Sparq Coaching and Consulting

Consultant Name

Heather Kennedy

Categories

  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Development & Planning

Contact Information

Address

PO Box 45565

Phone

6086180063
6086180063 (mobile)

Web

http://www.sparqcoach.com
E-mail Heather Kennedy

Introduction

About Sparq Coaching and Consulting

Making work a place everyone wants to be!

We start by listening to you. We diagnose a client's learning edge, develop an achievable and results-oriented plan that demonstrates progress during the engagement and enables the client to continue growing after the engagement. Whether we work together on an individual coaching assignment, leadership and team development, change initiatives, or building your HR infrastructure, your success is our focus. 

We meet you where you are and take you where you want to go.

About Heather

Heather has over 20 years of experience in human resources with a focus on leadership, development, change management and coaching. She has worked in many different industries like retail, healthcare insurance, property and casualty insurance, call centers, logistics and distribution, finance, food service, agribusiness, biotech, consulting, non-profit, for profit, family owned businesses and Fortune 500 companies.  Heather is a former competitive swimmer, an avid skier and active outdoorswoman.

Services

Leadership Coaching

Our coaching process holds you accountable to your plan of action.  Engagements range from visioning sessions for executive teams to co-create a desired future for their company 5+ years into the future to individuals building skills to be more effective in their current jobs, prepare for a future role, or change career direction.

Organizational Consulting

Our consulting products and services span a broad range of organizational development areas including custom-designed leadership development, building HR Infrastructure, analyzing organizational effectiveness, and designing organizational structure. We work with you throughout the project to ensure the sustainability of the solution.

Change Management Expertise

Our Compass for Change [TM] supports large and small change efforts.  Our goal in change management is to build your organizations change readiness and resilience. Read more about the Compass for Change [TM] - http://tinyurl.com/nzc2pkt

Background Information

Education
Master of Arts, Organizational Psychology, William James College, Boston, MA, 2012
Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts, Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana

Certifications
SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Society for Human Resource Management, since 2015
Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, William James College, Boston, MA, 2011
Certified Diversity Trainer by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2007
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, Human Resource Certification Institute, since 2004.

Diversity Leadership
Director, Workforce Readiness and Diversity Committee, Greater Madison Area SHRM (GMA SHRM)
Race to Equity Facilitator, YWCA of Dane County
Presenter and Facilitator, Race to Equity: Off the Starting Line and into the Race, Breakout session at the 2015 GMA SHRM Human Capital Conference, May 12, 2015

Publications
Becoming a Change Champion!, Blog Post, June 2015. http://tinyurl.com/nzc2pkt
Tipping the Playing Field Towards Equity, Blog Post, May 2015. http://tinyurl.com/pwr7vqa
Equity in the Workplace Starts as an Inside Job, Blog post, April 2015. http://tinyurl.com/nqvef2v
Guest Editor’s Note. HR Strategy and Planning Excellence. Vol. 2, Issue 7. July 2014. http://tinyurl.com/kwte37y
Compass for Change: Leading your organization through times of change. HR Strategy and Planning Excellence. Vol. 2, Issue 6. June 2014. (Cover story.) http://tinyurl.com/o3fs2td

Memberships
National SHRM
GMA SHRM
Madison Area Chamber of Commerce
Madison Area Business Consultants

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