A quote included the words: “inspirational, wise, and humorous”, all qualities to which I aspire. To them, I will add: “acts with grace and dignity”. By age I am officially a crone - a wise woman – and that is true, sometimes.
I am a happy mother and grandmother, rescue dog mom, gardener and lover of old British sports cars. In my work, I am an organization development consultant, with global experience in enterprise organization change. I am the president and principal consultant with Hansen Jones Associates, LLC, a coaching and consulting organization serving clients in SE Michigan.
My consulting work has included complex culture change initiatives for clients in automotive IT, healthcare and financial services technology. Coaching leaders to embrace their role in defining and sustaining organization culture is an integral part of guiding successful organization change. My coaching practice is dedicated to helping clients deepen their self-awareness, build their strengths and practice strategies to grow as effective leaders.
I have a MS in Organization Development from Pepperdine University and an MBA from the University of St Thomas in St Paul, Minnesota. I am a member of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT), Women Officials Network Board, and a proud Keyholder member of the SheHive.
I was elected the [first woman] president of the Franklin Village Council in 2016 and have a strong interest in supporting women to move into appointed and elected leadership positions to enable positive change in our communities.