Carol has enjoyed a passion in the Organizational Development space for 18 years specializing in Leadership Communication with Korn Ferry following seven years as Associate Professor in the Humanities Department for the City University of New York. She carries a Professional Coaching Certification (PCC) with the International Coach Federation, a Masters of Fine Arts from New York University Tisch School of the Arts, a certificate in ‘Conflict Transformation’ from Baltimore Mediation, and is an ordained minister. Carol values lifelong learning and is currently achieving a certification for ‘brain based approaches to leadership’ from the Neuroscience Leadership Institute.
As a Coach and Facilitator, Carol’s work has occurred in various industries including Consulting, Accounting, Banking, High Tech, Supply Chain Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Advertising, Publishing, and others.
A parallel career path for Carol occurs in the non-profit sector where she serves as the executive director of a small family foundation and oversees disbursements made domestically and internationally. This work has taken Carol on service trips to Sierra Leone, West Africa for conflict transformation; Nicaragua for micro-lending to small business owners; the Amazon Rainforest for environmental sustainability; and Honduras for local community empowerment.
In her early career path, Carol taught high school English, co-founded a highly successful retail company, and acted and wrote for the professional theatre. She lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn where her hobbies include film, theatre, the fine arts, international cultures and cuisine, and all of the fulfillment which comes with living in the richly diverse environs of New York City.