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JKinderbioresume 2016 1 JANICE KINDER 508-274-8760 janice.kinder@comcast.net BIO For executives, managers, and board members requiring assistance with organizational and leadership development to support professional goals and business growth, Janice Kinder brings a wealth of experience. She has earned a reputation for excellence in providing skilled and practical guidance as a business and leadership coach, educator, process facilitator and organizational development consultant. Her areas of expertise include: • Leadership and business coaching skills, with expertise in behavior, style and communications, strategic thinking, and performance improvement • Governance and senior management, board relations, corporate communications, public affairs, and constituency relations • Team development and group dynamics, process design and facilitation, organizational development, capacity building, and growth strategy • Critical thinking and a methodical approach to solving complex challenges • Effective and energetic presenter, facilitator, educator, and writer • Specific experience in professional services, health care, human services, non profits and education • A sense of humor and the ability to educate, facilitate and coach with fortitude and compassion Prior to (and occasionally since) starting her first consulting firm in 1994, Janice has held senior management positions in health care administration, specializing in strategic planning, business development, marketing and public affairs. She is the recipient of numerous awards for excellence in marketing communications. A graduate of the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (now William James College) with a master’s level certification in executive coaching, Janice holds a bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State University and attended graduate school at the University of Rhode Island as well as the U Mass Dartmouth MBA program. She is also specifically trained in Gestalt theory and Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching. (ORSC) A member of numerous professional organizations for strategic planners, communicators, human resources professionals, and business trainers, Janice is an accomplished speaker and writer in the field of business and leadership development. Janice is devoted to a number of social issues such as education, literacy, domestic violence, and family health & well-being. She has served on boards of directors for non- profits and schools. She donates pro bono time to one organization annually that otherwise would be unable to afford business coaching services. 2 RESUME OF JANICE KINDER Summary: Certified executive coach and organizational development professional specializing in leadership development and capacity building. Excels at aligning people, processes, and learning with mission, values, vision and goals. Specializes in team and individual assessments and development plans to improve performance and grow business. Relevant Experience/Achievements Leadership/Management – In addition to being founder and director of two independent consulting practices, has held seven progressively responsible mid to senior level management positions overseeing strategic planning, business development and marketing/public affairs. Executive/Leadership Coaching –Utilizing a variety of assessment tools and coaching models, assists high potentials, C-suite and middle managers across a wide range of public and private sectors to reach goals and improve performance through increased awareness and a focus on strategic thinking and self reflection. Specific expertise in leadership behavior, style and communications. Organizational Development and Learning – Experienced in design and implementation of organizational assessments and capacity building initiatives. Creator and presenter of dynamic workshops and learning programs covering a comprehensive list of topics in planning, marketing, OD, leadership, management, communications skills. Team Coaching & Group Dynamics – Professional facilitator with a broad range of experience in coaching groups and teams. Specific expertise in change management, conflict resolution, problem solving, group dynamics, organizational redesign, and collaborative processes with diverse individuals and groups. Strategic Planning/Board Governance Development – Designed process and provided strategic planning facilitation for more than 20 businesses and organizations. Depth of knowledge in board governance, development and training. Strategic Business Development/Marketing – Extensive background in all aspects of business development and marketing: corporate communications strategy and implementation: crisis communications; community/customer/media relations; publications; advertising; market research. 3 CAREER HISTORY Independent Consulting ! 2005- present - President, Workplaces Can Work– coaching, facilitation, organizational development, education. Solo practitioner firm focused on capacity building, performance improvement, OD, leadership development. ! 1995 - 2004 Principal Consultant, Kinder & Associates – full service strategic planning and marketing consulting firm specializing in health care, human services, non profits and education Employment 2004-2006 Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod, Hyannis, MA --Vice President, Business Development. Prior to 1995, held these progressively responsible marketing management positions. ! Hospice of Cape Cod, Yarmouth Port, MA --Director of Marketing/ Provider Relations ! Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, MA --Director of Marketing & Public Affairs ! MultiMedia, Inc. Yarmouth Port, MA --Account Executive ! MicroAmerica, Marlboro, MA -- Corporate Marketing Manager ! Holy Family Hospital, Methuen, MA --Director of Marketing & Public Affairs ! Cardinal Cushing General Hospital, Brockton, MA -- Director of Public Relations Education • William James College (formerly Mass School of Professional Psychology), Graduate Certification, Executive Coaching • Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching, Center for Right Relationship • University of RI (Master’s Degree program, all but thesis) • Bridgewater State University, Bachelor of Arts Professional memberships & community activities • Board of Directors, Cape Cod YMCA (July 08- 2015) • Board of Directors, South Shore Women’s Center, 1997 to 2002 • Board of Directors, New England Society for Health Care Communications, 1998/99 • Board of Trustees, Marstons Mills East Horace Mann Charter Public School 2006 (Chair, 2007) • SEMHRA, NEHRA, CCHRA SPECIALTIES: " Non- Profits " HealthCare, Hospitals, Hospices " Physicians, Allied health care professionals " Government/Environ- mental " Economic Development " Education: Ed Reform, innovation, school improvement, public charter schools " Arts, Entertainment, Media " Professional services Strengths: " Appreciation of excellence and quality " Judgment " Critical thinking " Open-mindedness " Emotional intelligence " Courage Added Value: " Executive presence " Sense of humor " Ability to participate, lead and coach with fortitude and compassion. " Experience includes teaching high school English, language arts, adult basic education and English as a second language. " Former business columnist and author. " N