Director, Leader’s Leverage
Jennifer is a management consultant and Executive Coach with The Leets Consortium, headquartered in Irvine, California. Jennifer has over 15 years experience as a leader, coach, and entrepreneur in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Jennifer’s no-nonsense communication style and uncompromising commitment to results have made her a trusted advisor to business executives.
Jennifer has worked extensively in the financial services, marketing, consumer goods and human service industries as a dedicated leader building training and development functions from the ground up. Her work in partnering with business leaders and executives is highlighted by her belief that talent management and leadership development are critical business strategies. As a consultant, she is adept at creating solutions that work – business centered people strategies and intense, practical, results-oriented learning. As a coach, Jennifer believes in creating a true coach-client partnership through open, honest, and direct dialogue. She adapts her approach to meet the unique needs of each individual client and organization and draws upon her own experiences as a seasoned business leader.
Jennifer specializes in working with new and emerging leaders as well as mid-level managers and “high potential” individuals. In her work with new leaders, Jennifer partners with each client to develop an effective, authentic leadership style that engages employees, earns respect, and gets results. She helps newly promoted leaders to work through the challenges of their new role and the transition from peer to supervisor or supervisor to manager.
When working with more seasoned leaders, Jennifer challenges and supports them in honing and advancing their leadership capabilities to meet the evolving challenges of their role and the business. Some common areas of focus include strategic thinking, influence and collaboration skills, self-awareness, global leadership, critical thinking and problem-solving, and high impact communication.
Jennifer holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Organization Development. She received her coach training at the College of Executive Coaching in Santa Barbara. Jennifer also holds a graduate level certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching from Fielding Graduate Institute.