Barbara is an exceptional learning and development leader. She excels at knowing best practices and, with her ability to partner with leaders, she strives at implementing relevant development for all levels of the organization. I learned a lot from her and appreciated her fun, energetic, and professional style.
— Director. Learning & Development, Financial Services
“I had the pleasure of working with Barbara. She was one of the first people I met and one of the reasons I chose to join the bank. Her knowledge, experience and genuine passion for her work was very inspiring. She is an effective communicator, terrific listener and natural leader. I would very much welcome the opportunity to work with her again!”
— Employee Communications Director, Financial Services
Jack is a leader who lives and breathes innovation. His brand of creative problem-solving is infectious. His expertise in non profit leadership is unsurpassed.
— Communications Director, Nonprofit
Barbara is an amazing professional speaker, trainer and coach and very knowledgeable in her field. Barb, thank you for all of your help, it will last a lifetime.
— Manager Infrastructure Engineering, Financial Services
“Barbara is a consummate executive leader. While working with Barbara, I personally witnessed her lead and take charge of significant initiatives for the development of the entire workforce. The dexterity and aplomb she applied to motivate, inspire, and lead the people stand to her everlasting credit. Having personally seen many of the quantified outcomes of her initiatives, I know that peoples lives and corporate fortunes have been significantly and positively impacted. I have heard many people express gratitude for the opportunities provided them by these experiences Barbara provided! Partnering with Barbara has been a singularly rewarding experience and I hope to maintain this partnership into the future.”
— Partner, Emerge Leadership Group
“Barbara has been a wonderful coach to me. She has the ability to help you understand what you actually have control of and help you identify what skills, when developed, will help you develop and strengthen your leadership skills. She is insightful and understanding. Her wealth of knowledge and experiences makes her an excellent coach.
— Director, Financial Services
“Barbara and I have worked together in various capacities over the last 13 years. I highly recommend Barbara and the value she brings to organizations, especially in the areas of multi-generational support, increasing performance, strategic planning, talent management, facilitation, training, coaching - and the list goes on! What makes Barbara particularly special and an absolute pure pleasure to work with, is her rare combination of a quality skill set along with her authenticity, her commitment to excellence, and also being fun to work with!”
— Executive, Business & Personal Coach, LifeVisions
“Barbara is a true professional. She has a keen sense for the big picture, understands how organizations work, and effectively manages important details as well. When it comes to organization development and learning, her years of experience combined with expertise, make her an excellent leader and someone with the ability to propel organizations forward, even in the midst of change.”
— Manager, Financial Services
“Barbara created a team of learning professionals inside and outside the organization and spearheaded the development of People’s Corporate University, an enormously successful effort.

Barbara was also an incredible coach, particularly to senior executives at the bank. She spearheaded the learning forums and put in place a learning management system to track results.”
— President, Business Intelligence Quest
“Barbara has been an extremely valued volunteer for United Way of Greater New Haven. She has been generous in sharing her grace and talents with both our staff and interns in facilitating communication, speech writing and public speaking workshops.”
— Campaign Manager, United Way of Greater New Haven
“Barbara is a gifted consultant who brings a vibrant and caring energy to her work. Barbara brought together senior executives, school superintendents and other community leaders in a community-wide collaboration to help children at risk. She is a strong leader and skillful facilitator.”
— Senior Consultant, Cadence Consulting