Christy is an experienced leader in learning and development. Early in her career, she led a team that accomplished unprecedented results in the telecommunications industry, training and coaching over 1000 new employees, including leadership, in one year. Her experience creating leadership development programs and developing succession planning strategies, mentoring programs, and process improvement initiatives, gives her insight into challenges many leaders face today. She has also worked with Business schools such as University of Texas at Dallas and Richland College, adding value in course offerings and coaching to executive MBA students. She coached top leaders in London and Kazakhstan involved in an expansive oil and gas initiative. She worked with leaders at BNSF over a nine-year period to change the safety culture. Christy meets any challenge head on with her excellent listening skills, creative problem solving abilities, flexibility, and calm demeanor.
Over the past 25 years, Christy has created her own success through coaching and facilitating a variety of leadership development programs. Many of her training and coaching clients have developed through referrals and relationships, or proposals through Linked In Professional Finder tools. Her experience includes training and coaching for multi-generational teams and audiences, working through conflict and communication challenges, and leaders in high-tech, transportation, oil and gas, telecommunications, beverage, manufacturing, healthcare, education, and financial. Facilitating workshops and providing one on one coaching in countries such as the United Kingdom, Europe, China, Australia, Singapore, Venezuela, Mexico, and Canada has developed her understanding of cultural differences. Christy has a specialty in coaching leaders to present and speak authentically, with audience-centered techniques. She has worked with thousands of clients to improve their presence and speaking skills at conferences, meetings, and trade shows. She has prepared speakers participating in the Mobile World Congress to those that are championing messages or training in the organization. Christy is a certified Executive Coach working with many leaders one on one using a return on investment process approved through the International Coaching Federation.
Christy also coaches leaders in Organizational Savvy skills to promote value and worth with integrity in order to progress within the organization. Client experience includes working with Fidelity Investments, Airbus, Ryan, Federal Reserve Bank, VMware, Perry Ellis, Nike Swim, The Marketing Arm, Go Engineer, Energy Transfer Partners, Nokia, BNSF, and 9th Wonder. She gets feedback regularly on her ability to remain calm in the most stressful situations with clients. She has been involved in custom design and led large training events as part of a collaborative team.
Christy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of North Texas. She is certified in a Return on Investment ICF approved Executive Coaching Program, Peck Training Group Leadership programs, Miller Heiman leadership programs, Impact Learning Systems service programs, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, and DiSC.