Research, Design, Facilitation
Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Human Development
I am an introvert. Nobody believes this, but it’s true!
Learn how to surf, drive a tank, and sing (well) at a karaoke bar
Running an overnight camp for one glorious summer
Watched in fear from the fourth row of a bus traveling 100 kilometers an hour down a two-lane road as the back-up driver exchanged places with the current driver, without the bus stopping
’80s Movie Quotes, ’80s One-hit Wonder Songs, ’80s TV Shows, John Cusack Films, Driving Shortcuts to Avoid Traffic in Boston
Coaching, Teaming, Leadership Development, Sport and Trauma
The College of William and Mary, Bachelor of Arts Studio Art; Syracuse University, Master of Science Art Education; USSF “A” License; NSCAA Advanced National License
As a player, going to the 1992 NCAA women’s soccer Elite 8 with W&M. As a coach, winning the 2004 ACC Championship in women’s soccer with The University of Virginia
I used to own a Harley Davidson
Quit my job and thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2000
Songs of the ’80s, Characters from Stephen King Novels, Art History, All Things Calvin and Hobbes, Quotes from Better Off Dead
From A League of Their Own – Geena Davis’ reply when Tom Hanks asks her why she is quitting the baseball team: Geena, “It just got too hard.” Tom, “It’s supposed to be hard, the hard is what makes it great. If it were easy everyone would do it.”
Hamilton College, Bachelor of Arts
Panther Pond in Raymond, ME
Maple Walnut, rainbow sprinkles and a sugar cone
Goldfinger, because it is the quintessential Bond film featuring Sean Connery, the ultimate 007
Time travel so I could tame and ride a stegosaurus
The Wire. Enough said.
Emotional Intelligence, Coaching, Leadership Development, Sales Training
SUNY Oswego, Bachelor of Business Administration; Institute for Health and Human Potential, Emotional Intelligence; Vital Smarts, Crucial Conversations; International Coaching Academy, Coaching Certification; MBTI – CPP
Outdoors – skiing, biking and hiking
I’m introverted and need my quiet time
Skiing in Switzerland – when I was very young, my mother left five kids (ages 2-12) home with my dad and went skiing with a girlfriend. Why shouldn’t I?
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Disconnecting for a day (or longer!) to recharge
Training, Facilitation, Executive Coaching
Brown University, Bachelor of Arts; Lesley University, Master of Science Counseling Psychology, The Coaches Training Institute, Certified Professional Co-active Coach
Winning as the underdog because it gives you deeper respect for yourself and your teammates, and makes celebrations all the sweeter
Compete on Dancing with the Stars
I would use five of them to invite Michelle Obama, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Mindy Kaling and Tina Fey to dinner so they could advise me on how to use the last ten
I was an alternate for the US Women’s Rowing Team for the 2000 Olympic Games
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert really stuck with me
Team development, Executive coaching, Change Management, Conflict Management, Sales process and Presence coaching and training.
BA Business, MS Organizational Psychology
When I was a teenager I learned how to complete the Rubik’s Cube in under a minute.
For Whom the Bell Tolls, Hemingway
On a trout river
Team Dynamics, Facilitation, and Personal Growth
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a focus on Outdoor Education at The University of New Hampshire
Being a part of the Massachusetts state championship soccer team at Wayland High School! 12 years of playing with the same group of guys came to a perfect close.
I do not like ketchup, mustard, or relish on hot dogs… or on ANYTHING!!!
“The person who says they can and the person who says they can’t are both right.” – Unknown (paraphrased over time from a quote by Henry Ford)
“Sorry, I think you must have the wrong number!”
Thank my mother.
Organization, Operations, Art-making
Mount Holyoke College, Bachelor of Art in Studio Art
The three F’s: Family, Friends, and Food
Get up early
In my art studio (any season)
“It is in your self interest to find a way to be very tender” – Jenny Holzer
Focus on the impending 16th minute
Communication Skills, including leadership development, executive presence, and public speaking.
University of Michigan: MBA and Master's in Education
Duke University: BA in English
Certified Professional Coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF)
Directing the University of Michigan Business School Follies (variety show) and working with an executive team and hundreds of MBAs to produce a creative, entertaining show
Coffee in a waffle cone with chocolate sprinkles
Take the train to New York
How I spend weekends:
Having adventures with my husband and kids, ages 5 &7
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