April Callis Birchmeier is an Author and Change Management expert who works with organizations like the State of Michigan, Whirlpool and University of Michigan to prepare and support their people during process and technology change.
April believes that no one should have to suffer through boring training and confusing information. Preparing for change with people centered language, enjoyable training and friendly support, helps organizations reap the benefits of employee adoption of change.
She has been featured in Time Magazine and The New York Times and is founding member and First 100 to receive the Certified Change Management Professional accreditation from the Association of Change Management Professionals. Her organization, Springboard Consulting is instrumental in driving change and thought leadership throughout the industry.
April’s three daughters and three stepchildren have provided the M.O.M credential, of which she is most proud. She lives in Lansing, Michigan with her husband, children and 12 chickens.
April is an entertaining, energetic and experienced expert in Change and Leading a Positive Workplace. She is one of the first Certified Change Management Professionals (CCMP) in the world and leads successful change initiaives for Government, Health Care and Corporate Clients.
April brings deep experience in change management as well as insights on how organizational culture and individual behavior can impact the bottom line.
Her presentations resonate with participants and her passion for working together in a positive, productive way is translated into actionable content to immediately impact workplace performance.
Her presentations highlight the actions and accountability to lead positive organizations through:
- Leading change effectively to increase successful outcomes of projects
- Learning to adapt quickly and proactively to change
- Leading and maintaining a positive workplace
- Recognition of habits, behavior and the impact on workplace
- Implementing Enterprise-wide change such as the ACA and the Healthy Michigan Plan