I have more than 36 years of experience in the business arena and am the owner of A Step Ahead PR Consulting and Coaching, established in 1986 as A Step Ahead Public Relations. I specialize in crisis communications, strategic planning, business strategy, special events, internal communications, media relations strategy, and executive coaching. I am accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and am a certified master coach and credentialed by the International Coach Federation.
I have worked with a variety of corporations and organizations in a number of business sectors. I have served in management positions for DePaul University, Home Box Office (HBO), Nielsen Marketing Research and Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company. As a consultant,I have coached executives and implemented communications and business strategies for Coca-Cola, Nissan, Allstate, McDonald’s, Sears, McCain Foods and Magellan Corporation, to name a few.
As an executive career coach, I help clients focus and maximize their efforts to achieve a successful career or jump-start a stalled one. I help clients build and enhance critical organizational and communications skills needed for success at any level. I empower my clients to become strategic risk takers and reach their personal and professional goals.
I coach on leadership presence, career development, time management, work/life balance, and communications effectiveness. My clients appreciate my challenging, but supportive coaching style. I provide them with the tools to continue their growth after the coaching engagement is complete.
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