KRISTIN SALADA

Denver, Colorado

Education:

Kristin graduated from Northwestern University and holds a MSM in organizational communication and training from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver (DU)

Kristin is a leadership development consultant, team coach and facilitator, serves as a consultant and T3 coach for Personify Leadership. She brings more than 20 years in experience-based learning and group facilitation.  Kristin has developed and delivered leadership curriculum for managers and executives in corporate universities in the defense, food and beverage, and steel manufacturing industries. Her clients have included Allianz Global Risks IT, athenahealth, Spiirall, Dunkin’ Brands, Hult International Business School, Microsoft, Nissan North America and VolunteerMatch.com.

Strengths:

Kristin is gifted at helping work groups have conversations that matter so people begin talking about the topics everyone is avoiding but really want or need to talk about. She incorporates engaging experiential learning exercises to bring about increased self-awareness and team esteem. Kristin’s approach is energetic, professional and personable. She trains and supports our Open Enrollments and T3s (train-the-trainer). 

GERRY SINGLETON

Bozeman, Montana

Education:

Gerry has a Bachelors in English from Purdue University. In addition to being certified in Personify Leadership, Gerry is a certified ROI Practitioner from the ROI Institute and is certified in personality assessments including the WorkPlace Big Five™ and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™.  Gerry has been delivering the Personify Leadership course for over 10 years.

Experience:

Gerry has worked extensively in senior leadership roles leading organizational development, sales, consulting, and system relations functions. He leverages assessment tools, coaching (at executive and frontline levels), facilitation, multi-channel training, strategic planning, et al. With nearly twenty years in the financial services sector, Gerry also has experience in non-profit and hospitality sectors.

Strengths:

Gerry is a passionate, enthusiastic facilitator and consultant with a unique ability to read people and situations. A “consultants’ consultant,” Gerry excels at leading people, teams, and projects. Others call Gerry a true professional, always striving to help leaders be the best they can be. Regarding Gerry’s executive coaching and facilitation skills, people have said he knows how to design and execute custom programs flawlessly, and with his ROI experiences, he is able to demonstrate results.

LINDA WILLIAMS

Denver, Colorado

Education:

Linda holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Fairfield University and a Master’s degree in Training and Development from Lesley University.

Experience:

Linda is a highly skilled instructional designer, as well as a seasoned facilitator of leadership, team, sales and other professional development programs. Combining skills and techniques from traditional learning methods, as well her extensive work as a stage actor, director and improviser, Linda also offers classes and coaching in public speaking, presentation skills, and applied improvisation. Linda has also worked at Toast Masters for years.

Strengths:

Linda is an exceptional instructor and facilitator who designs and delivers highly interactive programs that engage learners through the use of a variety of instructional methods. Clients and colleagues appreciate Linda’s passion for creating engaging learning experiences, as well as her positive energy, integrity, attention to detail, and ability to put others at ease.

STEVE HARAP Ph.D

Chicago, IL

Education:

Steve received his B.A. in Psychology from Lehigh University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Hahnemann University.  He is certified in the use and delivery of many tools and systems including: KornFerry Leadership Architect Competencies, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, DiSC, StrengthsFinder, CPI 260, Hogan Assessments, and is an expert in the use of 360˚ feedback to enhance the development of leaders. He has also earned the Registered Corporate Coach (RCC) designation from the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC).

Experience:

Steve’s career has incorporated both internal corporate as well as external consulting roles. Corporate positions have included: Head of Learning & Development at Ferrara Candy Company; Principal, Talent Management and Organization Development at Commonwealth Edison; Coaching & Leadership Development Consultant for Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America; and Management and Leadership Coach at Deloitte. Steve’s consulting roles have included: Managing Consultant and Head of Coaching – North America at YSC (now part of Accenture), a global leadership consultancy; and President/Founder of Partners for Productivity, Inc., a leadership development consultancy. Steve’s work experiences also include health care management and the provision of clinical behavior health services.

Strengths:

Steve is an experienced Leadership & Talent Development Consultant, Executive Coach, and Facilitator/Trainer. He is known for his professionalism, ability to sense needs, and excitement for his work. As a consultant, Steve is seasoned in his ability to assess and develop talent. His experience is drawn from assessing leaders and executives from across the globe and from a broad range of companies. His coaching work has focused on helping executives become better leaders through the identification and honing of necessary competencies as well as the acquisition and strengthening of new skills. In addition to his coaching and assessment work, Steve is also a skilled facilitator and has offered a broad range of workshops, seminars and training programs.  In this work, he provides a highly interactive, enthusiastic and dynamic approach.

PAUL McMURRAY

Baltimore, Maryland

Education:

Paul studied and taught economics while in a Ph.D. program at Penn State University. He is an adjunct faculty member at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where he is working on his Ph.D. in Business Psychology.

He holds two undergraduate degrees in English and Economics and a graduate degree in Economics all from the University of Utah. He is an ACC certified coach from the International Coach Federation.

Experience:

For more than 22 years, Paul has helped leaders assess their organizations, develop their strategic plans and implement change initiatives. He has worked with boards of directors and senior leadership teams to create compelling visions and strategic goals. He has worked with mid-level managers to help align their goals and daily tasks with leadership’s strategic vision. Part of what makes Paul effective is his ability to create a safe environment for holding difficult conversations. Paul has worked with large and small companies in writing and analyzing employee and customer surveys. His skills as an economist make him adept in creating business plans for new lines of business and he has helped over 50 companies implement these business plans into new profitable lines of business. Clients come from a wide variety of industries including Healthcare, Banking and Finance, Manufacturing, Telecommunications and Government.

Strengths:

Paul is a skilled speaker in addressing audiences on the topics of leadership, influence, communications and accountability. Consistently receiving accolades for his personable-style, humor and friendly nature, he creates an atmosphere of safety and openness that makes his speeches meaningful and motivational.