Ellen is a business psychologist, ICF certified executive coach, facilitator and speaker. She works with leaders and their teams, both nationally and internationally, to create collaborative conversations, cultures and work climates. She uses an array of assessments, processes, concepts and tools that customize the path to outstanding results. She is particularly interested in using concepts and methods that are scientifically based, yet engaging and accessible. A primary focus is equipping leaders to spark employees’ creativity and connection to the business mission and purpose.
She is a certified facilitator of the LEGO® Serious Play® method and tools and a Professional Innovation Advisor for the Basadur Applied Creativity process. She also serves as faculty for Mercer Delta’s Executive Learning Center and CDC University. Her professional affiliations include the American Psychological Association, the Society for Consulting Psychology, the International Coach Federation and the NeuroleadershipInstitute. She also serves on the board of the Institute for Work Attitude and Motivation.
Among her current and recent clients are companies in the government, pharmaceutical, defense, automotive, construction, healthcare, financial services, consumer products, specialty chemicals, commercial aviation, newspaper publishing and hospitality industries.
She also has experience with not-for-profit organizations as both a consultant and a board member.
With her background in the German language, she has facilitated cross-cultural leadership development programs in Germany and Switzerland. She is currently partnered with a German consulting firm in teaching strategic, business consulting skills to IT professionals.