President & Founder, SageCoach Inc.
is a recognized expert in management and leadership development. With the
insight and demeanor of a sage, leavened with a strong dose of animation, Andrea
brings over 30 years of solid international business experience in management
and leadership development to her work as a consultant, coach, and mentor to
managers and leaders.
earned a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Michigan
and a Masters in Human Resource Management from the University of Utah (summa
cum laude). She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) with extensive study and
training, and well over 4,000 paid hours of client coaching. She also holds the
Coaches Training Institute
designation of Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC.)
has held senior leadership positions in Human Resources, Union Relations,
Management Development, Employee Development, Organization Development, and
Organization Communication at General Electric, Digital Equipment,
and Novell. Since founding her own firm –
SageCoach – in 1997,
Andrea has consulted to organizations on strategic development of leadership and
management skills. Her corporate
client list is extensive, and
includes technology firms, financial services, hospitality, health care,
transportation, and small service businesses.
recognized as an expert mentor, coach, designer and consultant, with very strong
communication and interpersonal skills. Flexible in her approach to designing
actions and solutions, she customizes her work to each client’s needs. Her
considerable business and life experience provide a solid realism to her
Leadership Coaching and Leadership Development work.
Andrea is co-author, with Carol, of the recently published book,
Play to Your Strengths, which
features practical tools for leaders who want to build their own strengths and
the strengths of their teams and organizations.