Senior Consultant | Denver, CO
Susan’s mission is to facilitate the development of leaders from the inside out so they exercise the privileges of their power with conscious awareness, strategic intent, and build great work environments in the process. She has specific expertise in assisting leaders and teams to develop very practical interpersonal and process skills for collaborating across boundaries – functional, generational, geographic or psychological. She strongly believes that healthy collaborative work relationships power organizational innovation and success.
Susan joined Interaction Associates in 1990 as the manager of Product Development overseeing the development of some of IA’s flagship products including Facilitative Leadership and Strategic Leadership Skills. She also managed the transformation of IA’s product strategy for scale and broad distribution, catalyzing a decade of robust growth. More recently Susan has taken a pivotal role in transitioning IA from primarily face-to-face learning into the virtual blended learning environment.
Susan has built and led blended learning solutions deployed for thousands of managers and teams, including at General Electric, Celanese, Deloitte-Greenhouse, SECU, Citrix, Providence Health & Services, Southwestern Energy and Roche/Genentech
Susan received a B.A. in Organizational Communication. She is a Board Certified Coach and Professional Integral Coach. She is also a certified Integrative9 Enneagram Coach. She completed a graduate internship in Group Facilitation at Stanford School of Business and has completed graduate-level continuing education programs in Authentic Leadership. She is currently engaged in study at Brown University to become a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher and coach.
She is author of Tipping Point for Women Leaders, published in the October 2006 journal of Woman MBA.
Susan grew up living overseas, in South America and South Africa, as her father migrated throughout his career as a global executive. She learned four languages, taught English language immersion courses and has a passion for ongoing personal and professional development. She lives in Longmont, Colorado and enjoys all the benefits and beauty that the Rocky Mountain West brings. She has volunteered as a community member and facilitator for the Longmont Community Justice Partnership, a Restorative Justice program in her local community.
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