Cathy Mott, PCC, ISEI
Professional Leadership Coach
Cathy Mott is a leadership coach who is highly skilled at one-on-one coaching as well as group and team coaching. She has worked in many different industries, Automotive (Mercedes Benz Financial), Education (Michigan State University), and Healthcare (Trinity Health) just to name a few. She is well known throughout the industry for creative workshops and experiential coaching that has increased employee engagement by 23 % in just a matter of months. Her interactive workshops has an engagement rate of 95-100% She approaches each client with fresh new eyes to develop a plan that is specific to the organization, business or individual.
Cathy’s journey has been one of continuous growth and purposeful leadership. From Culture Change Professional, Executive Coach, Trainer, and Business Consultant, Cathy has had the privilege of training over thousands of individuals on what it means to unleash their personal power and become skilled leaders in life. She has also helped many to hone their skills to become authentic leaders as well as assisted organizations in identifying and developing emerging professionals.
Cathy currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Coaching Federation –Michigan. She endeavors to help more organizations develop a coaching culture. One of her professional goals is to help change the perception of the coaching profession from being something punitive for low performers to being a tool for proactive talent development and professional growth throughout organizations. – CWC Leadership Development, LLC
Cathy Mott is the author of “Shh…Just listen! Great Things Happen in the Silence”. This is a 30-day Emotional Intelligence Workbook that will tug at your heart, challenge your intellect, touch your soul and enlighten your spirit. Inspired by her journey to increasing her emotional intelligence and the work she has done in many organizations, Leadership and Life Coach Cathy Mott is sharing her personal and professional life experiences, to assist others in creating a safe space as they go on their transformational journey through reflections found in this workbook.
Mary “Toni” Flowers MBA, DHL, CCDP, CDM, SEIC
Dr. Toni Flowers is a Senior Executive that has amassed a very diverse skill set which enables her to work collaboratively across many disciplines. She is an Award-Winning, Certified Diversity Professional with credentials from both Cornell and Georgetown Universities. Her dedication to continuous learning has gained her a reputation among her peers as “a national thought leader”, a “strategic innovator” and a “skillful executive coach”.
Toni is passionate about the sacredness of the human experience. She views individuals as unique creations, priceless masterpieces, each possessing hidden treasure within. She has a keen ability to identify and unearth areas of personal and professional growth and development.
Organizational Culture Change: As former Chief Experience Officer, she has served to design and implement organization wide strategic change. Toni has been honored to be the inaugural Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer on two separate occasions. She is the co-chair and a member of the Executive Committee and faculty of the American Hospital Association’s, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s: American Leadership Council for Diversity in Healthcare. She also serves as lecturer and executive coach for fellows of the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity’s Certification in Diversity Management Program. In this capacity, she develops executives into Diversity & Inclusion professionals across the country in the creation of organizational diversity/disparities strategic action plans. Toni has also served as an exclusive member of the Human Capital Executive Research Board of Talent Management and Diversity Executive magazines. She has served as a judge for Diversity Executive magazine’s 2014, 2015 & 2016 Diversity Value Index, which is a national benchmarking tool.
Training & Executive Coaching: Toni’s global perspective of Diversity & Inclusion and her experiences as a cultural specialist enables her to provide training sessions that are engaging, enlightening and educational. Toni received cultural competency training from the National Multicultural Institute, health literacy training from the American Medical Association Foundation and diversity training from Georgetown and Cornell University as well as New Detroit’s Multicultural Leadership Emersion Series. Additionally, she is a Crucial Conversations® Trainer, Just Culture® Facilitator and an Executive Coach. As an executive coach her area of specialty and certification is Social and Emotional Intelligence (EQ), which is considered the greatest determinant of personal success.
She is a former research-fellow with the National Institutes of Mental Health: Career Opportunities in Research and has traveled as a medical missionary and trainer for over twenty-five years, working in many countries throughout Africa, South America, and the West Indies. She provides professional problem solving for clients using change management strategies, qualitative and quantitative research tools and multivariate analysis of data. It is her collaborative approach that has proven successful while partnering with senior leaders, various clients and internal & external stakeholders.
Jennifer Kraft, PHR, CCMP
With over 20 years of cross-functional human resource and human experience work, Jennifer has a broad view of how diversity objectives support not only the individual but the corporate culture as well. She is a certified human resource professional and change management practitioner who is passionate about the work she does in the design, development, management and implementation of programs that engage employees, create sustainable change, improve inclusivity and most importantly, the employee experience.
Her entrepreneurial history gives her the distinctive ability to be agile, respond to change with grace and effectiveness, and live out a winning spirit.
Jennifer has increasingly complex people-centered experience with small start-ups as well as large, global organizations participating and leading training, development and diversity efforts. Her diversity and inclusion work has focused on the development and implementation of out-of-the-box recruitment strategies as well as talent management programs. She implements best practices in order to foster relationships with universities in order to expand recruitment efforts to traditionally underrepresented students. Her infectious energy and motivational spirit allows her to connect with varied personality types in order to strengthen relationships with faculty and diversity-based student organizations to create distinctive outreach programs and events.
Jennifer’s creativity leads her to develop mentorship programs that mature skills and create opportunities for marginalized talent to have visibility with leadership that would otherwise be overlooked. She collaborates with teams and individuals in developing diversity and inclusion goals that become key factor in the performance process. She successfully collaborates with leadership to ensure these goals are on equal footing with other organizational goals. Additionally, she coaches leadership on mitigating biases where they are most likely to occur: during the selection and hiring process, points of assessment and points of promotion.
Jennifer has elevated her Native American heritage by building business resource groups to address the concerns of a voiceless minority. She also develops programs for Women’s Networking business resource groups, creates mentorship opportunities for the Asia/Asia Pacific resource group and leads Diversity Day efforts across the Americas region.
She accomplishes all of this easily because she is a Social & Emotional Intelligence coach-in-training, and deeply understands how to create safe spaces that guide people through change.