready-to-use Phrases to Train and Retain Your Top Talent
  3. Talent Assessment and Development Pocket Tool Kit: How to Get the Most Out of Your Best People

When not at the office or traveling on business, Brenda loves family time, as well as hiking, kayaking and rooting for her favorite sports teams.

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