Like you, Executive Coach and speaker, Jennifer Smith has seen some leaders be successful in their role and even more crash and burn.
With more than two decades of speaking, workshop facilitation, and coaching thousands of leaders around the world to help them develop their own capabilities as well as those of their teams, her unique view has a global and cross-industry perspective. Jennifer shares with best and the brightest that leadership is choosing behaviors that inspire and enable others to contribute towards the effectiveness of the organization.
Jennifer is one of the nation’s experts on igniting passion within leaders so they can reach their peak performance and potential. A former senior leader working for Fortune 500 companies she led teams delivering leadership development, succession planning, performance management, compensation and high potential programs while managing million dollar budgets.
She attracts attention from the world’s leading companies because of her ability to share practical approaches that inform and inspire employees. A few of the organizations that have benefited from her expertise are General Electric, Prudential, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Estée Lauder, Electrolux, Konica Minolta, John Deere and Munich Re.
Clients describe her speaking style as engaging, practical and authentic. She has spoken in front of thousands of leaders over the years and one of her strengths is creating an environment in which leaders feel valued for their uniqueness. Jennifer holds her audience captive with her authentic, down-to-earth style while showcasing her vast knowledge in leadership, communication, and the power of influence.
Jennifer finished her undergraduate studies in Accounting at Grambling State University and graduated from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School with a Master of Science in Organization Development and Human Resources. She is a Certified Professional Coach, credentialed by the International Coach Federation, Social + Emotional Intelligence Certified Coach®, and is the founder of the Passionate Leader Institute.
Driven by a dedication to staying current on leadership, she is the Immediate Past President of the New Jersey Charter Chapter of the International Coach Federation where she led a board of 11 and organization of over 230 members. Her desire to be of service motivates her to offer pro bono facilitation as well as coaching to people who have been out of work and are struggling to get their next job.
Contact Jennifer today to discuss how to make your event a resounding success!