Aligning business strategies with human performance is the essence of what Joan’s career has been devoted to for nearly three decades. Cultivating cultures where people thrive is her passion. She has built a solid reputation of being a trusted advisor and valuable business partner earned across diverse industries including financial, cable, food services, software and telecommunications.
In partnership with management and employees, she leads organizations in creating extraordinary performance. Her ability to listen to others and share critical observations is essential for successful results. Joan believes that making an investment in people has a direct correlation to being a differentiator for companies in their competitive industry marketplace.
Joan is an experienced HR professional who has had the opportunity to lead all disciplines of human resources. She also has merger and acquisition background after personally experiencing nine acquisitions throughout her career.
Companies like Level 3 Communications, tw telecom, Webroot Software, JD Edwards and PeopleSoft (now Oracle), Reiss Media, and Time Warner Cable have all benefitted from her expertise and insight.
A native of Denver, Colorado, she now resides in Glendale, Arizona. She is a graduate of the University of Phoenix and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Joan attended the University of Denver Executive Education program developed for Level 3. Additionally, she has numerous affiliations and certifications in leadership coaching and team effectiveness training, analysis and coaching. Joan is a Board Member for The Casa Center for Positive Social Change. Joan is located in our Phoenix, AZ office.