Leadership Programs within Organizations

Ann Holland, PHD

Biography

Ann is an expert in people development and organizational development. Ann is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in learning and development, organizational development, leadership, and management.

Ann’s experience spans a multitude of industries and positions. She has been an owner operator of her own business and has held high profile senior positions such as the Deputy City Manager for the City of Las Vegas when the City of Las Vegas was recognized as the fastest growing city in America and the Regional Vice President of Marketing for Grand Casinos when it was named by Fortune Magazine as the fastest growing company in America. She also held a critical position as Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations at a major hotel casino in Las Vegas during its financial turn-a-round leading change, problem solving, strategic planning, and implementing innovative marketing strategies while providing exceptional customer service.

Ann has experience working in the following industries: government, entertainment, retail, hospitality, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, oil & gas, and small business/ entrepreneurial endeavors.

Areas of Expertise

Ann’s experience and expertise covers coaching and consulting in areas of staff performance, developing emerging leaders, executive coaching, team building, conflict resolution, designing mentorship programs, succession planning, goal setting, developing interpersonal skills, communication skills, management and leadership skills, developing a coaching culture within an organization, organizational design, talent management, training program design and facilitation, and public speaking.

Ann is well-versed in a broad range of training models and adult learning theories. She can assess enterprise-wide training needs through various assessment methods, conduct gap analysis, develop and design training plans and programs, facilitate and deliver training courses and measure for effectiveness utilizing leading and lagging metric indicators. She has successfully designed and implemented leadership competency building and succession planning programs as well as on-boarding leaders new to leadership positions, or new to the organization.

She also works with leaders and HR business partners to drive behavior change, program execution and deployment, and implementation of business strategies.

 

Credentials

 

  • PhD: Human and Organization Development
  • Master’s Degree- Human Development
  • Master’s Degree – Organizational Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Business Management
  • Executive Coaching Certification – iPEC (accredited - International Coaching Federation)
  • Leadership Breakthrough Certification - Rapport Leadership (Nevada Chapter)
  • Life Skills Coaching Training - Academy for Coaching Excellence (ICF accredited)
  • Certified World Class Facilitator –Interaction Associates
  • Effective Facilitation Training- Leadership Strategies

 

 We partner with the best coaches and consultants nationally. Meet our Associates and their areas of expertise.

 

Amy is the lead for the full body of work and co-facilitates the process with her Associates. Contact Amy for next steps at 832-419-0639 or Amy@AmyLRobinson.com.

 

 

Leadership and Team Building

Brian Jaudon

 

Brian is an organizational consultant and facilitator who works primarily with senior leadership teams in multiple industries including manufacturing, technology and health care. He is especially skilled in helping management teams have the right conversations that lead to genuine commitment and enthusiasm regarding their vision, strategy and and key initiatives. Brian draws on his extensive training in family systems, mediation and emotional intelligence in his work with organizations. He takes a collaborative approach to working with clients. Rather than coming in as the expert with the answers, Brian believes that all organizations have the expertise and wisdom they need to fulfill their mission – they just need to address the internal misalignments that are getting in their way. He is a dedicated partner who works with clients to determine desired outcomes and build a map to get there. He is especially skilled in helping management teams have the right conversations that lead to genuine commitment and enthusiasm regarding their vision, strategy and and key initiatives. He is licensed and trained in Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, DiSC and the Barrett Values model for building healthy organizational cultures. 

 

Cross Cultural Coaching Business Communication and Etiquette

Laurie Kim Landi 

Laurie is a Korean-American certified life and business leadership coach, specializing in the areas of cross-cultural and inter-racial relationships. Laurie’s nearly 25 years of U.S. and international work experience in the food service, finance and retail industries has equipped her to identify and resolve cultural differences in personal and business relationships.  Her multilingual skills (e.g., Korean, Japanese and Thai) and her passion to help people are some of key assets that Laurie brings to assisting individuals with their relationships and companies faced with the challenge of new foreign owners.  Laurie’s ultimate goal is to help her clients achieve higher performance, become more successful, and lead happier lives.

 

Examples of Laurie’s Cross-Cultural Experiences:

As owner and head chef of Jeong Won Restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand, she trained and managed staff of 54 persons of different Asian nationalities to work closely and efficiently together.

Promoted traditional Korean food in Thailand and also supported spread of K-pop (Korean pop culture) culture through various media outlets (e.g., newspapers, magazines and TV food shows) and food conventions.

At Global One Capital, an Asian investment firm based in Bangkok, Laurie coordinated and facilitated various international and domestic investment projects, including joint ventures with Korean cosmetics, home shopping and low-cost airline companies.

Having worked at the Wall Street offices of two of Japan’s biggest securities firms – as Buy-Side Trader and JGB (Japanese Government Bond) Sales Assistant – she executed high-valued trades and acted as liaison between Japanese and U.S. institutional investors.

At the restaurant of 5-star hotel in New York City (Barclay’s at InterContinental), Laurie managed a staff of 40 unionized workers of different ethnic backgrounds and motivated them to provide exceptional customer service to the hotel’s international guests.