Diane has an
outstanding ability to facilitate and empower individual and organizational
change in clients through Coaching, and Learning & Development processes.
These processes incorporate her experience in organizational settings of many
types and sizes and her successful career in Marketing and General Management
prior to launching her consulting business.
She has a
proven track record in taking complex situations and challenges, analyzing them
into their essential causes and designing learning tools that are practical and
effective in driving change. She has the organizational knowledge and
experience as well as the ability to create learning processes and tools that
empower managers and leaders to drive desired change.
Her style as
a coach and talent development specialist blends humor & substance, high
level issues & practical daily tools, and high vision blended with daily
action. Her faith in the capacity of people to achieve is contagious and
clients of various organizations she has worked with report results beyond
anything they had thought possible.
Ivy League graduate from humble beginnings, she has the versatility and natural
talent to relate to and establish rapport with a wide diversity of people of
every level and type of work. Her blue-chip career began in product management
at S.C. Johnson Wax where she handled industry favorites like Glade, OFF! and
Raid. She then advanced to McCormick Spice Company as new products manager.
Later, she joined the Durkee-French Foods division of Reckitt & Colman,
managing French's and Colman's mustard lines. At these organizations, Diane
also created and facilitated successful leading-edge programs in marketing and
Diane founded her company, Advanced Leadership Group. Her client list includes
Dow Jones, GlaxoSmithKline, The Prudential, Pfizer, BASF, SEIU, The Journal of
Commerce, the City of Summit, Johnson & Johnson, Alcan Aluminum,
Innogenetics, Inc., J.F. Shea Construction, PathTech Software Solutions,
Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C., BI Source, American Red
Cross, Parette Somjen Architects, United Water, Quest Diagnostics and others
too numerous to list.
experience as a Leadership Development and Motivational speaker at corporate
sales and business meetings, Diane has also distinguished her career with her
engaging lectures on personal development. She has been a guest lecturer at the
State University of New York at Binghamton,
Rutgers and various universities throughout Mexico. She currently instructs
Leadership to adult learners at Farleigh
graduating cum laude with a BA in economics, Diane received an MBA in marketing
from the Cornell Graduate School of Management. She is an honored member of
International Who's Who and appears in the National Directory of Who's Who in
Executives and Professionals. She has also been chosen Woman of the Year by
the American Business Women's Association-Morris County Chapter, MVP of
the Parsippany, NJ Area Chamber of Commerce and is the 2007 recipient
of the prestigious Ralph Ganger Award from her professional association,
believes that service is a key responsibility of leaders. She has actively
supported numerous charities and is often a pro bono speaker for groups and associations
throughout the U.S. Additionally, she has served as a Vice President on the
Board of Directors of the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the American Society
for Training and Development, as President of the Parsippany (NJ) Area Chamber
of Commerce, and as a Director on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts.
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