Patty has over 30 years of experience in partnering with organizations in the delivery of effective and measurable solutions to a variety of leadership development issues. She is passionate advocate for helping women leaders be all they can be and has assisted a broad base of client companies, both locally and nationally in growing and developing their female leadership talent.
As a female executive with a multibillion dollar global organization for 12 years, followed by 20+ years as a managing partner of a highly regarded career and leadership development firm, Patty has both experienced and understands many of the challenges and opportunities facing organizations and their women leaders. Her expertise lies in an ability to assist women leaders in understanding themselves, the impact they have within their organizations and on others, their opportunities for growth and enhanced leadership effectiveness, and developing action effective plans to meet both professional and personal goals. Her approach is collaborative and focuses on helping women leaders build upon their strengths, skills and experiences that have contributed to their current success, while identifying opportunities and tools to help them significantly raise their leadership capital within the organizations they serve.
Patty is a recognized and active leader in the Indianapolis business community, sitting on a variety of for-profit and not-for-profit boards, many of them focused on women, and is the immediate Past Chair of the Central Indiana Women’s Business Council of the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. Patty has significant expertise in assisting women leaders recognize and capitalize on their unique leadership skills and expertise and is a frequent speaker, both locally and nationally, on women’s leadership issues. A significant amount of her time is spent working with corporations to raise their awareness for the need and benefits in being intentional in investing in their women leaders and heads her company’s efforts to Coach Women to Leadership Excellence.
Patty has a B.S. in Education from the University of Kentucky, as well as numerous post-graduate hours in career management and professional and leadership development. She is a Certified Integrity Coach and a graduate of the Marshall Goldsmith Leadership Development and Executive Coaching Academy. She is certified in numerous leadership assessment and developmental tools that she uses to both diagnose situations and create effective and measurable action plans.