About the Author
At the heart of Teressa’s work is a belief that self-awareness and the ability to forge effective partnerships with stakeholders establish the foundation for sustained success. Her experience, undergirded by interpersonal competence, professionalism, and compassion, enables her to support others as they confront complex business challenges and evolve as leaders. Having held key positions in major corporations, Teressa’s professional experience spans the pharmaceutical, financial, retail, and consumer products industries. Her diverse client list has included the American Express Company; AT&T; AstraZeneca; Barnett Banks; Consolidated Edison; Forest Laboratories; GlaxoSmithKline; Harley Davidson; Merrill Lynch; The Prudential; Texaco; The United Negro College Fund; and The Thurgood Marshall College Fund. A professional speaker, as well as a former adjunct faculty member at The American University/NTL Institute’s Masters of Science in Organization Development, Teressa has been published in the areas of workforce diversity and effective intercultural communication. She is a qualified user of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the DiSC Personal Profile System. Additionally, she is a certified Organization Workshop trainer, a Power Lab coach, and a Core Energetics therapist. Educated in Psychology, Organization Development, and Human Resources Education, Teressa is a graduate of Beaver College and Boston University. Her memberships have included the National Training Laboratories Institute (NTL); the Organization Development Network; The Women’s Leadership Collaboration; and The Forum of Executive Women. With a lifelong commitment to supporting the growth and development of people, Teressa is especially skillful at helping others achieve their desired results. She has the gift of clear sight, coupled with an ability to effectively deliver feedback, support internalization of the data, design actionable development plans, and encourage personal accountability.