“The most fulfilling jobs share a common trait: They prod us to work at our highest level but in a way that we, not someone else, control.”Daniel Pink
Kristie’s passion is coaching leaders to identify and align employees’ strengths to meet the business needs of their organizations. She uses a combination of questions, humor, and analogies to strengthen leaders’ ability to communicate with team members. Applying that same combination to align employees to their current positions and career path, her goal is to increase engagement, one employee at a time.
Kristie served as an HR generalist for 17 years in the manufacturing, distribution, and health insurance industries across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. She has worked as an organization development partner for six years at MRA. Members value her ability to present engagement survey data objectively, in a way that is easy to understand and actionable within the context of their business.
Kristie’s clients describe her as an advisor, coach, and trusted business partner. Her approach increases collaboration and enables people to contribute their talents to the purpose of their organizations.
- Led calibration sessions for clients’ annual performance and compensation reviews.
- Implemented a talent management process for leaders and individual contributors.
- Served as a change agent for leadership teams during business transitions.
- Served as a strategic talent management advisor for key executives.
Kristie earned a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology and human resource management from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.